The Coming Storm: PCI DSS 2.0

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On January 1, 2012 ce, the next version of PCI DSS, 2.0, will come into effect. Are you ready?

The Coming Storm: PCI DSS 2.0

I have always felt that PCI-DSS was no more than a lip service to proper security. Some HP employees will recall me saying that I think that PCI has as much to do with security as a monkey has to do with blueberry juice. I slay myself.

While I do not believe PCI-DSS is prescriptive or a panacea to whatever ails your organization, I have to admit that more money and effort has been spent on security and privacy due to PCI.

On January 1st, the new version of PCI DSS will become effective.  What’s the big deal, you ask?

Some of us had to deal with the 12 current requirements of PCI:

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