The Prioritized Approach to Pursue PCI DSS Compliance
Source: PCI Security Standards Council
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) provides a detailed, 12 requirements structure for securing cardholder data that is stored, processed and/or transmitted by merchants and other organizations. By its comprehensive nature, the standard provides a large amount of information about security - so much that some people who are responsible for cardholder data security may wonder where to start the continuous journey of compliance. Toward this end, the PCI Security Standards Council provides the following Prioritized Approach to help stakeholders understand where they can act to reduce risk earlier in the compliance process.