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Point of Sale (POS) Security Issues

POS related data breaches and security issues in recent years indicate that POS systems are vulnerable and may be at risk from attacks.

Point of Sale (POS) Security Checklist

Merchants are responsible for ensuring that their respective payment systems and infrastructures are secure.

What are the Acceptable Formats for Truncation of PAN

The industry practice is to eliminate the middle six digits, but the standards for each major card brand range slightly. Organizations seeking flexibility in this area should review the individual requirements for each card brand.

What You Should Know About PCI Compliant Call Recording

If the organization also receives payments over the phone, it may pose issues for PCI DSS compliance, which requires it to exclude cardholder data (CHD) from call records.

PCI Compliance For Call Centers

Call centers and organizations that accept credit card payments over the phone may not be sufficiently prepared to implement PCI DSS requirements. Below you can find critical components and potential design solutions to minimize the scope and risk of your PCI environment.

PCI Requirements for Storing Credit Card Information on Paper

To store credit card information on paper, you must cross it out with a dark pen to make the security code unreadable after completing the transaction and before storing a paper authorization form.

PCI Compliance Recommendations for Mail and Fax Orders

Many orders still flow through fax or mail payment channels and, like all cardholder data, must be handled and secured by PCI DSS.

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