Yep, more PCI posts.

Visa has just released their new Payment Application Security Mandates which give a new timeline for merchants to use PABP (or now PA-DSS) validates payment applications. If you are using a third party application and it is not validated by July 1, 2010, you will likely be subject to fines by your acquirer.

There are other items leading up to that, but this is the big one for most merchants.

This post originally appeared on BrandenWilliams.com.