Why Do I Need So Much Documentation for PCI DSS Compliance?

I can hear you roll your eyes but I’m glad you asked that question.

As a former senior IT security director once told me, “PCI compliance is an exercise in killing trees.”

I get it. Most people would rather have a root canal than document critical PCI Compliance processes.

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