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PCI SSC releases E-commerce Guidelines Information Supplement

by Administrator Administrator on ‎02-20-2013 07:44 AM (50,014 Views)

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council recently released the PCI DSS E-commerce Guidelines Information Supplement. This document is an excellent resource for any developer engaged in an e-commerce project involving card payments.  It provides an introduction to e-commerce security and guidance in the following key areas:


  • E-commerce Overview – an explanation of typical e-commerce components and common implementations and outlines high-level PCI DSS scoping guidance to be considered for each.
  • Common Vulnerabilities in E-commerce Environments – vulnerabilities often found in web applications (such as e-commerce shopping carts) so they can emphasize security when developing or choosing e-commerce software and services.
  • Recommendations - best practices that developers can leverage to help secure their client’s e-commerce environments, as well as list of recommended industry and PCI SSC resources to leverage in e-commerce security efforts.

The guidelines can be found here:


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