If you are a merchant of any size accepting credit cards, you must be in compliance with PCI Security Council standards. If you are accepting credit cards on your website, you must be hosting your website in PCI compliant hosting environment.
PCI (Payment Card Industry) Security Standards is adherence to a set of security standards that were developed to protect card information during and after a financial transaction. PCI compliance is required by all card brands.
We’ve conducted a small survey in which 478 web hosting companies participated and 1089 shared hosting plans were reviewed. This survey is based on the following factors …
- 1089 Shared Hosting plans surveyed.
- 478 Web Hosting companies participated.
- 89% of shared hosting plans are non-pci compliant.
- 11% of them can help you pass Level 1 PCI compliant certification.