Firms need to improve card security measures, say experts

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Firms that handle payment card data need to go beyond the minimum industry security standards to prevent security breaches, say industry experts.

The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council, a global forum that includes the major payment brands in its membership, currently sets security compliance requirements for firms that handle payment data. The PCI data security standard (PCI DSS), for instance, requires organisations to build and maintain secure networks, protect cardholder

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