Infographic: Strong Passwords

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 22 May, 2018 in Small Business and Infographic and Passwords and Awareness and Vendors and QIR and Small Merchant Resources
The use of weak and default passwords is one of the leading causes of payment data breaches for busi... READ MORE

Q&A with Community Meeting Speaker Swati Sharma

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 18 May, 2018 in Community Meetings and Interview and QSA and APAC
  Asia-Pacific Community Meeting speaker Swati Sharma, QSA, CISSP, CISM discusses the payment securi... READ MORE

PCI DSS Now and Looking Ahead

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 17 May, 2018 in TLS/SSL and Interview and PCI DSS
Today the PCI SSC published a minor revision to the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) to account ... READ MORE

3 Things to Know About the PCI Software Security Framework in 2018

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 11 May, 2018 in Software and Apps and Interview and PA-DSS and Software Security Framework
As payments evolve, PCI SSC continues to evolve PCI Security Standards and programs for securing pay... READ MORE

Video: Strong Passwords

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 3 May, 2018 in Small Business and Passwords and Awareness and QIR and Small Merchant Resources and Video
The use of weak and default passwords is one of the leading causes of payment data breaches for busi... READ MORE

Infographic: Secure Remote Access

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 27 Apr, 2018 in Infographic and Awareness and QIR and Multi-Factor Authentication and Remote Access
Insecure remote access is one of the leading causes of payment data breaches for businesses. READ MORE

PCI Software-based PIN Entry on COTS Program Now Available

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 24 Apr, 2018 in Software and Apps and Interview and Mobile and SPoC
Earlier this year, the PCI SSC published the PCI Software-based PIN Entry on COTS (SPoC) Standard, w... READ MORE

New FAQs on Software-based PIN Entry on COTS

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 20 Apr, 2018 in Software and Apps and Interview and Mobile and SPoC
Earlier this year, the PCI SSC published the PCI Software-based PIN Entry on COTS (SPoC) Standard, w... READ MORE

Coming Soon: Minor PCI DSS Revision

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 18 Apr, 2018 in PCI DSS
  A minor revision to the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) will be published next month. The new... READ MORE

PCI P2PE in Practice Case Study: Northwestern University and CardConnect

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 13 Apr, 2018 in Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) and Case Study
  With a mission to enhance the level of transactional data security across every payment location o... READ MORE

Video: Secure Remote Access

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 9 Apr, 2018 in Awareness and QIR and Multi-Factor Authentication and Remote Access
Insecure remote access is one of the leading causes of payment data breaches for businesses. READ MORE

ISACA Partners with PCI SSC to Provide Discount on Industry Certifications

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 5 Apr, 2018 in Certification and Interview and QSA
As introduced in August 2017, in 2019 the PCI SSC will increase the industry-recognized professional... READ MORE

4 Things to Know About PCI DSS in 2018

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 29 Mar, 2018 in TLS/SSL and PCI DSS
  What happens next with the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)? Here we look at key updates and m... READ MORE

Share This: New Resources for Businesses on Payment Data Security Essentials

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 28 Mar, 2018 in Small Business and Breaches and Infographic and Patching and Passwords and QIR and Small Merchant Resources and Multi-Factor Authentication and Remote Access and Video
  New Payment Data Security Essentials video and infographics series aims to educate businesses on t... READ MORE

Q&A with Community Meeting Speaker Steve Marshall

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 22 Mar, 2018 in PCI Forensic Investigator (PFI) and Community Meetings and Interview and BAU and MEAF and QSA and APAC
Community Meetings are hosted by the PCI Security Standards Council in locations around the world. READ MORE

Video: PCI SSC Updates Training and Certification Program for Integrators and Resellers

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 21 Mar, 2018 in Breaches and Patching and Passwords and Certification and Interview and QIR and Remote Access and Video
  Watch this video with PCI SSC’s Chief Operating Officer on how training integrators and resellers ... READ MORE

The QIR Program is Changing: Here’s What You Need to Know

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 14 Mar, 2018 in Patching and Passwords and Interview and QIR and Remote Access
The PCI SSC continually listens to feedback and adapts its standards and programs to meet evolving n... READ MORE

Webinar: SSL and Early TLS Migration: Preparing for 30 June Deadline

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 9 Mar, 2018 in Awareness and TLS/SSL and PCI DSS and Encryption and Educational Resource and Webinar
30 June 2018 is the deadline for disabling Secure Sockets Layer/early Transport Layer Security (SSL/... READ MORE

Request for Comments: PCI Software Security Standard Framework

Posted by PCI Security Standards Council on 6 Mar, 2018 in Software and Apps and PA-DSS and Participation and Request for Comments and Software Security Framework
  From 6 March to 6 April, PCI SSC stakeholders have the opportunity to review and provide feedback ... READ MORE

PCI Software-based PIN Entry on COTS: Understanding New Test Requirements

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 26 Feb, 2018 in Software and Apps and Interview and PTS POI and Mobile and SPoC
Test Requirements are now available for the recently announced PCI Security Standard for software-ba... READ MORE

Resource Guide: Migrating from SSL and Early TLS

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 14 Feb, 2018 in Awareness and TLS/SSL and PCI DSS and Encryption and Educational Resource and Resource Guide
Is your organization still using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)/early Transport Layer Security (TLS) pro... READ MORE

PCI Council Supports Data Privacy Day with Free Training

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 25 Jan, 2018 in Training and Patching and Passwords and Awareness and QIR and Data Privacy Day and Remote Access
In support of Data Privacy Day, we’re offering FREE PCI Awareness training to the first 1,000 people... READ MORE

New PCI Software-Based PIN Entry on COTS Standard

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 24 Jan, 2018 in Software and Apps and Interview and Mobile and SPoC
The PCI SSC has announced a new PCI Security Standard for software-based PIN entry on commercial off... READ MORE

Now Accepting Applications for New Associate QSA Program

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 18 Jan, 2018 in QSA
As cybercriminals continue to target payments, cybersecurity skills are critically important to help... READ MORE

PCI Training for Merchants: Which Course is Right for You?

