Merchandising/POS Software Must Be PCI DSS Compliant
If you have your payment card processing running through your POS Software at your business, make sure the POS Software provider has passed all the testing to keep your business compliant. We have spent tons of time and money making sure our product meets or beats all the standards set-up and you can be comfortable knowing you are compliant if you use ProphetLine POS Software. The passwords and encryption process are getting a little more complicated as characterize by the Dilbert cartoon below.
The following is a brief explanation taken from Wikipedia. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard is a worldwide information security standard assembled by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). The standard was created to help organizations that process card payments prevent credit card fraud through increased controls around data and its exposure to compromise. The standard applies to all organizations which hold, process, or pass cardholder information from any card branded with the logo of one of the card brands.