PCI Hosting Information & Guide

The guide to PCI Compliance and PCI Web Hosting

Biggest Challenges in Mobile PCI Compliance

Most of us think of things like security audits, log reports and PCI dedicated servers when we plan for PCI compliance. Yet, the reality is that a lot of ecommerce is becoming M-commerce: transmitting transactions through mobile devices, and not through computer networks at all. What are the biggest challenges in ensuring mobile PCI compliance? Keeping Up with...

What Makes PCI Programs Fail

By now, businesses know that using PCI compliance services is a must in order to meet the DSS-PCI guidelines. Yet, despite attempts to become compliant, some companies still fail. What are the primary reasons that PCI compliance presents so many challenges? Failure to Plan The reason that enterprises most often end up with a system that’s just not working is...

The Highest Costs of PCI Compliance

When developing a successful strategy for PCI compliance services, it’s a good idea to be prepared for where the highest compliance costs hide. Here’s a look at the top three largest investments for achieving and maintaining PCI compliance. Physical Access Security Although many merchants think of PCI compliance as a virtual safeguard, the PCI DSS...

3 Tips for Long-Term PCI Compliance Success

Far too many companies look at PCI compliance as a short-term mandatory necessity. Just because you’ve jumped through a few of the initial hoops toward compliance, like taking the self-assessment questionnaire, consulting a Qualified Security Assessor or using PCI compliant hosting, that doesn’t mean you’re home free. Here are the top three tips for...

How to Build a Successful PCI Compliance Program

One of the most common mistakes in attempting to build a successful PCI compliance program is to start out with the wrong impression of what, exactly, PCI compliance entails. This leads merchants to pursue PCI compliance services with an attitude of crisis management rather than thinking about long-term risk mitigation. Here are some tips to help you build a...