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When your payment data is
vulnerable, it’s like leaving the front door of your property unlocked.
Thieves can come in, take what they want, and leave you economically and
But unlike physical theft, cyber thieves are not just stealing from you—they are
stealing from your customers, too.
And this means your business's reputation can be ruined overnight, especially if
the data theft incident makes the morning news.
What’s more, due to standards set by the PCI Security Standards Council to
prevent data theft, if cardholder data from your business is compromised and
you’re caught in noncompliance, not only do you have to explain to your
customers why you failed to secure their sensitive information, but also deal
with sizable fines and penalties imposed by the card brands.
Outlook Series' Michael Lippis interviews
Bob Carr to gain Heartland Payment Systems'
perspective on Credit/Debit Card Data Security.
Bob Carr is the CEO at Heartland