PCI (short for Payment Card Industry) compliance is a set of rules that control data security across a wide-ranging series of credit and debit card payments. Businesses must abide by these rules outlined by the PCI Security Standards Council in order for their merchant account to remain in suitable standing.
Every business that accepts debit/credit cards must comply with these PCI standards, no matter what processing manner they use. Thanks to BluePay for putting together this slideshow answering some FAQs and debunking some myths regarding PCI compliance.
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