PCI Council sets security requirements for mobile point of sale solutions

The PCI Security Standards Council has announced a new PCI Security Standard for software-based PIN entry on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) devices such as smartphones and tablets. Stores that offer customers the possibility to purchase things with their payment card usually have a hardware terminal and PIN entry device. But this can be too pricey an option for small merchants in markets that require EMV chip-and-PIN acceptance.

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