Brett_Tabke - 5:14 pm on Sep 4, 2010 (gmt 0)
> I host at rackspace and was quoted $7,000 to
> $10,000 per MONTH for PCI Compliance.
What's worse, is that Rackspaces default server offerings fail several independent PCI Compliance tests like those from mega TrustWave.
> only store
That doesn't matter when your merchant provider requires that you pass pci compliance tests.
> Why do someone like me even need to be PCI Compliant?
Because there maybe holes in your server that allow third parties to sniff/intercept your CC data as it is submitted. Even though you are not storing the data - you are handling it.