What it means to be a PCI Compliant Hosting Provider: Top 10 Requirements

PCI regulatory security standards are set by the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) to protect payment cardholder data. The standards apply to any person, company, or other entity that stores, processes, or transmits cardholder data. The goal of PCI standards are to build and maintain secure networks that protect confidential payment information from theft or other misuse. To comply with the PCI standards, hosting providers must meet the following criteria: Requirement 1: Install and maintain a firewall and hardware configuration to protect cardholder data For most, this may seem...

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