PCI DSS Compliance And EducationSource: Mercury Payment Systems®
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of 12 mandatory regulations created by the card associations to safeguard consumer card data. As the numbers of people using cards for payments has increased, so has the risk of card data compromise. Compliance with these PCI standards is now required for all payment processors, POS payment applications and merchants of all sizes.
We help our POS reseller partners understand their role in helping merchants comply with PCI standards. Our reseller partners are our merchants' information technology experts. Merchants rely heavily on them to set up security-compliant POS systems and configure system networks for secure operations. Resellers' long-term merchant relationships position them to know which merchants may need extra attention in complying with security standards.
The PCI standards focus on how to protect card data and network security. We work with all of our POS partners to help merchants with both. We help developers through every step of the integration process to ensure their payment application is PCI compliant. Many of our developer partners have gone the extra mile to become PABP validated and listed on Visa's website.
We make sure our reseller partners have everything they need to discuss PCI compliance easily and intelligently with merchants. We provide easy access to information, tools and resources on our customized MercuryView™ partner portal.