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 3 Jan, 2018 in Training and Awareness and Certification and PCI Professional
People are a critical part of keeping payment data safe and secure. READ MORE

Changes Coming to the QIR Program

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 21 Dec, 2017 in Patching and Passwords and Interview and QIR and Remote Access
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) is planning to restructure the Qualified Integrator and... READ MORE

Coming Soon: New PCI Software PIN-Entry on COTS Standard

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 19 Dec, 2017 in Software and Apps and Interview and Mobile and SPoC
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has been working with industry stakeholders to develop ... READ MORE

Request for Comments: PTS POI Standard

Posted by PCI Security Standards Council on 18 Dec, 2017 in PTS POI and Participation and Request for Comments
  From 18 December 2017 to 17 January 2018, PCI SSC stakeholders have the opportunity to review and ... READ MORE

PCI DSS Dates to Remember

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 15 Dec, 2017 in TLS/SSL and PCI DSS
  With 2018 come important PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) dates to remember. New requirements ... READ MORE

What’s Next for the PCI Software Security Framework?

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 11 Dec, 2017 in Software and Apps and Interview and PA-DSS and Software Security Framework
  In an earlier post, Securing Modern Payment Software with a New Software Security Framework, PCI S... READ MORE

PCI DSS and the Travel Industry

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 6 Dec, 2017 in Holidays and Hackers and Interview and PCI DSS and Small Merchant Resources
  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is now requiring that its accredited travel age... READ MORE

Preparing for Launch: Associate QSA Program

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 4 Dec, 2017 in Interview and PCI SSC and QSA
  In March 2017 the PCI SSC announced plans to develop an Associate QSA program, as part of a broade... READ MORE

Guidance: Multi-Factor Authentication

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 1 Dec, 2017 in Guidance and Passwords and Multi-Factor Authentication and Educational Resource and Remote Access
  Attackers continue to compromise valid user credentials to access company networks and steal payme... READ MORE

PCI SSC Associate Regional Director for Brazil on New Regional Engagement Board

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 21 Nov, 2017 in Participation
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) justannounced it will establish a Brazil Regional Engag... READ MORE

PCI 3DS SDK Standard Now Available

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 20 Nov, 2017 in Software and Mobile and 3-D Secure
Following publication of the PCI 3DS Core Security Standard in October, the PCI SSC has published a ... READ MORE

PCI SSC Cryptography Expert on Triple DEA

Posted by Ralph Spencer Poore on 9 Nov, 2017 in TLS/SSL and Encryption and Approved Scanning Vendors
  This article is intended to provide awareness and guidance on the use of Triple DEA (also known as... READ MORE

Serve on the first PCI SSC Brazil Regional Engagement Board: Nominate Now

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 3 Nov, 2017 in Participation
The first ever Regional Engagement Board is launching in Brazil in January 2018. READ MORE

FAQ: Can card verification codes/values be stored for card-on-file or recurring transactions?

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 2 Nov, 2017 in PCI DSS and FAQ
Did you know that the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) resource on the PCI SSC website is updated re... READ MORE

Strong Passwords: Payment Data Security Essential for SMBs

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 1 Nov, 2017 in Small Business and Passwords and QIR and Small Merchant Resources and Cyber Security Awareness Month
Passwords are essential for computer and payment data security. READ MORE

Payment Security in Brazil: New PCI SSC Regional Engagement Board

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 1 Nov, 2017 in Interview and Participation
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) just announced the opening of the nomination period for... READ MORE

PCI and the Next Generation of Payment Security

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 26 Oct, 2017 in Software and Community Meetings and PCI DSS and QIR and Multi-Factor Authentication and Third Party Risk and 3-D Secure
PCI SSC Chief Technology Officer Troy Leach talked with PCI Europe Community Meeting attendees in Ba... READ MORE

Payment Security Insights from EUCM Speaker Michael Christodoulides

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 25 Oct, 2017 in Community Meetings and Interview and Small Merchant Resources and BAU and Third Party Risk and Remote Access
  In this post, we get insights from Michael Christodoulides CISM, CISA, CRISC, Vice President, Secu... READ MORE

Payment Security Insights with EUCM Speaker Gary Glover

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 25 Oct, 2017 in Community Meetings and Interview and PCI DSS and QIR and QSA and Remote Access
  In this post, we get insights from Gary Glover, CISSP, QSA, PA-QSA, CISA, Vice President of Assess... READ MORE

What to Know About the New PCI 3DS Core Security Standard

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 25 Oct, 2017 in Software and eCommerce and Apps and Community Meetings and Interview and Mobile and 3-D Secure
  At this week’s PCI Europe Community Meeting in Barcelona, the PCI Security Standards Council  (PCI... READ MORE

Payment Security Insights with EUCM Speaker Speaker Tracey Long

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 25 Oct, 2017 in Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) and Community Meetings and Interview
  In this post, we get insights from Tracey Long, Senior Payment Security PCI DSS Compliance Manager... READ MORE

Payment Security Insights with EUCM Speaker Jacob Ansari

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 25 Oct, 2017 in Patching and Passwords and Malware and Skimming and Phishing and Community Meetings and Interview and Remote Access
  In this post, we get insights from Jacob Ansari, QSA (P2PE), PA-QSA (P2PE), CISSP, Director at Sch... READ MORE

Payment Security Areas to Watch

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 24 Oct, 2017 in Software and Community Meetings and Encryption and IoT and Ransomware
PCI SSC Chief Technology Officer Troy Leach talked with PCI Europe Community Meeting attendees in Ba... READ MORE

Payment Security Insights with EUCM Speaker Chris Novak

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 24 Oct, 2017 in Community Meetings and Interview and BAU
  In this post, we get insights from Christopher Novak, Director, Investigative Response Verizon RIS... READ MORE

Request for Comments: PCI Software-Based PIN Entry on COTS Standard

Posted by PCI Security Standards Council on 23 Oct, 2017 in Software and Participation and Mobile and Request for Comments and SPoC
From 23 October to 20 November, PCI SSC stakeholders have the opportunity to review and provide feed... READ MORE

What to Know About the PCI Software-Based PIN Entry on COTS Standard

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 20 Oct, 2017 in Software and Apps and Community Meetings and Interview and Mobile and SPoC
The PCI Security Standards Council has been working with industry stakeholders to develop a security... READ MORE

Securing Modern Payment Software with a New Software Security Framework

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 18 Oct, 2017 in Software and Community Meetings and Interview and PA-DSS and Cloud Security and Software Security Framework
Secure design and development of modern payment software is a key priority for the PCI SSC. READ MORE

Patching: Payment Data Security Essential for SMBs

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 18 Oct, 2017 in Small Business and Patching and QIR and Small Merchant Resources and Cyber Security Awareness Month
When businesses don’t apply software patches from vendors, they open themselves up to attacks, which... READ MORE

Vote Now for 2018 Special Interest Group Projects

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 17 Oct, 2017 in SIGs and Participation
From now through 31 October PCI SSC Participating Organizations are invited to vote on proposals for... READ MORE

Insecure Remote Access: Top Risk for SMBs

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 10 Oct, 2017 in Small Business and Infographic and QIR and Small Merchant Resources and Cyber Security Awareness Month and Third Party Risk and Remote Access
Recent attack trends show that hackers are beginning to move their focus to smaller merchants that h... READ MORE

Infographic: 3 Payment Data Security Essentials SMBs Shouldn’t Ignore

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 3 Oct, 2017 in Small Business and Infographic and Patching and Passwords and Small Merchant Resources and Educational Resource and Remote Access
  Attacks on POS systems at brick-and-mortar businesses are on the rise, leading to costly payment d... READ MORE

Request for Comments: PCI Card Production and Provisioning ROCs

Posted by PCI Security Standards Council on 27 Sep, 2017 in Participation and Request for Comments
From 20 September to 20 October, PCI SSC stakeholders have the opportunity to review and provide fee... READ MORE

PCI in Japan: Training for Merchants and Assessors Supports PCI DSS Adoption

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 19 Sep, 2017 in Training and PCI DSS and QSA and APAC
The PCI Security Standards Council continues to work with stakeholders in Japan to help support PCI ... READ MORE

Locking Up Remote Access

Posted by PCI Security Standards Council on 15 Sep, 2017 in Software and Small Business and Point of Sale (POS) and QIR and Multi-Factor Authentication and Third Party Risk and Remote Access
An analysis of account data compromises found that insecure remote access is the #1 point of entry f... READ MORE

Feedback Period: PCI DSS and PA-DSS

Posted by PCI Security Standards Council on 8 Sep, 2017 in PCI DSS and PA-DSS and Participation and Request for Comments and Software Security Framework
From 6 September to 15 November, PCI SSC stakeholders have the opportunity to provide feedback on th... READ MORE

Council CTO on Verizon’s Payment Security Report

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 31 Aug, 2017 in Small Business and Community Meetings and Interview and QIR and Compliance and Small Merchant Resources and BAU
Verizon recently released its 2017 Payment Security Report. In advance of the upcoming North America... READ MORE

Keeping up to Date with PCI DSS Dates

Posted by Gill Woodcock on 25 Aug, 2017 in TLS/SSL and PCI DSS and Scoping and Segmentation and Multi-Factor Authentication
In our previous post, we highlighted recommendations for preparing for the 30 June 2018 PCI Data Sec... READ MORE

What’s Next for the QSA Program?

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 23 Aug, 2017 in Interview and QSA and 3-D Secure
  In March 2017 the PCI SSC announced plans to evolve the PCI Qualified Security Assessors (QSA) Pro... READ MORE

Request for Comments: PCI PIN Standard

Posted by PCI Security Standards Council on 21 Aug, 2017 in Point of Sale (POS) and ATM Security and PTS POI and QSA and Participation and Request for Comments
From 18 August to 18 September, PCI SSC stakeholders have the opportunity to review and provide feed... READ MORE

Associate QSA Program: Coming Soon

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 14 Aug, 2017 in Interview and PCI SSC and QSA
  In March 2017 the PCI SSC announced plans to develop an Associate QSA certification program, as pa... READ MORE

FAQ: Is Two-Step Authentication Acceptable for PCI DSS Requirement 8.3?

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 11 Aug, 2017 in Passwords and PCI DSS and Multi-Factor Authentication and FAQ and Remote Access
  Did you know that the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) resource on the PCI SSC website is updated ... READ MORE

PCI Special Interest Groups: Industry Collaboration at its Best

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 10 Aug, 2017 in Interview and SIGs and Participation
  Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are community-driven initiatives that focus on payment security cha... READ MORE

Navigating your Path to Payment Security with the Prioritized Approach to PCI DSS

Posted by Lauren Holloway on 8 Aug, 2017 in PCI DSS and Prioritized Approach
  Director of Data Security Standards Lauren Holloway discusses a roadmap organizations can use to m... READ MORE

What’s Next for PCI DSS?

