Smaller Companies Are Larger PCI Compliance Risk

October 2009 - According to Byron Acohido, "Ponemon and Imperva surveyed more than 500 companies globally that cumulatively generate annual revenues of $5.6 billion and found:

  • 71% of companies do not treat PCI Compliance as a strategic initiative, yet 79% have experienced a breach.
  • 55% only focus on credit card information and do not secure Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, and bank account details.
  • Consumers are more at risk doing business with smaller companies: only 28% of these comply with PCI as opposed to 70% of companies with 75,000 or more employees.