Credit Card Payments – PCI DSS

Credit Card Payment security compliance standards require Full Protection Measures for your Backup Power and Environmental Systems.  The following requirements are from the latest PCI-DSS Standards issued May 2015:

Power Monitoring and Control

“Tie all access control and monitoring systems to an Uninterruptible Power Source (UPS).” In addition, most all POS servers include UPS systems as a standard component. Maintaining and monitoring all UPS systems is critical to ensuring the integrity of all credit card data.

Environmental Monitoring and Control

Inherent in PCI DSS standards are maintaining an environment conducive to maximizing network equipment uptime. This includes proper cooling and environmental controls for all areas in which data is transported or stored.