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PCI Compliance, 4th Edition by Anton Chuvakin, Branden R. Williams

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Chapter 2

Introduction to fraud, data theft, and related regulatory mandates

Abstract

This chapter explains cybercrime and regulations, and provides a brief look at payment card fraud, cybercrime, ID theft, and other topics around PCI DSS.

Keywords

Fraud
Identity Theft
Regulatory Compliance
Cybercrime
Credit card fraud, identity theft, and broader personal data theft are problems that plague our information-dependent society and predate the age of the Internet. Ironically, things such as automated processing of financial data that make your life easier and more convenient also make crime easier and more convenient. Moreover, the Internet allowed crime that only happened on a small scale to grow and spread globally, and the Internet’s ...

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