[ISN] PCI council gives up, dumbs down PCI DSS for small business

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/05/22/pci_council_drafts_small_biz_security_militia/ By Darren Pauli The Register 22 May 2015 The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council has created a taskforce charged with improving security among small businesses. The prodigious task will be tackled by encouraging small businesses to adopt security best practice and simplified Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). Barclaycard payment security manager and taskforce chair Phil Jones says the Small Merchant Taskforce will focus on the most vulnerable business vertical. “Though incidents of fraud are low, it’s small merchants that are particularly vulnerable to attack from hackers,” Jones says. […]