PCI SSC Releases mPOS Guidelines

What's Next In Payments®
8:27 AM EST February 3rd, 2013

The PCI Security Standards Council has published its new guidelines for mPayments compliance, the PCI Mobile Payment Acceptance Security Guidelines for Merchants as End-Users.

“Even with rapid adoption of mobile technology in payments, security still tops concerns for merchants. It comes down to the basic element of trust. Consumers want to have confidence that their information is protected – whether at their favorite restaurant, shopping online or making a purchase using a mobile device in lieu of a traditional POS,” said Troy Leach, CTO of the PSI SSC.

The guidelines center around three key areas: the security of a payments transaction, the security of a mobile device and the security of the payment acceptance system used by the merchant.

Read the full story here.

Topics:
Comments
Also by This Author
What's Hot
International
Global Consumer Confidence Ends 2014 With Slight Dip
infographics
iOS Responsible for 75 Percent of Holiday Sales
Merchant Innovation
Intuit, Uber Team Up to Simplify Taxes for ‘On-Demand’ Workers
Mobile Commerce
Marriott Fixes Android App Issue After Security Concerns Raised
View All Articles ››
You May Also Like
Company Spotlight
Different mPOS Strokes for Different mPOS Folks
International
Digital River Offers A Sneak Peak At Mobile eCommerce Trends
Mobile Commerce
Trustwave Buys Cenzic To Beef Up App Testing Capability
International
Shoppers Drop the Ruble, Russian Retail Sales Roll
International
Global Consumer Confidence Ends 2014 With Slight Dip
infographics
iOS Responsible for 75 Percent of Holiday Sales
Merchant Innovation
Next in ID Verification: Behavioral Biometrics
View All Articles ››