PCI DSS: What Every DBA Needs to Know
The PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) defines security standards for organizations that handle payment card account data. This standard was created in 2005 by the PCI Security Standards Council, an organization founded by American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCB International, MasterCard Worldwide, and Visa, Inc. The Council's mission is to enhance payment account data security by encouraging broad adoption of the PCI Security Standards. This whitepaper gives an overview of the key PCI DSS requirements that apply to Database security and the Idera products that can help ensure compliance with crucial data security standard.