After reading this chapter and completing the exercises, you will be able to do the following:
Understand the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).
Recognize merchant responsibilities.
Explain the 12 top-level requirements.
Understand the PCI DSS validation process.
Implement practices related to PCI compliance.
The ever-increasing volume of credit, debit, and gift card transactions makes the payment card channel an attractive target for cybercriminals.
FYI: Consumer Credit, Debit, and ATM Card Liability Limits
According to the Federal Trade Commission, consumers reported losses in excess of $900 million due to fraud per year during the last few years. This is expected ...