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What is PCI Compliance

Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard also know as PCI DSS is a hot topic among merchants in the world today. It should be top priority to keep your customer's credit card information secure. You might be wondering how do I become compliant, will my merchant service provider keep me up to date on compliance, what does being compliant even mean?! We will walk you through some of the most important things about being PCI compliant.

What is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard?

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard is a set of security regulations that must be met by all merchants who handle credit card processing.

Does my business need to be PCI Compliant?

Yes, it is mandatory for all merchants who accept, transmit or store credit card (American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard or Visa) data, to be in compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard

What if I just accept credit cards online, does PCI apply to me?

Yes, PCI DSS applies to you regardless if you accept credit cards, in person, online or over the phone.

How do I know if my business is practicing PCI Compliance?

You can take the PCI Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) to ensure that your business is practicing the proper security measures. Email us for more information -

PayHub Payments takes great measure to be sure that all of our clients are PCI Compliant. We will walk you through the necessary steps to be sure you are up-to-date on all security rules and regulations. Not a PayHub client? Not to worry, we would love to help, email us at

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