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 3 Aug, 2017 in Interview and PCI DSS
  PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) version 3.2 was published in April 2016. In this blog post we... READ MORE

Reducing Risk: SSL/Early TLS Mitigation and Migration

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 28 Jul, 2017 in eCommerce and Patching and Awareness and TLS/SSL and PCI DSS and Encryption
  Is your organization still using the SSL/early TLS protocols? Do you work with online and e-commer... READ MORE

The State of Payment Security in Brazil

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 25 Jul, 2017 in Malware and Events and Community Meetings and Interview and ATM Security
  Leading up to the Latin America Forum in São Paulo, Brazil, Associate Regional Director Carlos Cae... READ MORE

FAQ: How does Encrypted Cardholder Data Impact PCI DSS Scope?

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 21 Jul, 2017 in Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) and PCI DSS and Scoping and Encryption and FAQ
  Did you know that the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) resource on the PCI SSC website is updated ... READ MORE

Demystifying the NESA

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 13 Jul, 2017 in Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) and Interview and Encryption and NESA
  Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) technology makes data unreadable so it has no value to criminals ... READ MORE

Mobile Payment Acceptance: A Look at PCI’s New Software-Based PIN-Entry Initiative

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 10 Jul, 2017 in Software and Interview and PTS POI and Mobile and SPoC
  The PCI Security Standards Council has been discussing with stakeholders plans for a new security ... READ MORE

Are You Ready for 30 June 2018? Saying Goodbye to SSL/early TLS

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 30 Jun, 2017 in eCommerce and Patching and Awareness and TLS/SSL and PCI DSS and Encryption
  Is your organization still using the SSL/early TLS protocols? Do you work with online and e-commer... READ MORE

Industry Participation Critical to Payment Security

Posted by Mauro Lance on 20 Jun, 2017 in Awareness and Board of Advisors and Participation
  At the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) one of our core values is participation. READ MORE

Resource Guide: Defending Against Phishing Attacks

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 20 Jun, 2017 in Software and Small Business and eCommerce and Phishing and Small Merchant Resources and Educational Resource and Resource Guide
  Hackers use phishing and other social engineering methods to target organizations with legitimate-... READ MORE

Council Adds Training to Bolster Secure Payment Application Installation

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 1 Jun, 2017 in Training and Interview and QIR and Remote Access
  In 2012 it was reported that 76% of data breaches were a result of security vulnerabilities introd... READ MORE

Consumers in Japan Push Businesses on Payment Security

Posted by Jeremy King on 31 May, 2017 in Breaches and APAC
  For a nation at the forefront of technological innovation and adoption, consumers concerns about p... READ MORE

Infographic: It’s Time to Change your Password

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 24 May, 2017 in Infographic and Passwords and Educational Resource
  Passwords are critical for computer and payment data security. Just like a lock on the door protec... READ MORE

5 Questions with Swati Sharma

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 12 May, 2017 in Community Meetings and TLS/SSL and Interview and QSA
  Leading up to the Asia-Pacific Community Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, speaker Swati Sharma, QSA, ... READ MORE

5 Questions with Chalee Vorakulpipat

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 8 May, 2017 in Community Meetings and Awareness and Interview
  Leading up to the Asia-Pacific Community Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, keynote speaker Chalee Vora... READ MORE

Cybercrime challenges Asia-Pacific’s business landscape

Posted by Jeremy King on 2 May, 2017 in Breaches and Hackers and PCI SSC
  Asia-Pacific is one of the leading regional hotspots for cybercrime. It’s been estimated that busi... READ MORE

Making the E-commerce Channel Safer

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 26 Apr, 2017 in eCommerce and Interview and SIGs
  The Council published Best Practices for Securing E-commerce which educates merchants on accepting... READ MORE

Hacking is an Industry – The Cybersecurity Skills Pipeline is not Strong Enough to Keep it at Bay

Posted by Mauro Lance on 25 Apr, 2017 in Training and Hackers and QSA
  Hackers are proactive, relentless and constantly testing ways to exploit payment data for financia... READ MORE

Your Smart Home – A Hacker’s Playground?

Posted by Jeremy King on 18 Apr, 2017 in Breaches and PCI SSC and IoT
  The truly smart home is closer than we think. A world where the toaster talks to the kettle, and t... READ MORE

Insights from a PCI Forensic Investigator

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 12 Apr, 2017 in PCI Forensic Investigator (PFI) and Breaches and Interview and PCI SSC
  At the PCI Acquirer Forum in Las Vegas on 9 May, PCI Forensic Investigator (PFI) Tom Arnold, Payme... READ MORE

Making Payments Safer with PCI P2PE Solutions

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 11 Apr, 2017 in Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) and Interview
  Point-to-point encryption (P2PE) protects cardholder data from cybercriminals by encrypting data f... READ MORE

Infographic: Protecting your Payment Data from Malware

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 10 Apr, 2017 in Small Business and Infographic and Malware and Small Merchant Resources and Educational Resource
  Hackers use malicious code called malware (also called viruses) to break into computer systems and... READ MORE

Insights from the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 29 Mar, 2017 in Interview and MEAF and Third Party Risk and Remote Access
  In this post, we get insights from Chris Novak, Global Director of Verizon Enterprise Solutions. H... READ MORE

Minding the Cybersecurity Gap: New Associate QSA Program

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 29 Mar, 2017 in Interview and PCI SSC and QSA
  At the PCI Middle East and Africa Forum in Cape Town, the PCI SSC announced plans to evolve the PC... READ MORE

Foregenix CEO on State of Payments in the African Region

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 23 Mar, 2017 in Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) and Interview and MEAF
  In this post, we get insights from Andrew Henwood CEO, Foregenix. He will present Local is Lekker:... READ MORE

