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PCI Launches Payment Security Tool to Help Small Merchants

Small merchants continue to be a primary target for cybercriminals. According to the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, 61% of breached organizations surveyed were small businesses. These highly-targeted businesses often do not have the technical knowledge needed to effectively manage security against these attacks- which is why today the PCI Security Standards Council is announcing the launch of updated educational resources and a new tool aimed at helping small business owners protect their customer's payment card data.
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21 September 2018
Tool and resources to help small merchants improve payment card data security
Tool and resources to help small merchants improve payment card data security
20 September 2018
PCI Hispano entrevista a Carlos Caetano (Director Asociado Regional en Brasil del PCI SSC)
PCI Hispano entrevista a Carlos Caetano (Director Asociado Regional en Brasil del PCI SSC)
09 September 2018
New Tool Helps Small Retail Merchants Determine Their Cybersecurity Readiness
New Tool Helps Small Retail Merchants Determine Their Cybersecurity Readiness
29 August 2018
PCI SSC releases payment security tool for small businesses
PCI SSC releases payment security tool for small businesses
29 August 2018
PCI SSC unveils new security guides for SMBs
PCI SSC unveils new security guides for SMBs
28 August 2018
PCI SSC Releases New Security Tools for Small Businesses
PCI SSC Releases New Security Tools for Small Businesses
28 August 2018
New PCI SSC Tool Educates Small Merchants on Payment Card Data Security
New PCI SSC Tool Educates Small Merchants on Payment Card Data Security
28 August 2018
PCI Security Standards Council launches payment security tool for small merchants
PCI Security Standards Council launches payment security tool for small merchants
28 August 2018
PCI Launches Payment Security Tool to Help Small Merchants
Small merchants continue to be a primary target for cybercriminals. According to the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, 61% of breached organizations surveyed were small businesses. These highly-targeted businesses often do not have the technical knowledge needed to effectively manage security against these attacks- which is why today the PCI Security Standards Council is announcing the launch of updated educational resources and a new tool aimed at helping small business owners protect their customer's payment card data.
PCI Launches Payment Security Tool to Help Small Merchants
01 August 2018
PCI Security Standards Council Updates PIN Security Standard
Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published PCI PIN Security Requirements and Testing Procedures version 3.0, the PCI Security Standard for the secure management, processing and transmission of PIN data at ATMs and attended and unattended point-of-sale (POS) terminals.
PCI Security Standards Council Updates PIN Security Standard
26 July 2018
PCI Security Standards Council Announces First Global Executive Assessor Roundtable
Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced the first PCI SSC Global Executive Assessor Roundtable. The Roundtable will be an Executive Committee level advisory board comprised of senior executives from PCI assessor companies.
PCI Security Standards Council Announces First Global Executive Assessor Roundtable
18 July 2018
PCI Security Standards Council Announces New Timetable for Board of Advisors Nomination and Election Process
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced today a new timetable for the PCI SSC Board of Advisors nomination and election process. The change is designed to provide more visibility and awareness of this participation opportunity with PCI SSC stakeholders and to accommodate more face-to-face engagement with the Board of Advisors. The nomination period for the 2019-2020 Board of Advisors will open on 17 September and run through 23 October 2018.
PCI Security Standards Council Announces New Timetable for Board of Advisors Nomination and Election Process
17 May 2018
PCI Security Standards Council Publishes Minor Revision to PCI Data Security Standard
Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published a minor revision to the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), which businesses around the world use to safeguard payment card data before, during and after a purchase is made.
PCI Security Standards Council Publishes Minor Revision to PCI Data Security Standard
17 April 2018
PCI Security Standards Council Publishes Guidelines on Cloud Computing
Meeting with acquirers and payment technology leaders this week at the TRANSACT conference, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced new PCI SSC Cloud Computing Guidelines. Developed in collaboration with more than 100 global organizations representing banks, merchants, security assessors and technology vendors, the guidance identifies and addresses security challenges for different cloud architectures and models to help companies understand security considerations when implementing these solutions.
PCI Security Standards Council Publishes Guidelines on Cloud Computing
15 March 2018
PCI Security Standards Council Seeks Greater Global Participation and Cooperation in Payment Security Issues
At the PCI Middle East and Africa Forum today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced a significant change in the pricing structure for the PCI SSC Participating Organization (PO) Program that will benefit many countries throughout the region and globally.
PCI Security Standards Council Seeks Greater Global Participation and Cooperation in Payment Security Issues
14 March 2018
PCI Security Standards Council Announces Changes to Qualified Integrators and Resellers Program
Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced new changes to the PCI Qualified Integrators and Resellers (QIR) Program in response to industry feedback and data breach report findings. The program changes are designed to increase the number of QIRs and equip them to help merchants reduce risk by mitigating the leading causes of payment data breaches.
PCI Security Standards Council Announces Changes to Qualified Integrators and Resellers Program
09 March 2018
PCI Security Standards Council Updates Payment Device Standard to Support Software-based PIN Entry on COTS
Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published PCI PIN Transaction Security (PTS) Point of Interaction (POI) Modular Security Requirements version 5.1. The updated device standard supports the development of PCI Software-based PIN Entry on COTS (SPoC) Solutions for merchants that enable EMV contact and contactless transactions with PIN entry on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) devices, such as tablets and smartphones.
PCI Security Standards Council Updates Payment Device Standard to Support Software-based PIN Entry on COTS
14 February 2018
X9 and PCI SSC Combine Expertise on PIN Acceptance Security Standards
In response to industry feedback, the Accredited Standards Committee X9 Inc. (ASC X9) and the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) have announced a joint initiative to create one unified PIN Security Standard for payments stakeholders.
X9 and PCI SSC Combine Expertise on PIN Acceptance Security Standards
12 February 2018
The PCI Council Announces a Standard for Software-Based PIN Entry
The PCI Council Announces a Standard for Software-Based PIN Entry
12 February 2018
PCI Council publishes security requirements for MPIN entry standard
PCI Council publishes security requirements for MPIN entry standard

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