Nt2580 Week 5 Essay 2

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Adhering to a standard in business does a lot of things for your company. First, it allows you to advertise that you reach and maintain such standards. This shows potential and currant customers that you use and adhere to this set of policies and standards and that your activities as a business comply with these set of guidelines. In the cse of E-commerce it would show your customers that you are reliable and safe to deal with when it comes to their financial matters. It shows customers that you hold security of their personal details whether financial or otherwise to a certain height in your business. The PCI DSS website says that compliance with its standards with data security:
“…can bring major benefits to businesses of all sizes, while failure to comply can have serious and long-term negative consequences. Here are some reasons why.” * Compliance with the PCI DSS means that your systems are secure, and customers can trust you with their sensitive payment card information: * Trust means your customers have confidence in doing business with you * Confident customers are more likely to be repeat customers, and to recommend you to others

* Compliance improves your reputation with acquirers and payment brands -- the partners you need in order to do business * Compliance is an ongoing process, not a one-time event. It helps prevent security breaches and theft of payment card data, not just today, but in the future: * As data compromise becomes ever more sophisticated, it becomes ever more difficult for an individual merchant to stay ahead of the threats * The PCI Security Standards Council is constantly working to monitor threats and improve the industry’s means of dealing with them, through enhancements to PCI Security Standards and by the training of security professionals * When you stay compliant, you are part…...

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