PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a proprietary information security standard written by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council for merchants that handle branded credit cards from the major card brands. This standard governs the rules around the secure storage, processing and transmission of cardholder data and all Eftpos terminals sold in New Zealand and deployed onto the Eftpos networks must meet the relevant PCI DSS requirements.