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PCI Data Storage Do’s and Don’ts
Requirement 3 of the Payment Card Industry’s Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is to “protect stored cardholder
data.” For merchants who have a legitimate business reason to store cardholder data, it is important to understand
what data elements PCI DSS allows them to store and what measures they must take to protect those data.

Lifecycle Process for Changes to PCI DSS
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) secures cardholder data that is stored, processed or
transmitted by merchants and other organizations. Changes to the standard follow a defined 24-month lifecycle with
five stages, described in this document.

Payment Card Industry Security Standards Overview
PCI security standards are technical and operational requirements set by the Payment Card Industry Security
Standards Council to protect cardholder payment data.

Getting Started with PCI Data Security Standard
PCI security for merchants and payment card processors is the vital byproduct of applying information security best
practices in the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

Ten Common Myths of PCI DSS
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) secures cardholder payment data that is stored,
processed or transmitted by merchants and processors.
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