The Prioritized Approach to Pursue PCI DSS Compliance
By its comprehensive nature, the PCI DSS 3.1 standard provides a large amount of information about security—so much that some people who are responsible for cardholder data security may wonder where to start the continuous journey of compliance. Toward this end, the PCI Security Standards Council provides the following Prioritized Approach to help stakeholders understand where they can act to reduce risk earlier in the compliance process. No single milestone in the Prioritized Approach will provide comprehensive security or PCI DSS compliance, but following its guidelines will help stakeholders to expedite the process of securing cardholder data.
Download this document to understand PCI Security Standards Council’s recommendations on the priority of what to do first when implementing for PCI DSS 3.1