Organizations that collect credit card and personal data not only need to ensure PCI compliance, they also need to consider how their vendors and partners that touch cardholder data address PCI standards.
Just recently, Ricoh earned PCI certification for our inbound services. (You can read more in this press release.) Our certification ensures we help you maintain your compliance and assures you of our commitment to data security and securing your data.
Of course, we also recognize that the more common term is PCI compliance. This might prompt the question, “ Is PCI certification different than compliance?”
In this article, we will answer that question, and we will also:
The PCI DSS includes 6 prime objectives, 12 key and 78 base requirements, and more than 400 tests to confirm compliance. It may sound like a lot; however, the compliance requirements really define data security best practices and can be understood from the 6 objectives: