PCI on Mobile Payment Acceptance: SPoC and Contactless Updates

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 29 May, 2019 in Software and Mobile and SPoC and Contactless
  PCI SSC recently completed the first of two request for comments (RFC) periods on the draft PCI Contactless Payments on COTS Standard and published a Magnetic Stripe Readers (MSR) Annex to the Software-based PIN Entry on COTS (SPoC) Standard.
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PCI Software Security Framework: Update on Assessor Qualification

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 23 May, 2019 in Software and Apps and Interview and PA-DSS and Software Security Framework
  Who will be eligible to conduct assessments under the PCI Software Security Framework? How will th... READ MORE

Request for Comments: P2PE Standard v3.0

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 22 May, 2019 in Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) and Participation and Request for Comments
  From 20 May to 19 June, PCI SSC stakeholders can participate in a Request for Comments (RFC) on th... READ MORE

Programs Update: PCI Software Security Framework

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 25 Apr, 2019 in Software and Apps and Interview and PCI DSS and Software Security Framework
New validation programs are being developed to support the PCI Software Security Standards. Together... READ MORE

PCI Standards in 2019: Q&A with CTO Troy Leach

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 12 Apr, 2019 in Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) and Interview and PCI DSS and PTS POI and Third Party Risk and Participation and Request for Comments and SPoC and Software Security Framework and Contactless
What do stakeholders need to know about PCI Security Standards in 2019? PCI SSC Chief Technology Off... READ MORE

What to Know About the New Card Production Security Assessor Program

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 11 Apr, 2019 in Training and Interview and Assessors and CPSA Program and Card Production Standard
PCI SSC is in the process of launching a new program to train and qualify security professionals to ... READ MORE

PCI Council Executive Director on 2019 Priorities

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 28 Mar, 2019 in Interview and PCI SSC and Participation
A little more than a year into his role as Executive Director, Lance Johnson provides an update on w... READ MORE

Resource for Small Merchants: Firewall Basics

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 15 Mar, 2019 in Small Business and Infographic and Firewalls and Small Merchant Resources and SMB Series and Resource Guide
In 2015 the PCI SSC created the Small Merchant Taskforce, a cross-industry consortium of payment sec... READ MORE

PCI DSS: Looking Ahead to Version 4.0

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 6 Mar, 2019 in PCI DSS
PCI SSC has begun efforts on PCI Data Security Standard version 4.0 (PCI DSS v4.0). Here we provide ... READ MORE

Regional Update: India

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 5 Mar, 2019 in Interview and Participation and India
Associate Regional Director for India, Nitin Bhatnagar, provides an update on PCI SSC efforts in the... READ MORE

Resource for Small Merchants: Glossary of Payment and InfoSec Terms

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 28 Feb, 2019 in Small Business and Guidance and Small Merchant Resources and SMB Series
In 2015 the PCI SSC created the Small Merchant Taskforce, a cross-industry consortium of payment sec... READ MORE

Request for Comments: PCI SPoC MSR Annex

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 26 Feb, 2019 in Software and Participation and Request for Comments and SPoC
  From 26 Feb to 26 March, PCI SSC stakeholders can participate in a Request for Comments (RFC) on t... READ MORE

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