by First Data
Authored on: Jan 27, 2012
Download With over 20 billion credit card purchase transactions in the U.S. in 2009 and a highly complex system for processing those transactions, it�s not surprising that credit card information is a key target for thieves. Thieves have become adept at exploiting numerous vulnerabilities in the consumer-merchant-acquirer payment processing chain to gain access to this information. Fortunately, there are cost-effective solutions that are available to help secure sensitive data and reduce compliance costs.