Security Check by Trey Fischer Dec 29, 2017 Safeguard Your Business - Protect Your Point of Sale System Cyber Criminals Go After Point of Sale Systems Protecting your business from security breaches means more than protecting the workstations, laptops and servers on your network. It also means protecting your credit card terminals and point of sale systems that you may have to process credit and debit card transactions. Depending on your level of PCI compliance, your business may be required to have a firewall that protects your point of sale system. As cyber criminals continue to create new malware to attack credit card readers, it only makes sense to take the steps to protect your vital point of sale system. Did you know that businesses can be fined $5,000 to $100,000 dollars per month for not being in compliance with PCI requirements? Businesses can also have their rights to process credit cards revoked all together if they do not have the proper requirements in place. Make sure you understand what is required for your business to become and stay PCI compliant especially during the busy shopping seasons!