Here is the next in the series from the PCI Council's - How to Protect Your Business With These Security Basics.
Security risks are everywhere these days - everyone up and down the chain is affected. At Skurla's Point of Sale Solutions, we take security very seriously - and wanted to share some resources from the PCI Security Council.
This month's topic: Understanding Your Risk - Scan for Vulnerabilities and Fix Issues
According to the Council:
"New vulnerabilities, security holes, and bugs are being discovered daily. It’s vital to have your Internet-facing systems tested regularly to identify these new risks and address them as soon
as possible. Your Internet facing systems (like many payment systems) are the most
vulnerable because they can be easily exploited by criminals, allowing them to sneak into
And, if you are processing through one of our preferred processors, Skurla's will assist you with your scan. It's easy and saves you money - because if you don't complete your scans, your Merchant Service Provider may start charging you non-compliance fees.