PCI DSS Compliant Credit Card Processing
What is PCI DSS?
“The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a proprietary information security standard for organizations that handle branded credit cards from the major card schemes including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and JCB. [...]
The PCI Standard is mandated by the card brands and administered by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council. The standard was created to increase controls around cardholder data to reduce credit card fraud via its exposure. “ Wikipedia
in short, the PCI DSS is a security standard for safe handling of credit card information, made obligatory by major credit card brands.