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What Is PCI DSS?

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a global information security requirement for any organization that processes or stores cardholder data.

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Build your security program on Tentacle using controls mapped to PCI DSS. Tentacle recommends key policies, processes, and procedures needed for PCI DSS to help you streamline the assessment process.

PCI DSS Considerations

Primary Goal
The goal of PCI DSS is to protect cardholder data and is a global standard that helps organizations securely process payments.
Validating Security
The PCI DSS puts a framework in place that encourages regular review and process improvement. Aligning with the standard helps ensure the safety and security of customers' card data.
Assessment Effort Level
Tentacle guides your organization through responding to the 281 total controls within PCI DSS so you fully understand how your security program maps to the standard.

Who typically adheres to PCI DSS?

PCI DSS is a requirement for any organization that stores, processes, and/or transmits cardholder data from any of the five major credit card brands. This is regardless of size or transaction volume of the credit card.

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