Payment Security Breaches: Who's To Blame?
July 2012 Integrated Solutions For Retailers
By Bob Russo, general manager, PCI Security Standards Council
To avoid security vulnerabilities, data breaches, and costly fines, choose your vendor partners wisely.
As a retailer, I’m sure you’ve heard about the number of data breaches throughout the years. They’ve hit the headlines and the wallets of companies and their owners, sometimes costing millions of dollars to repair the damage of stolen credit card data and compromised systems.
I know that I have looked at these incidents with concern and I think I know what is going through many of your minds when each of these stories hits the hometown newspaper:
- “Am I next?”
- “Would my business survive if I were breached?”
- “How can I stop this from happening to my business?”