Are your stores compliant? Take the Omega compliance quiz to find out.
Data security starts with PCI compliance, it doesn’t stop there.
If you think your stores are compliant, think again.
Faced with the growing number of data breaches among retailers of all sizes, the Payment Card Industry
Council introduced the updated version PCI DSS 3.2. The rigorous new guidelines require Level 2 merchants meet stringent standards and demonstrate continuous compliance all through the year.
Depending on the current state of your data security, compliance is a multi-stage process that can take months to achieve.
Are you ready for a PCI audit? Take our quiz!
Step 1: Assess your situation
Complete a Self Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) to determine the current state of your data security infrastructure and identify any weaknesses.
Step 2: Gap Analysis
Evaluate your SAQ against the new PCI standards to determine where you need to shore up your data defenses.
Step 3: Design and Implement
Create and deploy the improvements needed to secure your data and meet compliance guidelines.
Step 4: Logging
Put your upgraded system to the test before hackers do by running scans of every element. Log and evaluate the results and make any necessary corrections.
Step 5: Reporting
Demonstrate your compliance by having a third-party Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) submit a thorough report to your acquiring banks.
Assessor (QSA) submit a thorough report to your acquiring banks.
Working with an experienced, independent PCI 3.1 certified Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) like Omega can help speed the process at every stage. Because our solutions are software based, they can be deployed quickly using your existing IT infrastructure. As a member of the PCI Security Council, Omega understands exactly what it takes to help your company achieve continuous compliance.
Is your enterprise ready for PCI compliance? Find out with our free Compliance Checklist.
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