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How To Cut Compliance Costs While Remaining Compliant

With the next round of PCI standards nearing release, it's a good time to take a look at your company's compliance -- and how much compliance is costing you.
With the next round of PCI standards nearing release, it's a good time to take a look at your company's compliance -- and how much compliance is costing you.The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)is getting another revision, due in October, but an early look indicates that PCI compliance changes will be more surface than substantial.

All the more reason to take some time now to review your company's compliance posture -- and to look for savings opportunities as you do.

As Robert Lemos points out in a recent Dark Reading piece, three fundamental compliance and compliance cost questions should be addressed:

1. Data collection systems and audit report systems. Doing the upfront spending right -- efficient systems that minimize human labor -- may shave spending later.

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