Roadmap to EMV

Is Your Restaurant PCI-DSS Compliant?

Starting July 1, 2010, new national regulations regarding storing of Credit Card numbers on computer based systems takes effect.
The following 12 high level Requirements which comprise the core of the PCI-DSS Standards are found on Visa’s Website:

  • Build and Maintain a Secure Network

  • Install and maintain a firewall configuration to protect data.

  • Do not use vendor-supplied defaults for system passwords and other security parameters.

  • Protect Cardholder Data

  • Protect Stored Data.

  • Encrypt transmission of cardholder data and sensitive information across public networks.

  • Maintain a Vulnerability Management Program

  • Use and regularly update anti-virus software.

  • Develop and maintain secure systems and applications.

  • Implement Strong Access Control Measures

  • Restrict access to data by business need-to-know.

  • Assign a unique ID to each person with computer access.

  • Restrict physical access to cardholder data.

  • Regularly Monitor and Test Networks

  • Track and monitor all access to network resources and cardholder data.

  • Regularly test security systems and processes.

  • Maintain an Information Security Policy

  • Maintain a policy that addresses information security.