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PCI Compliance

In this article “How to make your Plesk Server PCI Compliant“, I make a list of a few useful steps in the process of passing a PCI compliance scan – especially if you are running Plesk or a similar platform which supposedly “does it all for you” .. even though it doesn’t “quite” do that.

 

PCI is the Payment Cards Industry and it governs the Security Standards required by all businesses who accept payments by credit card whether it is online in a virtual store, or even through an electronic payment system in a physical store.

For merchants, the PCI Council website has a number of helpful pointers and fact sheets which are very much worth a read.

Fido.Net’s team of experienced engineers and management have been working in the internet industry since its inception in the UK back in 1992. Jon Morby, the founder and owner of Fido.Net originally started in IT as far back as 1982, and was one of the UK (and Europe’s) main importers of both email and echomail for the fidonet network of amateur bulletin boards, running the fidonet.org Internet gateway from 1985 through to 1994. Jon Morby - founder of Fido.Net. Although enjoying a successful career in Stock Broking working out of the Birmingham Stock Exchange, Jon felt the real future was in the Internet; and after some persuasion by Demon’s then Managing Director Cliff Stanford, Jon joined Demon Internet Ltd, initially responsible for their Birmingham Point of Presence (PoP) from 1993 to 1995 and then moving to London to supervise Demon’s growing technical support team. By the time Jon finally left Demon in January 2000 he was their Advanced Technologies Manager responsible for managing the development and implementation of the next generation systems which Scottish Telecom (now Thus PLC) and Demon would be rolling out over the next 3-5 years – a far cry from his original days running a support desk of 5 staff! Fido.Net’s senior staff have had a grounding in the Internet with the majority of them having worked for ISP’s such as Demon Internet, EasyNet and other main stream UK Service Providers, as well as some of the first large Internet Portals (including online trading experts The Interactive Investor, and the not so successful boo.com).

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