Handling payment card data – and the sensitive information associated with it – is a very fragile responsibility, and it’s vital that vendors in the payments industry take proper precautions for account data protection. That’s why, since its founding, Kount has chosen to be certified under the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS.) As many online and payment technologies have chosen not to become PCI complaint, we’ve often been asked what makes being PCI compliant so different? What does it take?
Well ask no further – we’ve dedicated an entire post on what being compliant means, what it takes, and the benefits of meeting this specific set of security standards put forth by the credit card industry's PCI Security Standards Council.