CNET News Interviews Bob Russo, General Manager of PCI Security Standards Council

In a recent interview with CNET News, Bob Russo of the PCI Security Standards Council discussed what it means to be PCI compliant. Key points addressed in the interview include how the council was formed, as well as industry standards and the consequences of not being PCI compliant.

Russo stresses that one of the biggest issues that remains a challenge in the credit card processing industry is education. Merchants must keep up-to-date and educated on industry news and requirements. With a full understanding of how PCI DSS works, merchants have a grasp on their responsibilities for keeping their customers safe and how to go about achieving compliance.

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