Tag Archives: Compliance

The Sounds of PCI Compliance

So I’ll admit I’m relatively new to the PCI Compliance arena. That said, I’ve been working with technology and financial companies for the last 15 years and while I’ve seen topics come & go; PCI Compliance is here to stay. I’ve noticed some commonalities from the folks I’ve spoken with recently and I wanted to share some […]

Understanding PCI Service Providers

One of the common misunderstandings we’ve noticed among merchants is in relation to the proper definition of a PCI Service Provider.  Most companies understand that if they share cardholder data with a third party, that entity is a Service Provider and needs to be covered for DSS requirements 12.8.x.  But there’s another class of Service Providers that often gets […]