Regarding Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance, there are currently no specifications for magnetic stripe-only hardware by the PCI Council so no magnetic stripe card readers (MSRs) of this kind are certified. However, when Blackbaud introduces new hardware subject to PCI-compliance certification, we will have that hardware validated. In the meantime, we will continue to follow all PCI Council guidelines.
While our magnetic stripe readers are P2PE compliant, Blackbaud Payment Service (BBPS)—our secure vaulting and tokenizing service—is PCI compliant and falls under our audit. Here are several links that may be of interest to you: