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What are the most common PCI violations?

Violations or negligence in PCI compliance can cost a fortune to organizations. The most common PCI violations are as listed below:

1. Failing to properly protect cardholder data: This includes not encrypting data, storing data in an unsecured manner, or failing to protect the data from unauthorized access.

2. Not adhering to the PCI DSS requirements: This includes not implementing the necessary security measures, such as an annual audit and assessment, cardholder data scans, file-integrity or change detection software, and not documenting significant changes.

3. Not properly managing cryptographic keys: This includes not properly storing and protecting cryptographic keys, and not properly rotating them on a regular basis.

4. Not properly fixing or excluding out of scope systems: This includes not properly identifying and excluding out of scope systems, or not properly fixing any systems that are out of scope.

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