What are PCI standards?
All companies that process, store, or transmit credit card information must maintain a secure environment. The standards were created by Amex, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa to protect businesses and consumers alike.
This includes all:
- Software providers
Bambora goes through numerous security audits, including but not limited to PCI, SOC 1, and SOC 2. Bambora is also audited on an ongoing, annual basis by our partnered banks and card schemes.
If you acquire your merchant account through Bambora, we will ask you to complete a PCI DSS self-assessment questionnaire and, if required, a network scan.
How do I know what level of PCI compliance is required for my business?
If you accept credit cards, you are required to uphold PCI standards.
Is Bambora PCI compliant?
Yes, we are Level 1, the highest level.
Do I need to sign up for PCI compliance?
To become a Bambora merchant, you will need to complete a PCI DSS self-assessment questionnaire upon sign-up.
What does PCI stand for?
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards, the full abbreviation is PCI DSS.
Where can I view the full PCI standards?
You can find on the Official PCI Security Standards website, or you can click here.