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PCI Compliance: The Definitive Guide

In this excerpt from chapter 20, the author briefly discusses the challenges and success factors that the organization must be aware of to maintain compliance and achieve optimum information security for the enterprise.


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Although organizations that store, process, or transmit cardholder information are required to comply with payment card industry standards, most find it extremely challenging to comply with and meet the requirements of these technically rigorous standards. PCI Compliance: The Definitive Guide explains the ins and outs of the payment card industry (PCI) security standards in a manner that is easy to understand.

This step-by-step guidebook delves into PCI standards from an implementation standpoint. It begins with a basic introduction to PCI compliance, including its history and evolution. It then thoroughly and methodically examines the specific requirements of PCI compliance. PCI requirements are presented along with notes and assessment techniques for auditors and assessors.

The text outlines application development and implementation strategies for Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) implementation and validation. Explaining the PCI standards from an implementation standpoint, it clarifies the intent of the standards on key issues and challenges that entities must overcome in their quest to meet compliance requirements.

In this excerpt from chapter 20, the author briefly discusses the challenges and success factors that the organization must be aware of to maintain compli­ance and achieve optimum information security for the enterprise.

Excerpted with permission from the publisher, Auerbach Publications, from "PCI Compliance: The Definitive Guide" by Abhay Bhargav. Copyright © 2014.

The attached zip file includes:

  • Intro Page.pdf
  • Terms and Conditions.pdf
  • BeyondPCICompliance.pdf