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PCI DSS Compliance a Challenge

DATA PROTECTION—UK

October 1, 2010

The deadline for compliance with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) passed yesterday for Level 1 UK merchants, however, just nine percent of this group comply, and according to a V3.co.uk report, security experts are using the deadline to warn against complacency in the industry. The current standards have been a challenge for merchants and "Version 2.0 is just around the corner," says Alan Bentley of endpoint-security firm Lumension, "meaning that merchants need to be concerned about their ability to prove compliance with v1.2, and with the steps they must take to get to the next stage of compliance."
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