Assignment: PCI Compliance
1. Explain why PCI Compliance is so important?
2. What are the implications for companies that are are not PCI compliant? What can potentially happen to if companies are not compliant?
3. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is not a law, but merely a standard. What information systems security controls and countermeasures should be in place to achieve this standard. Please give examples to support your answer.
4. Suppose you were a consultant to a major corporation. What PCI-DSS compliant mitigation remedies would you recommend to your client?
Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:
1. The answer should be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.
2. The response also includes a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student's name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
3. Also include a reference page. The Citations and references should follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.