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PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)

Sites with online payment systems have to prepare their infrastructure in accordance with certain security standards. PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) is a set of standards prepared to ensure that these sites have secure applications and systems.

These standards are prepared by the PCI Security Standards Council. This board is supported by international payment infrastructure providers such as American Express, Mastercard Worldwide, Visa Inc., JCB International, Discover Financial Services.

If a virtual store is hosted in a data center with PCI DSS standard has proven its reliability worldwide. This increases the prestige and customer loyalty of the virtual store.
What Should Be Done for Compliance with the PCI DSS Standard?

For compliance with the PCI DSS standard of a hosting provider (data center, hosting companies);

  • Implementing specific lifecycles
  • Auditing by QSA (Qualified Security Assessor) and ASV (Approved Scanning Vendor) companies
  • In some cases, SAQ (Self-Assessment Questionaire) forms are required to be filled periodically.

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