Sunday, July 22, 2007

My Article on PCI and Tokenization

I wrote a brief tip last week for SearchSecurity on the benefits of tokenization for PCI compliance.

Tokenization replaces a credit card number with a token in an electronic transaction. By hiding the real card number, it makes a merchant PCI compliant without having to go through the expense of upgrading their point of sale (POS) equipment with costly encryption systems.


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