What is PCI Compliance and why is it important?<br />paysimple.com |  follow @PaySimple | facebook.com/paysimple<br />
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard<br /><ul><li>The acronym, PCI DSS, stands for Payment Card Industry Data Secu...
The PCI DSS is designed to protect against credit card breaches, and compliance is requiredof all merchants accepting cred...
The “golden rule” of payment processing:</li></ul>Secure others’ payment information as you would your own.<br />www.paysi...
Only 16% of Level 4 (Small Business) Merchants are “very familiar” with PCI compliance.<br />Small Business and PCI Compli...
But why?<br />According to a Trustwave, an authority on security and PCI compliance management solutions, over 80% of merc...
Simplify PCI DSS Compliance<br />Find a PCI DSS certified gateway or software provider to handle the following:<br />Credi...
Your company will not store credit card numbers in a digital format<br />You company will not store any paper copies of CV...
The Final Steps to PCI Compliance<br />Visit the PCI DSS website:<br /> www.pcisecuritystandards.org/merchants<br />
Visit the <br />
Phone, mail, or web transactions<br />Retail<br />
The Final Steps to PCI Compliance<br />Visit the PCI DSS website:<br /> www.pcisecuritystandards.org/merchants<br />Click ...
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What is PCI Compliance and why is it important?

  1. 1. What is PCI Compliance and why is it important?<br />paysimple.com | follow @PaySimple | facebook.com/paysimple<br />
  2. 2. Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard<br /><ul><li>The acronym, PCI DSS, stands for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards
  3. 3. The PCI DSS is designed to protect against credit card breaches, and compliance is requiredof all merchants accepting credit cards
  4. 4. The “golden rule” of payment processing:</li></ul>Secure others’ payment information as you would your own.<br />www.paysimple.com | follow @PaySimple| facebook.com/paysimple<br />
  5. 5. Only 16% of Level 4 (Small Business) Merchants are “very familiar” with PCI compliance.<br />Small Business and PCI Compliance<br />Source: The Green Sheet<br />www.paysimple.com | follow @PaySimple| facebook.com/paysimple<br />
  6. 6. But why?<br />According to a Trustwave, an authority on security and PCI compliance management solutions, over 80% of merchants can achieve compliance within 12 hours<br />www.paysimple.com | follow @PaySimple| facebook.com/paysimple<br />
  7. 7. Simplify PCI DSS Compliance<br />Find a PCI DSS certified gateway or software provider to handle the following:<br />Credit Card processing<br />Transaction history storage<br />Credit Card account storage<br />Create asecurity policy for your company – and follow it!<br />www.paysimple.com | follow @PaySimple| facebook.com/paysimple<br />
  8. 8. Your company will not store credit card numbers in a digital format<br />You company will not store any paper copies of CVV2 security codes<br />All paper documents with credit card information will be kept in a locked filing area with restricted access<br /><ul><li>You can find an example of a security policy by visiting www.paysimple.com/pci, under item 3.</li></ul>What should a security policy include?<br />www.paysimple.com | follow @PaySimple| facebook.com/paysimple<br />
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  10. 10. The Final Steps to PCI Compliance<br />Visit the PCI DSS website:<br /> www.pcisecuritystandards.org/merchants<br />
  11. 11. Visit the <br />
  12. 12. Phone, mail, or web transactions<br />Retail<br />
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  15. 15. The Final Steps to PCI Compliance<br />Visit the PCI DSS website:<br /> www.pcisecuritystandards.org/merchants<br />Click on PCI DSS Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ)<br />If you process less than 20,000 transactions a year, select Questionnaire A<br />Complete the form and submit it to your merchant processing company<br />
  16. 16. Summary<br />Once you’ve completed these simple steps, your annual PCI DSS compliance is complete!<br />To review:<br />
  17. 17. Good luck!<br />www.paysimple.com | follow @PaySimple | facebook.com/paysimple<br />
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