The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) has come a long way since its origins in the late 1900s, which is also commonly known as “dawn of the Internet era.” However, over the years, despite its humble beginnings, there have been many dramatic and traumatic twists and turns. Payment card compliance experts at SearchSecurity have created an infographic that highlights key events and turning points in the history of PCI DSS. Enjoy and happy processing!




After having reviewed the visual timeline, what do you think is the most significant event in the history of the payment card compliance mandate? Leave us your comment below!