What happens when a payment-security requirement isn’t enforced and is largely ignored by vast numbers of the industry participants it covers?
We’re about to find out come Jan. 31, the day that Visa Inc. officially requires merchant acquirers to ensure that Level 4 merchants use only qualified integrators and resellers (QIRs) to install, integrate, and support point-of-sale applications and terminal installation and integration.
Bartolik, Pete. “Visa’s QIR Mandate: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell?” Digital Transactions, https://www.digitaltransactions.net/news/story/6616. Accessed 4 Jan. 2017.