Category Archives: PCI

Payment Card Industry Standard

RBI moves to check credit card fraud

Banks can install only those swipe machines including the double swipe registers at supermarkets which are certified for PCI-DSS Payment Card Industry-Data Security Standards and PA-DSS Payment Applications -Data Security Standards. Merchants and aggregators, whose card acceptance machines are currently operational on Internet Protocol-based solutions, have to mandatorily go through PCI-DSS and PA-DSS certification.

via RBI moves to check credit card frauds – The Times of India.

Bank of America to Offer Chip Technology for Credit Cards

Bank of America Corp. (>> Bank of America Corp) is throwing its muscle behind a credit-card technology aimed at cutting down on hassles U.S. cardholders may encounter when trying to make purchases while traveling abroad.

The Charlotte, N.C., bank said Monday it is including what are known as EMV chips in many of its consumer credit cards targeted at frequent travelers and high-net-worth customers.

via Bank of America to Offer Chip Technology for Credit Cards.

The (EMV/Contactless) World According To Visa « PCI Guru

The PCI SSC stated that while Visa is not requiring merchants to file a ROC or AOC, the merchant still has to ensure that it is PCI DSS compliant.  This means that the merchant still must go through the PCI compliance assessment process of a ROC or respective SAQ to ensure that their controls are functioning properly.

via The (EMV/Contactless) World According To Visa « PCI Guru.

Q&A: Teresa Carlson of Amazon Web Services Discusses GovCloud | WHIR Web Hosting Industry News

The new AWS GovCloud Region offers the same high level of security as other AWS Regions and supports existing AWS security controls and certifications such as FISMA, SAS-70 Type II, ISO 27001, FIPS 140-2 compliant end points, and PCI DSS Level 1

via Q&A: Teresa Carlson of Amazon Web Services Discusses GovCloud | WHIR Web Hosting Industry News.