Hospitality PCI Florida

PCI Compliance

Hospitality PCI in Florida assistance and services that we provide you include numerous protective and preventative tactics and solutions that have become quite necessary, because an unfortunate fact is that no organization is ever entirely secure, even with strong security measures in place!

The Payment Card Information Industry is an extremely high profile and tremendously targeted medium for breaching and the techniques of cybercriminals are only becoming stronger and stronger, more and more sophisticated, advanced, and successful!

However, with the right defense measures in place, like the ones with which we can provide you, you can incredibly decrease risks and vulnerabilities, making it much more difficult and as close to impossible as one may get, for hackers to breach your private networks!

Hospitality PCI in Florida (Payment Card Industry) Assessment Testing, again, is becoming not just optional, but required in today's ever-progressing, technological society, and unfortunately, PCI Compliance does not always equal security as many believe! The recent accounts of highly-publicized data breaches in PCI Compliant and "seemingly protected" companies are increasing by the day, proving just how critical becoming as knowledgeable, vigilant, and properly protected and prepared as one can possibly be, so call us today!

What are the requirements of hospitality PCI DSS?
To start off, the PCI DSS states that any merchant who deals with the processing, transferring of data, or storage of credit card information must comply with PCI DSS. That means this standard reaches from the retail location or point of sale to the vendor or merchant that scans the information or processes the card, all the way to the bank that releases the funds. The actual requirements state that any merchant must:
    • Incorporate and maintain one or multiple firewalls on their network
    • Not use Vendor supplied default passwords or configurations on software
    • Protect stored data
    • Encrypt transmission of cardholder data
    • Use anti-malware, spyware, and virus software
    • Restrict access to cardholder data on a need-to-know basis
    • Use unique ID configurations for individuals who have access
    • Restrict physical access to files containing cardholder data
    • Track and monitor access to cardholder data
    • Test Network integrity and security
    • Develop policies that address IT security

Complementary Services
IT Audit / Compliance Assurance Program
IT Risk Assessment
Enterprise Risk Management