PCI Hosting Information & Guide

The guide to PCI Compliance and PCI Web Hosting

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?...

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...

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...

Survey Shows Vulnerabilities Decreasing

A recent survey shows that vulnerabilities may be on the downward trend when it comes to PCI compliance services. The recently released WhiteHat Website Security Statistics Report has conducted every year since 2006 to present the statistics of existing website vulnerabilities, including those from custom Web applications. Is PCI compliant web hosting having a...