Making a Global Impact: Shaping Payment Security in 2017

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 15 Mar, 2017 in Interview and Board of Advisors
  The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) recently announced the election period for the next P... READ MORE

How the SHA-1 Collision Impacts Security of Payments

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 14 Mar, 2017 in Guidance and Encryption and PTS POI
Recently, Google and CWI Institute in Amsterdam announced that they successfully created a “hash col... READ MORE

Resource Guide: Preventing Skimming Attacks

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 6 Mar, 2017 in Small Business and Skimming and Point of Sale (POS) and Small Merchant Resources and ATM Security and Educational Resource and Resource Guide
  “Skimming devices” sweep up your customers’ payment card data off the magnetic stripe when swiped ... READ MORE

Making a Global Impact: Cartes Bancaires

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 20 Feb, 2017 in Interview and Board of Advisors
  The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) recently announced the nomination period for the next... READ MORE

Special Interest Group Q&A on E-Commerce Best Practices

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 15 Feb, 2017 in eCommerce and SIGs
The Council just published Best Practices for Securing E-commerce which educates merchants on accept... READ MORE

Making a Global Impact: Wells Fargo

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 13 Feb, 2017 in Interview and Board of Advisors
  The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) recently announced the nomination period for the next... READ MORE

Understanding New PCI Guidance on MFA

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 9 Feb, 2017 in Guidance and Passwords and Interview and PCI DSS and Multi-Factor Authentication and PCI SSC
  Attackers continue to compromise valid credentials to access company networks and steal data. To h... READ MORE

Making a Global Impact: Ingenico

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 7 Feb, 2017 in Interview and Board of Advisors
  The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) recently announced the nomination period for the next... READ MORE

Resource Guide: Defending Against Ransomware

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 6 Feb, 2017 in Software and Small Business and eCommerce and Malware and Small Merchant Resources and Educational Resource and Ransomware and Resource Guide
  Ransomware is the fastest growing malware threat. In a ransomware attack, criminals will infiltrat... READ MORE

Making a Global Impact: Barclaycard

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 1 Feb, 2017 in Interview and Board of Advisors
  The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) recently announced the nomination period for the next... READ MORE

Council CTO on E-commerce Best Practices

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 31 Jan, 2017 in eCommerce and TLS/SSL and SIGs
  The Council just published Best Practices for Securing E-commerce which educates merchants on acce... READ MORE

What do new PCI DSS SAQ changes mean?

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 30 Jan, 2017 in PCI DSS
  Self-Assessment Questionnaires (SAQ) are forms used by eligible organizations to report the result... READ MORE

Google Warns Users of Insecure Sites: What You Need to Know

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 25 Jan, 2017 in Small Business and eCommerce and TLS/SSL and SIGs
  By the end of January, Google will update its Chrome browser to warn users when a website that acc... READ MORE

Making a Global Impact: Worldpay

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 25 Jan, 2017 in Interview and Board of Advisors
  The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) recently announced the nomination period for the next... READ MORE

3 Things To Know About Ransomware, Fast

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 24 Jan, 2017 in Patching and Malware and Hackers and Phishing and Data Privacy Day and Ransomware
  In the spirit of Data Privacy Day and raising awareness around safeguarding data against cybercrim... READ MORE

Resource Guide: Tips to Protect Online Businesses from Cyberattack

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 3 Jan, 2017 in Small Business and eCommerce and Patching and Passwords and Malware and Small Merchant Resources and Educational Resource and Resource Guide
  Small and medium businesses are a growing target for cybercriminals. Using the internet, data thie... READ MORE

SMB Security Tips: Protect Your Business from the Internet

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 21 Dec, 2016 in Small Business and Breaches and Hackers and Small Merchant Resources and SMB Series
  Small and medium businesses around the world are increasingly at risk for payment data theft. Near... READ MORE

SMB Security Tips: Devalue Your Payment Card Data

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 21 Dec, 2016 in Small Business and Breaches and Hackers and Small Merchant Resources and SMB Series
  Small and medium businesses around the world are increasingly at risk for payment data theft. Near... READ MORE

SMB Security Tips: Check for Software “Bugs”

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 20 Dec, 2016 in Small Business and Breaches and Hackers and Small Merchant Resources and SMB Series
  Small and medium businesses around the world are increasingly at risk for payment data theft. Near... READ MORE

SMB Security Tips: Fight Off Malware

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 19 Dec, 2016 in Small Business and Breaches and Malware and Hackers and Small Merchant Resources and SMB Series
  Small and medium businesses around the world are increasingly at risk for payment data theft. Near... READ MORE

Assessor Viewpoint: Q&A on Scoping and Segmentation Guidance

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 15 Dec, 2016 in Guidance and Interview and PCI DSS and Scoping and Segmentation
The Council just published new Guidance for PCI DSS Scoping and Network Segmentation to help clarify... READ MORE

SMB Security Tips: Don’t Leave the Door Open for Hackers

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 9 Dec, 2016 in Small Business and Breaches and Hackers and Small Merchant Resources and SMB Series and Remote Access
  Small and medium businesses around the world are increasingly at risk for payment data theft. Near... READ MORE

Council CTO Discusses Scoping and Segmentation Guidance

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 9 Dec, 2016 in Interview and PCI DSS and Scoping
The Council just published new Guidance for PCI DSS Scoping and Network Segmentation to help clarify... READ MORE

Worldpay: Fighting Back Against Fraud with PCI P2PE

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 30 Nov, 2016 in Small Business and Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) and Interview and Small Merchant Resources
Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) technology makes data unreadable so it has no value to criminals ev... READ MORE

SMB Security: 3 Steps To Protect Online Businesses Against Cybercrime

Posted by Elizabeth Terry on 29 Nov, 2016 in Software and Small Business and Holidays and eCommerce and Breaches and Patching and Passwords and Hackers and Phishing and Small Merchant Resources and SMB Series
  With the holidays around the corner and with 57% of consumers shopping online (National Retail Fed... READ MORE

SMB Security Tips: Keep Hackers Out!

