Credit Card regulations require that credit cards processed online be processed on secured servers and in a highly prescribed manner. Non-compliance can be costly, and dangerous to both buyers and businesses.
Safeguarding your business by following the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) Best practices. PCI DSS requires (via Requirement 12.7) that a background check be performed on any prospective employee who will have access to cardholder data or the cardholder data environment. Background checks are also recommended (but not required) for employees who only have access to more that payment type at a time when facilitating a transaction, such as store cashiers.
Background checks can include verification of previous employment history, criminal record, credit history and reference checks. The PCI DSS does not specifically say you have to do all of these things, only that you ensure background checks are completed prior to hire and that you conduct the background checks “within the constraints of local laws.”
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MENLO PARK, Calif. and TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- PGP Corporation, a global leader in enterprise data protection, and the Ponemon Institute, a privacy and information management research firm, today announced results of the fifth annual U.S. Cost of...