PCI DSS consists of 12 main requirements designed to satisfy a myriad of security objectives. These requirements essentially satisfy what payment brands feel are basic controls for the effective assessment, remediation and reporting as related to securing sensitive customer information.
Depending on an organization's unique infrastructure and specific environment for cardholder data, certain controls may or may not apply.
• The 12 main requirements and how they fulfill six key compliance goals
• Repercussions for noncompliance
• Examples of how platforms such as UpGuard satisfy PCI DSS compliance