PCI Security Standard struggles to get full credit
Judging by the buzz at last week’s RSA Conference 2007 here, few data security standards have attracted as much attention — or generated as much angst — inside IT departments as the one being pushed by Visa U.S.A. Inc., Master�Card International Inc. and other credit card companies.
The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard, which prescribes a set of 12 security controls for all businesses that process credit or debit card transactions, has emerged as a leading example of the private sector’s effort to regulate itself when it comes to protecting data.
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