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PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry – Data Security Standard) overview

PCI-DSS : Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard The full form of PCI-DSS is ‘Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard‘. PCI which is widely accepted set of policies and procedures intended to optimize the security of Card ( i.e. credit card, debit card, cash card etc) transactions and protect cardholders data against misuse of their personal information. PCI-DSS is governed by PCI council and PCI DSS was created in 2004 jointly by five major credit-card companies: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, JCB and American Express.
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SSL protocol overview

This post is about SSL(Secure Socket Layer) handshake protocol, you can say that SSL is a handshake protocol which allows server and client to exchange different parameters. This protocol performs its various job before application data is transmitted. There are lot of steps and things run behind the this protocol. SSL is a protocol which is used to send the encrypted data over the transport network.

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