What is PCI?
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of comprehensive requirements to help facilitate the broad adoption of consistent data security measures. The University of Washington has a contractual obligation to follow the PCI DSS.
The standard consists of twelve basic requirements, and corresponding sub-requirements, categorized as follows:
- PCI Requirements
The type of payment card transaction determines which of the twelve requirements a merchant must follow.
- University of Washington merchants are only allowed to be merchant type A or P2PE as outlined in the accepting payments standard page.
- For more information please visit the PCI Security Standards Council.
- All individuals who are involved with the acceptance of payment cards in any way must take the UW PCI training course annually
- Please contact email@example.com if you have any questions on determining what type of merchant you are.