Gartner Research

Securing Web Commerce Using PCI DSS

Published: 23 March 2016

ID: G00298555

Analyst(s): Jonathan Care


The worldwide adoption of EMV is causing data thieves to shift focus to Web commerce. Data theft is a strategic issue for many organizations, and this note shows how security leaders can use PCI DSS to reduce their risk of data theft and consequent exposure to fines.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Reduce the Impact of a Breach
  • Choose the Payment Implementation Architecture That Suits Current Maturity and Capability
    • Misconfigured Security Controls
    • Unsecure Coding Practices
  • Handle Deprecated Encryption Gracefully
  • Make Patching and Security Testing BAU Processes
  • Anticipate Developer Failure Through Security Controls
  • Appendix
    • Comparison of Differing SAQ Types

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