Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard

What is the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)?

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is compiled of a set of standards for all organisations that have involvement with payments cards. This includes:

  • Accepting payment cards
  • Processing payments
  • Storing payment card details
  • Transmitting payment card information

PCI DSS aims to make paying for goods and services by card as safe for individuals as possible and maintaining information security, minimising the risk of cyber attacks and data breaches.

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