Secure Online Trading


Secure Online Trading and PCI Compliance

If you are trading online, your website contains both business and customer information that is valuable to cyber attackers.

In New Zealand this year (2020), there has been a 42% increase in cyber incidents reported.

In April 2020 alone, there was nearly double the number of incidents compared to April 2019,

Make sure you are trading smartly and safely by taking the appropriate measures –

  • keep your updates current – software updates will help fix any weaknesses or vulnerabilities
  • turn on two-factor authentication (2FA) for your website to add an extra layer of security
  • enable HTTPS on all web pages to add security and privacy. and show your website visitors that your website is trustworthy

PCI DSS (Data Security Standard)

If you store, process and/or transmit credit card data, it is vital that you protecting sensitive information such as card numbers and related data.

PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is mandatory for all businesses that store, process and/or transmit credit card data.

Meeting PCI standards will help you protect card data from threats and also minimise data breach risks.

We can help you with PCI DSS compliance & auditing, and remediation, as also provide regular assessment through our accredited partners.

To find out more about PCI Compliance, email or call OutSource IT on 0800 OUTSOURCE (0800 688 768)