What is PCI?
Purchase Card Industry Data Security Standards is most commonly referred to as PCI DSS Created by the PCI Data Security Council. Regulations apply to anyone who stores, processes, and transmits cardholder data. A critical component is minimizing risk and maximizing protection. It applies to all forms of payment card acceptance mail, phone, fax, point-of-sale, and online. PCI DSS identifies and corrects vulnerabilities by ensuring appropriate levels of security are maintained.
Why is PCI important?
Boise State University has an obligation to students, vendors, alumni and others to keep their account information safe when processing credit card payments. Boise State must maintain PCI compliance at all times.
Who should take the PCI training?
All University Staff that handle and/or process cardholder data.
- Employees that process payments or issue refunds.
- Managers who have employees that have direct contact with credit card processing and data.
- Any employee that oversees, manages or works with credit card processing software or hardware
How often do you need to take the training?
The training needs to be repeated on an annual basis.