Merchants shouldn't have their heads in the clouds when it comes to data security — especially when they rely on cloud computing to handle payment card data.

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council on Feb. 7 issued a guideline supplement for cloud computing. The document is meant to help businesses choose various products and PCI certified third-party cloud providers, the council states in a press release.

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