How do retailers follow PCI DSS Compliance?

Security and Compliance At Talbot’s

Talbots is a leading multi-channel retailer and direct marketer of women’s apparel, shoes and accessories, based in Tampa, Florida. Talbots is well known for it’s stellar reputation in classic fashion. Everyone knows to look to Talbots when it is time to buy the perfect jacket or a timeless skirt.

Talbots customers are women in the 35+ population that shop at their 568 stores in 47 states, catalogs and online at Approximate sales for Talbots in 2010 were $991 million.

With its multi-pronged approach to reaching its customers, Talbots must be constantly vigilant in maintaining its records, having access to reports at any time and making sure it is up-to-date with its Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS compliance). PCI DSS is a set of requirements designed to ensure that companies that process, store or transmit credit card information maintain a secure environment for the information throughout the transaction process. It was the pursuit of the highest-level of PCI DSS compliance that brought EventTracker to Talbots’ attention.

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