3. Becoming ‘PCI Compliant’ If You Accept Credit Cards

Additional Resources

For additional information on the PCI DSS and how it relates to your credit or debit card acceptance, contact your merchant bank or third-party payment processor. Many merchant banks and third-party payment processors may require their merchants to demonstrate compliance with the PCI DSS through an approved security vendor program.

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Only 10% of US small businesses have a formal Internet security policy.

Source: 2012 National Small Business Study, National Cyber Security Alliance, Symantec, & JZ Analytics.