Visa seeks security unanimity

Wednesday, 16 May 2007, 12:03 AM EST

Visa U.S.A. Inc. is quietly intensifying its campaign to ensure that vendors of payment processing applications comply with a set of data security guidelines it is pushing as a companion to the PCI standard for securing credit and debit card transactions.

Early last month, Visa sent out a letter listing applications from six vendors that it wants retailers and other merchants to stop using because the products capture and store sensitive card data.

At Computerworld.

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