What is PCI Compliance and Why Should Businesses Care?

PCI ComplianceIn 2006, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) were launched to manage the ongoing evolution of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) security standards administered by PCI SSC, an independent entity created by the major credit card association members including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and others. But what is PCI exactly and why is it important to comply with these standards in your business? Here’s what you need to know.
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