First published on MSDN on Jul 15, 2011
If PCI compliance with SQL Server is a concern for you, then you'll probably want to check out the
Deploying SQL Server 2008 R2 Based on Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) Ve...
white paper published by Parente Beard LLC. The paper is written by certified PCI auditors (QSAs) and is similar to the PCI v1.2 white paper that they previously published but updated for PCI DSS 2.0. It should be an invaluable resource as you prepare for your certification.