Experts helped address readers’ concerns on what happens if you get it wrong.

For the latest in our series of exclusive webcasts, we welcomed two ofthe country’s leading payment card industry (PCI) experts to the SCstudio: Chris Gaines, senior manager of Deloitte’s security privacypractice, and Branko Lolich,,data security manager, EMEA at AmericanExpress.

The event, chaired by SC editor Paul Fisher, was a great success, withhundreds of the magazine’s subscribers listening in and many using thelive link to send their queries directly to our studio guests. The pairalso gave presentations explaining PCI compliance and how to implementit with minimum fuss and maximum effect.

The virtual torrent of questions fired at the experts in the studiodemonstrated the high level of interest in this subject. It seems thereis a great deal of confusion about what exactly PCI compliance is, andwhat happens if merchants fail to meet their requirements. Otherquestions concerned the financial penalties and whether they are legallybinding.

For those who missed the original broadcast, an archive is available fordownload on the SC website.

If you are interested in sponsoring future webcasts, please contactkatherine.evans@haymarket.com

The SC Webcast series continues with Can consolidation work for you? on18 April. See www.scmagazine.com/uk/events for further information.