Any merchant that accepts credit card payments is required to be compliant with payment card industry data security standards (PCI DSS).
Many of these security applications and legislation requirements, are too complex and costly for most organizations to manage in-house. Yet, few have chose to outsource payment processing security, despite the fact that it is a merchant’s best option for remaining compliant. This white paper highlights security concerns, potential data vulnerabilities and the regulatory risks and ramifications of security breaches for merchants. It explains how outsourced security technologies (SaaS, tokenization) can help merchants address PCI compliance.