What is Data Security?
Data security is known as the confidentiality, availability and integrity of data. In simple words, it is all of the practices and processes that are in place to ensure data isn’t being used or accessed by unauthorized individuals or parties.
Here at Live Well Nationwide we take data security very seriously. We ensure that we remain PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards) compliant and all systems are scanned for vulnerabilities on a regular basis to ensure our security systems are up to date and comply with industry standards.
Live Well Nationwide abides by Data Protection Act and EU GDPR legislation and understands why safety is paramount for our customers making payments online. We endeavour to make sure we secure ours customer’s payment card data. A Data Security Policy is inform across our organisation which sets out how we protect personal information.
What is PCI compliance?
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of requirements designed to ensure that ALL companies that process, store or transmit credit card information maintain a secure environment. The PCI DSS is administered and managed by the PCI SSC, an independent body that was created by the major payment card brands (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and JCB).
What you need to know about PCI Compliance
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of requirements designed to ensure that ALL companies that process, store or transmit credit card information maintain a secure environment. Cardholder data is any personally identifiable data associated with a cardholder. This could be an account number, expiration date, name, address, social security number, etc. All personally identifiable information associated with the cardholder that is stored, processed, or transmitted is also considered cardholder data.