In addition to defining PCI cloud hosting providers’ roles and responsibilities when it comes to achieving compliance in conjunction with clients/merchants, the recently released PCI DSS Cloud Computing Guidelines from the PCI Security Standards Council, also covers a few examples of compliance challenges that may arise:
How can many of these challenges be overcome? By establishing complete transparency with your PCI cloud hosting provider. As I wrote about in Four Ways to Gain Transparency with PCI Hosting Providers, here are some ways you can ensure complete visibility:
Customer Privacy in Cloud Computing Contracts Key for PCI Compliance
On January 31, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council issued its new set of card data security guidelines for merchants and payment providers. The supplemental document addresses increasing risks to e-commerce environments and how online businesses should work with … Continue reading →
PCI Compliance Supplement Gives Tips For Merchants
Last month the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) released their Information Supplement: PCI DSS E-Commerce Guidelines. These guidelines were focused on e-commerce merchants, and how to keep compliant whether outsourcing payment processing, keeping it in-house, or creating … Continue reading →
PCI Compliant Requirements & PCI Compliant Services Matrix
The PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards) require the use of certain technical security services. Below is a matrix of the requirements paired with actual PCI compliant services that fulfill them. Click on each PCI compliant service to … Continue reading →
PCI DSS Information Supplement: PCI DSS Cloud Computing Guidelines (PDF)
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