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 22 Nov, 2016 in Small Business and Small Merchant Resources and SMB Series
  Small and medium businesses around the world are increasingly at risk for payment data theft. Near... READ MORE

P2PE: Assessing Non-listed Encryption Solutions

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 22 Nov, 2016 in Point to Point Encryption (P2PE)
  Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) technology makes data unreadable so it has no value to criminals ... READ MORE

5 Questions with Community Meeting Speaker David Phister

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 16 Nov, 2016 in Community Meetings and Interview and ATM Security
  In this post, we get insights from David Phister, Diebold Nixdorf Product Management – Platform Se... READ MORE

SMB Security Tips: Vendor Security

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 10 Nov, 2016 in Small Business and Small Merchant Resources and SMB Series and Remote Access
Small and medium businesses around the world are increasingly at risk for payment data theft. Nearly... READ MORE

SMB Security Tips: There’s a Patch for That!

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 28 Oct, 2016 in Small Business and Patching and Small Merchant Resources and SMB Series
Small and medium businesses around the world are increasingly at risk for payment data theft. Nearly... READ MORE

Cyber Security Awareness Month: Building a Culture of Security

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 28 Oct, 2016 in Small Business and Interview and PCI DSS and Cyber Security Awareness Month and BAU
  As an Official Champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), the PCI Council will b... READ MORE

How Awareness Training Can Reduce Data Breach Costs

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 27 Oct, 2016 in Training and Phishing and Awareness and Interview and Cyber Security Awareness Month
  To mark Global Payment Security Education Week: 24-28 October 2016, the PCI Council is offering fr... READ MORE

5 Questions with Community Meeting Speaker Brian Hussey

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 19 Oct, 2016 in Community Meetings and Interview
  In this post, we get insights from Brian Hussey, Global Director of Incident Response & Readiness ... READ MORE

SMB Security Tips: Inspect and Protect

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 18 Oct, 2016 in Small Business and Small Merchant Resources and SMB Series
  Small and medium businesses around the world are increasingly at risk for payment data theft. Near... READ MORE

5 Questions with Community Meeting Speaker Christopher Novak

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 18 Oct, 2016 in Small Business and Community Meetings and Interview
  In this post, we get insights from Christopher Novak, Director, Investigative Response, Verizon RI... READ MORE

5 Questions with Community Meeting Speaker Chris Strand

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 17 Oct, 2016 in Community Meetings and Interview
  In this post, we get insights from Chris Strand, Security and Risk Compliance Officer at Carbon Bl... READ MORE

How Company Culture Can Defend Against Cyber Attacks

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 13 Oct, 2016 in Small Business and Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) and Passwords and PCI DSS and Cyber Security Awareness Month
  As an Official Champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), the Council will be sh... READ MORE

Securing Account Data with Point-to-Point Encryption

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 12 Oct, 2016 in Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) and Interview
  Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) is a critical technology for devaluing payment card data and prev... READ MORE

SMB Security Tips: If You Don’t Need It, Don’t Store It

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 10 Oct, 2016 in Small Business and Small Merchant Resources and SMB Series
  Small and medium businesses around the world are increasingly at risk for payment data theft. Near... READ MORE

SMB Security Tips: The Power of the Password

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 7 Oct, 2016 in Small Business and Passwords and Small Merchant Resources and SMB Series
  Small and medium businesses around the world are increasingly at risk for payment data theft. Near... READ MORE

Cyber Security Awareness Month: Phishing

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 6 Oct, 2016 in Phishing and Community Meetings and Cyber Security Awareness Month
  As an Official Champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), the Council will be sh... READ MORE

5 Questions with Community Meeting Speaker Beth O’Brien

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 19 Sep, 2016 in Passwords and Community Meetings and Interview
  In this post, we get insights from Beth O’Brien, Principal Product Marketing Manager, RSA, The Sec... READ MORE

5 Questions with Community Meeting Speaker Peggy Nolan

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 16 Sep, 2016 in Community Meetings and Interview and SIGs
  In this post, we get insights from Peggy Nolan Principal IT Compliance Analyst at Liberty Mutual G... READ MORE

5 Questions with Community Meeting Speaker Tim Rohrbaugh

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 14 Sep, 2016 in Community Meetings and Interview
  In this post, we get insights from Tim Rohrbaugh, VP North America, ControlCase, along with Kishor... READ MORE

The North America Community Meeting Mobile App is Here!

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 14 Sep, 2016 in Community Meetings
The North America Community Meeting mobile app is a free and easy-to-use resource. Access the latest... READ MORE

5 Questions with Community Meeting Speaker Joseph Pierini

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 13 Sep, 2016 in Community Meetings and Interview and Penetration Testing and SIGs
  In this post, we get insights from Joseph Pierini, Director of Technical Services at Payment Softw... READ MORE

5 Questions with Community Meeting Speaker Jacob Ansari

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 12 Sep, 2016 in Community Meetings and Interview and Compliance
  In this post, we get insights from Jacob Ansari, Manager at Schellman & Company, Inc. He will pres... READ MORE

Amazon Web Services: Cloud Security and PCI DSS 3.2 Compliance

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 9 Sep, 2016 in Community Meetings and Interview and PCI DSS and Cloud Security
Cloud service provider Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently announced its successful adoption of the l... READ MORE

5 Questions with Greg Johnson

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 1 Sep, 2016 in Passwords and Community Meetings and Interview
In this post, we get insights from Greg Johnson, Vice President of business development at A-Lign. H... READ MORE

