Small merchants make up lion’s share of credit card breaches

Smaller merchants tend to rely on their acquirer or independent sales organization (ISO) to initiate PCI DSS compliance validation. Without directive or enforcement of such initiatives, many will forgo basic steps to protect their networks and their customers’ cardholder data because they feel they do not have the time or the proper resources, or they’re just not aware of the requirement, the survey found.

via Infosecurity (USA) – Small merchants make up lion’s share of credit card breaches.