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Re: [Full-disclosure] Compliance Is Wasted Money, Study Finds
From: BMF <badmotherfsckr () gmail com>
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2010 15:56:38 -0700

On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 3:33 PM, Christian Sciberras <uuf6429 () gmail com> wrote:
4) I've looked into whether it was into our best interest to use PCI. (it
was decided that it wasn't worth the trouble)
At that time, I knew about PCI but not its details, at which point we got
someone to explain in detail for us.

This right here screams "bullshitter". It isn't as if you get to
decide if you want to use PCI or not. If you process credit cards with
the major card brands you are going to do PCI either now or
eventually. There is no other security standard which you can choose.
You also show signs of being a victim of absolutism. Nobody has ever
claimed that PCI makes you secure. It is a minimal standard which
experience has shown most companies need spelled out for them. There
is much more than just the things spelled out by PCI that need to be
done. As usual in these situations, your real complaint isn't about
PCI but about the people who just don't get the point.

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