Regardless of size or industry, all companies that accept credit cards must adhere to the safeguards mandated by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard referred to as the PCI DSS. While most companies are aware of PCI, many are unsure what it means for their bsuinesses. As well, companies that use a third party for clearing and remittance often incorrectly assume that PCI compliance does not apply to them.
Companies often make mistakes when rushing to meet regulatory compliance deadlines. You should be careful to ensure you don't weaken your company's security in the process. Below are 5 of the most common ways companies make these security missteps: