Hackers and fraudsters aren’t just targeting corporations. Small businesses are often victims of serious data hacking and fraud. All businesses need to ensure they are protected. A data breach could have a big impact, resulting in fines, penalties and a possibly a serious hit to your business’s reputation.
The best way to avoid a loss in consumer confidence? Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards or PCI DSS.
PCI DSS sets operational and technical requirements for all organizations accepting process payment cards like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. PCI DSS has requirements to ensure a secure network and cardholder data protection, but requirements vary based on how many payment card transactions your business processes every year.
Complying with PCI DSS means you are protecting:
- Card readers
- POS systems
- Wireless access routers
- Online payment applications
One of the best tools to support PCI compliance efforts is a reputable payment processor. Inclera has partnered with Elavon to provide an online PCI Compliance Manager tool to help business’s easily report, manage and maintain compliance. The Elavon manger provides user-friendly financial protection in the form of breach reimbursement, online portals, education and process support, so your system will always be up to date with the latest internet technology standards.
Learn more about protecting your business with Elavon here.