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PCI Security Standards Council Announces First Regional Engagement Board

Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced the first PCI SSC Regional Engagement Board. The Regional Engagement Board (REB) will represent the perspectives of PCI SSC Participating Organizations and constituents in Brazil, providing feedback and guidance to the PCI SSC on payment security standards, program development and adoption in the region.
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19 January 2018
PCI Security Standards Council Announces First Regional Engagement Board
Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced the first PCI SSC Regional Engagement Board. The Regional Engagement Board (REB) will represent the perspectives of PCI SSC Participating Organizations and constituents in Brazil, providing feedback and guidance to the PCI SSC on payment security standards, program development and adoption in the region.
PCI Security Standards Council Announces First Regional Engagement Board
Date:19 January 2018
Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced the first PCI SSC Regional Engagement Board. The Regional Engagement Board (REB) will represent the perspectives of PCI SSC Participating Organizations and constituents in Brazil, providing feedback and guidance to the PCI SSC on payment security standards, program development and adoption in the region.
18 January 2018
PCI Associate Qualified Security Assessor Program Opens for Applications
As cybercriminals continue to target payment data, cybersecurity skills are critically important to the payment card industry. Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced it is now accepting applications for the new Associate Qualified Security Assessor (AQSA) Program, an initiative aimed at attracting cybersecurity talent to the payment card industry to ensure the sustainability and quality of QSA services for merchants and service providers.
PCI Associate Qualified Security Assessor Program Opens for Applications
Date:18 January 2018
As cybercriminals continue to target payment data, cybersecurity skills are critically important to the payment card industry. Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced it is now accepting applications for the new Associate Qualified Security Assessor (AQSA) Program, an initiative aimed at attracting cybersecurity talent to the payment card industry to ensure the sustainability and quality of QSA services for merchants and service providers.
19 December 2017
Lance J. Johnson Named New Executive Director of PCI Security Standards Council
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced today that Lance J. Johnson has been named Executive Director for the PCI SSC effective January 2018. As Executive Director, Johnson will drive the organization’s strategy and oversee the PCI SSC senior leadership team and staff in implementing it.
Lance J. Johnson Named New Executive Director of PCI Security Standards Council
Date:19 December 2017
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced today that Lance J. Johnson has been named Executive Director for the PCI SSC effective January 2018. As Executive Director, Johnson will drive the organization’s strategy and oversee the PCI SSC senior leadership team and staff in implementing it.
01 November 2017
PCI Security Standards Council Launches First Ever Brazil Regional Engagement Board
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced today the nomination period for a newly created Brazil Regional Engagement Board. The nomination period will run from 1 - 30 November 2017.
PCI Security Standards Council Launches First Ever Brazil Regional Engagement Board
Date:01 November 2017
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced today the nomination period for a newly created Brazil Regional Engagement Board. The nomination period will run from 1 - 30 November 2017.
26 October 2017
Payment Card Industry Focuses on the Future of Payment Security
More than 600 payment card industry stakeholders from around the world convened this week for the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) Europe Community Meeting, an annual forum to discuss ongoing developments in global payment data security standards that help businesses detect, mitigate and prevent criminal attacks and breaches.
Payment Card Industry Focuses on the Future of Payment Security
Date:26 October 2017
More than 600 payment card industry stakeholders from around the world convened this week for the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) Europe Community Meeting, an annual forum to discuss ongoing developments in global payment data security standards that help businesses detect, mitigate and prevent criminal attacks and breaches.
25 October 2017
New PCI Security Standards and Program to Support Adoption of EMV 3DS
Today at the PCI Europe Community Meeting the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced two new security standards to support secure implementation of EMVCo’s EMV® 3-D Secure (3DS) protocol. EMV® 3DS helps prevent unauthorized card-not-present (CNP) transactions.
New PCI Security Standards and Program to Support Adoption of EMV 3DS
Date:25 October 2017
Today at the PCI Europe Community Meeting the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced two new security standards to support secure implementation of EMVCo’s EMV® 3-D Secure (3DS) protocol. EMV® 3DS helps prevent unauthorized card-not-present (CNP) transactions.
18 May 2017
PCI Security Standards Council Announces 2017-2019 Advisory Board
At the PCI Asia-Pacific Community Meeting today, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced the newly-elected 2017-2019 Board of Advisors.
