Requested changes or upgrades are required to be in place by July 1, 2015.
The threat of hackers and malware is very real and no campus is immune. PCI DSS 3.0 attempts to ensure that standards continue to evolve to meet new and emerging threats. By stressing the need for greater education and awareness, the notion that security must be a shared responsibility and the inclusion of increased flexibility to allow individual users a level of customization, the Payment Card Industry is working to both accommodate its customers and further solidify its standards.
If you would like additional information on PCI DSS 3.0 including a concise breakdown of the standards set forth by the Payment Card Industry for securing important personal information as well as the updated requirements for PCI DSS 3.0, download a copy of our eBook “Solving the PCI DSS Puzzle on Your Campus.”