National Restaurant Association: The Bottom Line: Your Business is at Risk

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 26 Jul, 2016 in Small Business and Interview and PCI DSS
In this blog post we talk with the National Restaurant Association’s David Matthews, co-chair of the... READ MORE

Barclaycard: Simplifying payment security

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 19 Jul, 2016 in Small Business and Interview and PCI DSS
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) Small Merchant Taskforce recently published a set of pa... READ MORE

Focusing on the Fundamentals: Payment Protection Resources for Small Businesses

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 7 Jul, 2016 in Small Business and Interview and PCI DSS
The Council has just published  a set of payment data protection basics for small businesses. READ MORE

Assessor Viewpoint: Adopting PCI DSS 3.2, multi-factor authentication and more

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 1 Jun, 2016 in Passwords and TLS/SSL and Interview and PCI DSS and Multi-Factor Authentication
Following publication of PCI Data Security Standard version 3.2 (PCI DSS) we sat down with READ MORE

PA-DSS 3.2: What’s New?

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 27 May, 2016 in Interview and PCI DSS and PA-DSS and QIR and Remote Access and Software Security Framework
The Council has just released version 3.2 of the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS)... READ MORE

PCI DSS 3.2: What’s New with SAQs

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 3 May, 2016 in TLS/SSL and Interview and PCI DSS
In our previous PCI DSS 3.2: What’s New? post, we outlined the key changes in the latest version of ... READ MORE

PCI DSS 3.2: What’s New?

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 28 Apr, 2016 in TLS/SSL and Interview and PCI DSS
With the ink barely dry on the newest version of the industry standard for payment data protection, ... READ MORE

Preparing for PCI DSS 3.2: Summary of Changes

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 19 Apr, 2016 in TLS/SSL and Interview and PCI DSS
In our earlier blog post Planning for PCI DSS 3.2: Key Dates, we outlined important dates and milest... READ MORE

SSL/Early TLS: Navigating Payment Application Validations

Posted by Brandy Cumberland on 11 Apr, 2016 in TLS/SSL and Interview
  The removal of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)/ early Transport Layer Security (TLS) as examples of sec... READ MORE

Why Become a PCI Professional? Here are 3 Good Reasons

Posted by Gill Woodcock on 8 Apr, 2016 in Guidance and Training and Awareness and PCI DSS and PCI Professional
If you are looking at the PCI Professional (PCIP) program you may be asking “What’s in it for me?” o... READ MORE

Planning for PCI DSS 3.2: Key Dates

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 31 Mar, 2016 in TLS/SSL and PCI DSS
In our Preparing for PCI DSS 3.2: What to Expect in 2016 blog post earlier this year, we outlined wh... READ MORE

ECPA and PCI: Collaborating on Global Payment Data Protection

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 22 Mar, 2016 in Interview
In this blog post we talk with International Director Jeremy King on how the European Card Payment A... READ MORE

Chris Novak: "Nobody is Immune from Breaches"

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 17 Mar, 2016 in Interview and Middle East
The PCI Security Standards Council will host the second Middle East Forum on 6-7 April 2016 in Dubai... READ MORE

SSL/Early TLS: Working with an ASV on Failed Scans

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 10 Mar, 2016 in TLS/SSL and Interview
In removing Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)/ early Transport Layer Security (TLS) as examples of secure e... READ MORE

Devaluing Data with Point-to-Point Encryption: 3 Tips for Merchants

Posted by Jeremy King on 4 Mar, 2016 in Point to Point Encryption (P2PE)
  There are many points payment card data can be exposed as it travels through a merchant’s systems ... READ MORE

A View from the Middle East with Izdehar Safarini

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 2 Mar, 2016 in Interview and Middle East
The PCI Security Standards Council will host the second Middle East Forum on 6-7 April 2016 in Dubai... READ MORE

Preparing for PCI DSS 3.2: What to Expect in 2016

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 17 Feb, 2016 in TLS/SSL and Interview and PCI DSS
With the December 2015 bulletin extending the deadline for Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)/Early Transpor... READ MORE

Acquirers: The Acquirer Checklist Resource is Available for Download!

Posted by Brandy Cumberland on 5 Feb, 2016 in Acquirers
One exciting topic from our recent PCI Acquirer Forum conference call was the introduction of the op... READ MORE

Assessing and Reporting Against PCI DSS v3.1: The Impact of New Migration Dates for SSL and Early TLS

Posted by Emma Sutcliffe on 3 Feb, 2016 in TLS/SSL
  On 18 December 2015 the Council extended the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) deadline for mig... READ MORE

It's Data Privacy Day! Awareness starts with you.

Posted by Linda Rudder on 28 Jan, 2016 in Training and Awareness
International Data Privacy Day is designed to raise awareness and promote best practices for protect... READ MORE

3 Ways to Protect Against Phishing Attacks in 2016

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 25 Jan, 2016 in Phishing
  “Phishing” happens when cybercriminals use specially crafted, seemingly legitimate-looking emails ... READ MORE

Acquirers: There's a PCI Forum Just for You!

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 15 Jan, 2016 in Acquirers and Events
Merchants rely heavily on their acquiring banks to help them with their PCI security efforts. We und... READ MORE

A Closer Look: The PCI Forensic Investigator (PFI) Program

Posted by Gill Woodcock on 8 Jan, 2016 in PCI Forensic Investigator (PFI) and Training and Certification
Data breaches have been in the news a great deal lately, and in the event of a breach of cardholder ... READ MORE

PCI Changes Date for Migrating from SSL and Early TLS

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 5 Jan, 2016 in eCommerce and TLS/SSL
As noted in our initial post in December 2015, the Council officially extended the migration complet... READ MORE

TEST Security: Could You and Your Employees Pass a Security Awareness Test?