PCI Security Standards Council Announces 2017-2019 Advisory Board
Date:18 May 2017
At the PCI Asia-Pacific Community Meeting today, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced the newly-elected 2017-2019 Board of Advisors.
31 March 2017
Making Payments Safer Top Priority for Global Payment Card Industry
Cybercriminals continue to target payment transactions in the Middle East and Africa region and globally. At the same time, there is a growing shortage of cybersecurity professionals equipped to help businesses deal with this escalating challenge.
Making Payments Safer Top Priority for Global Payment Card Industry
Date:31 March 2017
Cybercriminals continue to target payment transactions in the Middle East and Africa region and globally. At the same time, there is a growing shortage of cybersecurity professionals equipped to help businesses deal with this escalating challenge.
29 March 2017
PCI Security Standards Council to Create Associate Qualified Security Assessor Certification
Today at the PCI Middle East and Africa Forum the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced plans to evolve the PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) program to attract new cyber talent globally and ensure its sustainability and quality in a changing payment environment.
PCI Security Standards Council to Create Associate Qualified Security Assessor Certification
Date:29 March 2017
Today at the PCI Middle East and Africa Forum the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced plans to evolve the PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) program to attract new cyber talent globally and ensure its sustainability and quality in a changing payment environment.
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.
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.
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.
20 October 2016
Data Protection Top Priority for Europe Heading Into 2017
Businesses in the UK and Europe are increasingly at risk for payment data theft. In the UK alone, there were more than 2.46 million cyber incidents in 2015. Financial Fraud Action UK reported over one million incidents of financial fraud in the first half of 2016, a 25 per cent increase on the same period in 2015.
Data Protection Top Priority for Europe Heading Into 2017
Date:20 October 2016
Businesses in the UK and Europe are increasingly at risk for payment data theft. In the UK alone, there were more than 2.46 million cyber incidents in 2015. Financial Fraud Action UK reported over one million incidents of financial fraud in the first half of 2016, a 25 per cent increase on the same period in 2015.
29 September 2016
EMVCo and PCI SSC Combine Expertise on 3-D Secure 2.0
Technical body EMVCo and PCI Security Standards Council have announced that they are collaborating to support the upcoming launch of 3-D Secure 2.0 (3DS 2.0). The announcement was made at the PCI Security Standards Council Community Meeting of global cyber security experts in Las Vegas, U.S, last week (20-22 September).
EMVCo and PCI SSC Combine Expertise on 3-D Secure 2.0
Date:29 September 2016
Technical body EMVCo and PCI Security Standards Council have announced that they are collaborating to support the upcoming launch of 3-D Secure 2.0 (3DS 2.0). The announcement was made at the PCI Security Standards Council Community Meeting of global cyber security experts in Las Vegas, U.S, last week (20-22 September).
22 September 2016
PCI Council Marks 10 Years of Securing Payments
Global payment and cybersecurity experts met this week at the annual PCI North America Community Meeting to discuss the state of payment security and its evolution going forward. Marking its 10-year anniversary, the PCI Standards Council (PCI SSC) reinforced its mission to foster secure transactions globally, emphasizing that as new cyberthreats emerge, and advances in technology change the way payments are conducted, PCI Standards will evolve to protect the next generation of payments.
PCI Council Marks 10 Years of Securing Payments
Date:22 September 2016
Global payment and cybersecurity experts met this week at the annual PCI North America Community Meeting to discuss the state of payment security and its evolution going forward. Marking its 10-year anniversary, the PCI Standards Council (PCI SSC) reinforced its mission to foster secure transactions globally, emphasizing that as new cyberthreats emerge, and advances in technology change the way payments are conducted, PCI Standards will evolve to protect the next generation of payments.
09 September 2016
Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council Enhances Protections for Payment Devices
The PCI Council has updated its payment device standard to enable stronger protections for cardholder data, which includes the PIN (Personal Identification Number) and the cardholder data (on magnetic stripe or the chip of an EMV card) stored on the card or on a mobile device.
Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council Enhances Protections for Payment Devices
Date:09 September 2016
The PCI Council has updated its payment device standard to enable stronger protections for cardholder data, which includes the PIN (Personal Identification Number) and the cardholder data (on magnetic stripe or the chip of an EMV card) stored on the card or on a mobile device.