Saturday, August 25

Why PCI isn’t enough to ensure data security today?

Ounce Labs thinks it’s critical for consumers to know that, in many instances, their credit card data is still not secure:
  • Compliance statistics are miserable with less than 50% of merchants able to meet the minimum standards of PCI DSS.
  • Even when merchants do comply, some portions of the standard are worded in ways that are open to interpretation.
  • Published reports have appeared that some unscrupulous auditors are taking advantage of non-compliant merchants by forcing them to utilize the auditors compliance services in order to pass – a blatant conflict of interest that compromises the integrity of the PCI audit process.
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