Many small business owners are the ones obligated to wear the “IT hat” in their organization. And why not? When you’re a growing business, hiring IT help for daily operations just isn’t a high priority - or in the budget. Instead, with a little bit of research, many business owners feel they (or their office manager) can handle all the IT basics on their own or with on-call help.
But if your business transmits or stores credit card data, it is subject to PCI DSS compliance—and the do-it-yourself IT route gets complicated (and expensive) real fast.