Chapter 11

PCI DSS and cloud computing

Abstract

This chapter makes you understand that cloud computing affects PCI DSS.

Keywords

PCI DSS
cloud
SaaS
IaaS
PaaS
Information in this chapter
• Quick cloud intro
• Where PCI DSS and cloud interact
• PCI DSS cloud scenarios
• What guidance is available
• What are the risks
• What should be done
Checking the media headlines will lead many to believe that the new paradigm of cloud computing is taking the world by storm. And, true, organizations have been taking advantage of cloud computing models for many tasks—from making their e-commerce offerings better to testing application and storing data. Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and payment security issues have ...

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