Tag: credit card

What You Need to Know About EMV and PCI Compliance

PCI is a series of security standards aimed at preventing data breaches and card data theft. EMV is a security standard as well, but it focuses primarily on preventing counterfeit cards from being produced and used.

Card Hunting: Finding Card Data For PCI

Unencrypted card data discovery is mandatory under PCI DSS Standard Requirement 3.1. Hence, an important factor for companies is understanding the best approach to take for card data exploration.

What Are the Parts of a Debit or Credit Card and How Do They Work?

A credit card is a card issued to customers that is used to make transactions, with the understanding that, should they be charged, the cardholder must actually pay back the card issuer for the value of the items purchased along with any negotiated fees and interest.

What do the credit card numbers mean?

Credit Card Number or Primary Account Number (PAN) is the identification number associated with the Card. It's contained in the magnetic strip.

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