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...

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...

Merchant Levels Breakdown

Are you required to use PCI compliant hosting? Do you know the right guidelines to follow for your merchant level? This quick guide will give a brief overview of the PCI DSS requirements, and how they vary depending on the merchant level that your business is categorized under. Understanding Your Level Merchants at every level of business may need PCI...

Going Wireless

All companies accepting credit card transactions must stay in compliance with the PCI DSS guidelines. This can include using a PCI compliant dedicated server, maintaining and auditing security logs and access records, and other measures to keep cardholder data safe and secure. For merchants who use wireless local networks, there are a few extra measures that...

Noncompliance: Fees or Fines?

If you’re using PCI compliant hosting for your online website transactions, you’re running a much lower chance of being slapped with fees or fines for PCI noncompliance. What’s the difference between fees and fines, and when are you at risk for either one? Fees Noncompliance fees are used by processors to deliver a costly reminder that’s supposed to encourage...