Minnesota gives PCI rules a legal standing

Monday, 28 May 2007, 12:03 PM EST

Minnesota last week became the first state in the country to turn a core requirement of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard into a law.

Under the state’s Plastic Card Security Act, companies that suffer data breaches and are found to have been storing prohibited credit or debit card data on their systems will have to reimburse banks and credit unions for the costs of blocking and reissuing cards.

At Computerworld.

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