Call centers are a rich source of sensitive personal information, particularly financial information such as credit card details. They are the main channel where customer problems are addressed, and sensitive data are shared. Personal data such as credit card numbers and social security numbers hold great financial value and are often bought and sold on the dark web by cyber criminals.
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WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO BE PCI COMPLIANT?
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of rules and regulations around credit cards, sensitive payment data, and other identifiers. Merchants are subject to $25+ fines per card leaked, suspension of merchant privileges, and mitigation costs that could skyrocket into millions of dollars for even a small data breach.
Back in the day, retailers would lock their doors and turn on their alarm system in order to keep their merchandise and customer’s information secure. However, as the world moves towards a more connected economy and businesses strive to become omni-channel to meet that demand.