Ten Common Myths of PCI DSS
Source: PCI Security Standards Council
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) secures cardholder data that is stored, processed or transmitted by merchants and processors. PCI DSS specifies 12 requirements entailing many security technologies and business processes, and reflects most of the usual best practices for securing sensitive information. This paper presents ten common myths about PCI DSS to help business optimize protection of cardholder data and ensure compliance with the standard.