PCI DSS For Small Merchants

Residential and Small Business Computer Repair

Recently at a local establishment while enjoying a frosty beverage, I thought I would check out some new mobile apps that I found.  These apps are designed to assist IT Auditors and Security Assessors to perform discovery of devices on a network.  The establishment in question has an open WiFi that allow the general public to connect in order to access the Internet.  When I launched the tool, I was surprised to see several business systems in the list of devices.  Of most concern were their Point of Sale (POS) systems clearly named as a POS system.

 

If cardholder data is stolen – and it’s your fault – you could incur fines, penalties, even termination of the right to accept payment cards!

I have performed PCI-DSS audits as an Internal Auditor and became more familiar with PCI-DSS regulations than I have ever wanted.  So while I reviewed the list of…

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