Compliance with the payment card industry data security standard

Tuesday, 28 February 2006, 11:32 AM EST

Because of growing credit card identity theft, the PCI Data Security Standard was developed to protect the privacy of cardholders and their confidential information. This standard is rapidly becoming a requirement for all organizations handling transactions involving any of the major credit card companies. Failure to comply with the standard carries stiff penalties including fines, and the restriction of future transaction handling ability by negligent firms.

This white paper explains the background and purpose of the PCI-Data Security Standard, how to define the 12 major requirements of the standard, and how Symantec solutions can help demonstrate compliance with each of the 12 requirements.

At net-security.bitpipe.com, free registration required.

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