PCI Hosting Information & Guide

The guide to PCI Compliance and PCI Web Hosting

Understanding the SAQ

The Self-Assessment Questionnaire is an integral tool for finding the PCI compliance services that are applicable to you. Yet, understanding the questionnaire itself can be so confusing that you might wish you had a tour guide. Here’s a few quick tips that can help you better understand the SAQ. Merchant Levels If you’re working on PCI compliance, then you’re...

Unanticipated Changes Could Cost You in Compliance

The business world has always changed quickly, but rapid advances in technology have brought things up to light speed. If you’ve made any recent changes to your business, it’s worth taking a few hours to review whether your PCI compliance services are still keeping you protected. Here are some things to keep an eye on. Changing Levels Many of the PCI DSS...

Help Centers and PCI Compliance

Maintaining security for online transactions by using a PCI compliant hosting provider and taking other measures to limit vulnerability is one thing, but how do you ensure compliance in a call center environment where cardholder data is exchanged verbally on a daily basis? This Call May Be Recorded Any organization that handles sensitive data from their...

Is Your Cloud Provider PCI Compliant?

The PCI DSS recently received a much-needed update that focused strictly on PCI compliance services in the cloud. These supplemental guidelines list a number of challenges associated with maintaining compliance in the cloud, not the least of which is recognizing who is held accountable in the event of a breach. If your cloud provider isn’t PCI compliant, you...

Planning Ahead for PCI Compliance

The Internet has made it easier than ever to start your own company right from the comfort of your living room couch, and all you have to do is accept credit card payments online. Yet, the second you start processing cardholder data, you’re bound by the PCI-DSS guidelines. How can you be sure that you’re not missing any requirements for PCI compliance services?...