PCI SSC Releases Small Merchant Guide to Safe Payments

PCI SSC Releases Small Merchant Guide to Safe Payments

With a significant portion of merchants switching to internet and cloud based processing, there is a greater risk of data breach. The Payment Care Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), the same organization that creates the standards for PCI compliance, has released a Small Merchant Guide to Safe Payments. This document covers some of the risks that small businesses face and provides basic guidance on how to mitigate risk and make your organization a less desirable target.

Some of the points they address are:

  • Don’t give hackers easy access to your systems
  • Use anti-virus software
  • Scan for vulnerabilities and fix issues
  • Use secure payment terminals and solutions
  • Protect your business from the Internet
  • For the best protection, make your data useless to criminals

For further reading, the document can be found at:
www.pcisecuritystandards.org

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The Agapay Team
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