Payment Facilitators and PCI: “Everybody Has to Start Somewhere”

An organization’s PCI scope – the components of its business that need to be included in an assessment – can have a dramatic impact on the costs for that company to comply with the security standard’s requirements. According to Chris Bucolo, that’s the fundamental reason payment facilitators need to “engage early.”

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Podcast: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

This week, we talk with Chris Bucolo, director of market strategy for managed security service provider ControlScan, about e-commerce security.

When they take on payments, companies jump into a complex system where all parties are responsible for maintaining data security.

In some cases, payment facilitators are companies that have created applications that work well for the vertical they serve. But they may not always be aware of all the risk elements associated with that application.

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