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New Payment Protection Resources for Small Merchants and Their Banks Help Defend Against Cybercrime

Small businesses around the world are increasingly at risk for payment data theft. Nearly half of cyber-attacks worldwide in 2015 were against small businesses with less than 250 workers, according to cybersecurity firm Symantec. In order to help these companies protect themselves and their customers, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) Small Merchant Taskforce has developed a set of payment protection resources for small businesses.
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09 February 2017
PCI Security Standards Council Issues Multi-Factor Authentication Guidance
Attackers continue to compromise valid credentials to access company networks and steal data. To help organizations combat this growing threat, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has issued guidance on the proper use of multi-factor authentication for preventing unauthorized access to computers and systems that process payment transactions.
PCI Security Standards Council Issues Multi-Factor Authentication Guidance
Date:09 February 2017
Attackers continue to compromise valid credentials to access company networks and steal data. To help organizations combat this growing threat, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has issued guidance on the proper use of multi-factor authentication for preventing unauthorized access to computers and systems that process payment transactions.
06 February 2017
Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council Welcomes Beijing Unionpay Card Technology Co. as PCI Recognized Laboratory
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) and Beijing Unionpay Card Technology Co. (BCTC) announced today that BCTC is now a PCI recognized laboratory approved to conduct security evaluations of payment acceptance devices.
Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council Welcomes Beijing Unionpay Card Technology Co. as PCI Recognized Laboratory
Date:06 February 2017
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) and Beijing Unionpay Card Technology Co. (BCTC) announced today that BCTC is now a PCI recognized laboratory approved to conduct security evaluations of payment acceptance devices.
02 February 2017
PCI Security Standards Council Issues Guidance For E-Commerce Security
PCI Security Standards Council Issues Guidance For E-Commerce Security
Date:02 February 2017
02 February 2017
Three Must-Haves to Protect Credit Card Data Online
Three Must-Haves to Protect Credit Card Data Online
Date:02 February 2017
02 February 2017
PCI Council Updates E-Commerce Guidance for Firms
PCI Council Updates E-Commerce Guidance for Firms
Date:02 February 2017
31 January 2017
PCI Security Standards Council Issues Best Practices for Securing E-Commerce
Exponential online sales growth paired with the EMV chip migration in the US makes e-commerce payment security for merchants more important than ever before. As EMV chip technology continues to reduce face-to-face credit card fraud, the shift to e-commerce security becomes increasingly important to businesses large and small.
PCI Security Standards Council Issues Best Practices for Securing E-Commerce
Date:31 January 2017
Exponential online sales growth paired with the EMV chip migration in the US makes e-commerce payment security for merchants more important than ever before. As EMV chip technology continues to reduce face-to-face credit card fraud, the shift to e-commerce security becomes increasingly important to businesses large and small.
25 January 2017
PCI Security Standards Council Champions Data Privacy Day
Increasing reports of reports of cyberattacks underscore the need for data security to be a top business priority. As the authority on global payment card data protection, the PCI Security Standards Council is an official champion for Data Privacy Day (28 Jan), the National Cyber Security Alliance’s initiative to raise awareness and encourage global collaboration on data protection.
PCI Security Standards Council Champions Data Privacy Day
Date:25 January 2017
Increasing reports of reports of cyberattacks underscore the need for data security to be a top business priority. As the authority on global payment card data protection, the PCI Security Standards Council is an official champion for Data Privacy Day (28 Jan), the National Cyber Security Alliance’s initiative to raise awareness and encourage global collaboration on data protection.
23 January 2017
PCI Security Standards Council Invites Nominations for 2017-2019 Board of Advisors
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), the leading global standards body for the payment card industry, announced the nomination period for seating the next prestigious PCI Security Standards Council Board of Advisors.
PCI Security Standards Council Invites Nominations for 2017-2019 Board of Advisors
Date:23 January 2017
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), the leading global standards body for the payment card industry, announced the nomination period for seating the next prestigious PCI Security Standards Council Board of Advisors.
06 January 2017
PCI Council Updates Payment Card Production and Provisioning Security Standard
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has updated its card production standard and extended it to include protections for mobile payments provisioning. Card Production and Provisioning Security Requirements version 2.0 is available now on the PCI Council website.
PCI Council Updates Payment Card Production and Provisioning Security Standard
Date:06 January 2017
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has updated its card production standard and extended it to include protections for mobile payments provisioning. Card Production and Provisioning Security Requirements version 2.0 is available now on the PCI Council website.
05 January 2017
Promoting efficiencies through security metrics
Promoting efficiencies through security metrics
Date:05 January 2017
05 January 2017
Cybervillains are everywhere. Companies and individuals alike must stay alert
Cybervillains are everywhere. Companies and individuals alike must stay alert
Date:05 January 2017
21 December 2016
Insurance Stats Reveal UK Firms’ Poor Cybersecurity
Insurance Stats Reveal UK Firms’ Poor Cybersecurity
Date:21 December 2016
16 December 2016
Blockchain, IoT and More: Five Major Trends in Payments in 2017
Blockchain, IoT and More: Five Major Trends in Payments in 2017
Date:16 December 2016
16 December 2016
Contactless Payments: Addressing the Security Issues
Contactless Payments: Addressing the Security Issues
Date:16 December 2016
12 December 2016
Merchants urged to seek the data hiding behind PCI-compliant systems
Merchants urged to seek the data hiding behind PCI-compliant systems
Date:12 December 2016
10 December 2016
Five trends in payments next year
Five trends in payments next year
Date:10 December 2016
09 December 2016
New PCI Guidance on Simplifying Network Segmentation
New PCI Guidance on Simplifying Network Segmentation
Date:09 December 2016
09 December 2016
PCI Security Standards Council Publishes Supplemental PCI DSS Scoping Guidance
Incorrectly identifying where and how payment data is at risk in an organization’s systems continues to lead to data breaches. Today, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published Guidance for PCI DSS Scoping and Network Segmentation to help businesses address this challenge.
PCI Security Standards Council Publishes Supplemental PCI DSS Scoping Guidance
Date:09 December 2016
Incorrectly identifying where and how payment data is at risk in an organization’s systems continues to lead to data breaches. Today, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published Guidance for PCI DSS Scoping and Network Segmentation to help businesses address this challenge.
05 December 2016
PCI DSS 3.2: Is It Enough to Protect Cardholder Data?
PCI DSS 3.2: Is It Enough to Protect Cardholder Data?
Date:05 December 2016
29 November 2016
Data protection key to securing APAC's cashless payments
Data protection key to securing APAC's cashless payments
Date:29 November 2016