Chapter 13

PCI for the small business


PCI DSS isn’t just for big box retailers and large banks. Whether you handle millions or hundreds of cards per year, you must comply with the DSS. This chapter includes tips on how to achieve PCI Compliance in a small business, subsidiary, or satellite office setting.


Level 4 Merchant
Satellite Office
Information in this chapter
• The risks of credit card acceptance
• New business considerations
• Your POS is like my POS!
• A basic scheme for SMB hardening
• Case study
One of the key issues we face with respect to Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is the sheer number of merchants that process transactions. The merchants that fall into the top ...

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