PCI can be simplified. Moreover, enterprise-class retailing can be simplified. The Cisco Connected Retail Architecture provides the core infrastructure and principles for minimizing the complexity of running large-scale organizations. When combined with Cisco's strategic partners, compliance challenges are met with a comprehensive and unique approach that stands alone in the industry.
Compliance is a journey, not a destination. It requires continual attention to maintain. It is a journey that cannot be traveled alone. Trusted advisors such as auditors and vendors simplify the goal of maintaining compliance. Table 5-1 provides a summary of the PCI assessment results.