Oct 23, 2013

PCI DSS LEVEL 1, 2, 3, 4 Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard

Is  a proprietary information security standard for  organizations handling cardholders’ information for the major debit, credit, prepaid, e-purse, ATM, and POS cards. Each payment card brand (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, JCB International, etc.) has their own requirements and definitions of PCI compliance levels. PCI DSS LEVEL 1 is usually for merchants processing more than 6 (six) million transaction per year, PCI DSS LEVEL 4 for merchants processing less than 1 (one) million transactions per year.

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