NRF Exec Faults Credit Card Security Standard

WASHINGTON The chief information officer for the National Retail Federation here has taken a highly critical view of the data security standard established by the credit card industry to safeguard consumer data, calling it as well as complex and hard to manage. In a telephone media briefing held March 9 on The Real Cost of Data Security, Dave Hogan, NRF's senior vice president and CIO, said retailers

WASHINGTON — The chief information officer for the National Retail Federation here has taken a highly critical view of the data security standard established by the credit card industry to safeguard consumer data, calling it “convoluted,” as well as “complex and hard to manage.”

In a telephone media briefing held March 9 on “The Real Cost of Data Security,” Dave Hogan, NRF's senior vice president and CIO, said retailers have been having considerable difficulty complying with th

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