You must secure cardholder data to meet Payment Card Industry rules and SAMA regulations!
Small merchants are prime targets for data thieves. It’s your job to protect cardholder data at the point-of-sale.
If cardholder data is stolen – and it’s your fault – you could incur fines, penalties, even termination of the right to accept payment cards!
PCI Data Security Standard can protect cardholder data and prevent theft.
At IT Matrix we help merchants achieve PCI DSS compliance and prevent the following situations
What data thieves are after?
The object of desire is cardholder data. By obtaining the Primary Account Number (PAN) and sensitive authentication data, a thief can impersonate the cardholder, use the card, and steal the cardholder’s identity.
Sensitive cardholder data can be stolen from many places:
Defining “sensitive cardholder data”
Everything at the end of a red arrow is sensitive cardholder data. Anything on the back side and CID must never be stored. Everything else you store must be for a good business reason, and that data must be protected. PCI DSS explains how. Read more. https://www.pcisecuritystandards.org/merchants/