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 23 Dec, 2015 in Small Business and Holidays and Passwords
Our 12 Days of Tips series explores how small retailers can ACT now to repel data thieves during thi... READ MORE

TEST Security: Are You Using Tested Products and Vendors?

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 23 Dec, 2015 in Small Business and Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) and Holidays and Vendors and QIR and Remote Access and Validated Payment Applications
Our 12 Days of Tips series explores how small retailers can ACT now to repel data thieves during thi... READ MORE

TEST Security: Who’s Checking Your POS Device for Skimming?

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 23 Dec, 2015 in Small Business and Holidays and Skimming and Point of Sale (POS)
Our 12 Days of Tips series explores how small retailers can ACT now to repel data thieves during thi... READ MORE

TEST Security: Is Your Anti-Hacking Software Working?

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 23 Dec, 2015 in Software and Small Business and Holidays and Patching and Malware and Hackers
Our 12 Days of Tips series explores how small retailers can ACT now to repel data thieves during thi... READ MORE

CHECK Controls: Don’t Lose Your Business to a Bad Password!

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 22 Dec, 2015 in Small Business and Holidays and Passwords
Our 12 Days of Tips series explores how small retailers can ACT now to repel data thieves during thi... READ MORE

Be AWARE: Repelling Attacks by Killer Web Apps

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 22 Dec, 2015 in Small Business and Apps and Malware
Our 12 Days of Tips series explores how small retailers can ACT now to repel data thieves during thi... READ MORE

CHECK Controls: Using a Firewall to Block Attacks from the Internet

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 21 Dec, 2015 in Small Business and Holidays and Patching and Firewalls
Our 12 Days of Tips series explores how small retailers can ACT now to repel data thieves during thi... READ MORE

Date Change for Migrating from SSL and Early TLS

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 18 Dec, 2015 in eCommerce and TLS/SSL
The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) is extending the migration completion... READ MORE

Be AWARE: Restricting Unauthorized Access

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 17 Dec, 2015 in Small Business and Holidays and Apps and QIR and Remote Access
Our 12 Days of Tips series explores how small retailers can ACT now to repel data thieves during thi... READ MORE

CHECK Controls: Plugging Security Holes with Patching

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 17 Dec, 2015 in Small Business and Holidays and Patching and QIR and Approved Scanning Vendors
Our 12 Days of Tips series explores how small retailers can ACT now to repel data thieves during thi... READ MORE

CHECK Controls: Protecting Cardholder Data with Encryption

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 15 Dec, 2015 in Small Business and Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) and Holidays
Our 12 Days of Tips series explores how small retailers can ACT now to repel data thieves during thi... READ MORE

New PCI SSC Blog: PCI Perspectives

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 11 Dec, 2015 in Welcome
It’s official. We’re launching a blog! What does that mean for you? READ MORE

Be AWARE: Malware Is One Gift You Don’t Want This Holiday!

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 11 Nov, 2015 in Software and Small Business and Holidays and Patching and Malware
Our 12-post series explores how small retailers can ACT now to repel data thieves during this prime ... READ MORE

Be AWARE: How “Skimmers” Steal Payment Card Data

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 9 Nov, 2015 in Small Business and Holidays and Skimming
Our 12-post series explores how small retailers can ACT now to repel data thieves during this prime ... READ MORE

ACT now to get ahead of the holiday hacker season!

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 6 Nov, 2015 in Small Business and Holidays
Small Business: You are the prime holiday target for computer hackers! Why should you be concerned? READ MORE

Assessor Viewpoint: On PCI Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) Solutions

Posted by Dr. Stephan Engelke on 5 Nov, 2015 in Point to Point Encryption (P2PE)
Many merchants face issues in becoming PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) compliant and maintaining th... READ MORE

Thoughts from the PCI Community Meeting

Posted by Rob Sadowski, RSA on 5 Oct, 2015 in Community Meetings
The annual Community Meetings are the best way for anyone who has a stake in payment security to tak... READ MORE

Collaboration: the Word of the Week

Posted by Kelly Funk on 3 Oct, 2015 in Community Meetings
Who would have thought that a pilot, a journalist, numerous industry experts and myself would all se... READ MORE

The Endgame: Devaluing the Data Infographic

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 30 Sep, 2015 in Infographic and Community Meetings
“Let’s talk about our endgame. It’s about devaluing the data.” That’s how General Manager Stephen Or... READ MORE

New Guidance: Responding to a Data Breach

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 29 Sep, 2015 in Breaches and Guidance and Community Meetings
For any organization connected to the internet, it is not a question of if but when their business w... READ MORE

Mobile App: A Convenient Resource At Your Fingertips

Posted by Linda Rudder on 22 Sep, 2015 in Community Meetings
It’s the Community Meeting Mobile App – and it’s simple to use! With this resource, you can access t... READ MORE

How Blockchain Technology Offers Improvements to Payment Security

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 22 Sep, 2015 in Community Meetings
In this post, we get insights from Ashok Misra, CISSP, Founder at Alina Consultants. He will present... READ MORE

Training Opportunities at the Community Meetings

Posted by Linda Rudder on 3 Sep, 2015 in Training and Community Meetings
You already know the PCI SSC Community Meetings are a unique opportunity to get the latest technolog... READ MORE

Myths and Realities of PCI DSS Compliance in the Cloud

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 24 Aug, 2015 in Community Meetings
In this post, we get insights from Eric Naiburg, Director of Marketing at INetU. He will present in ... READ MORE

City of Calgary: The Big Picture of PCI DSS Compliance

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 20 Aug, 2015 in Community Meetings
In this blog post, we get insights from Lynda Daniluk, PCI Coordinator at the City of Calgary. She w... READ MORE