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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
07 July 2016
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.
New Payment Protection Resources for Small Merchants and Their Banks Help Defend Against Cybercrime
17 June 2016
Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council Updates Hardware Security Module Standard
Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published a new version of its device security standard for Hardware Security Modules (HSMs). HSMs are secure cryptographic devices that are used for cryptographic-key management and the protection of sensitive data used in payment card processing.
Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council Updates Hardware Security Module Standard
27 May 2016
Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council Releases Payment Application Data Security Standard Version 3.2
Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published a new version of its data security standard for payment software, the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) version 3.2. The Payment Application Data Security Standard is used by payment application vendors to ensure their software products will protect payment card data from theft.
Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council Releases Payment Application Data Security Standard Version 3.2
28 April 2016
PCI Council Releases PCI Data Security Standard Version 3.2
The PCI Council has published a new version of its data security standard, which businesses around the world use to safeguard payment data before, during and after a purchase is made. PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) version 3.2 replaces version 3.1 to address growing threats to customer payment information.
PCI Council Releases PCI Data Security Standard Version 3.2
08 April 2016
Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council Welcomes Serma as PCI Recognized Laboratory
PARIS, 8 April 2016 – The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) and SERMA Safety & Security, a subsidiary of SERMA Group, have announced today that SERMA Safety & Security is now a PCI recognized laboratory approved to conduct security evaluations of payment acceptance devices.
Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council Welcomes Serma as PCI Recognized Laboratory
22 March 2016
European Card Payment Association and Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council Join Forces to Fight Payment Data Theft
PARIS, 22 March 2016 – Joining forces to protect against payment data theft around the world, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) and the European Card Payment Association (ECPA) have announced today that ECPA is now a strategic regional member of the PCI Council.
European Card Payment Association and Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council Join Forces to Fight Payment Data Theft
23 February 2016
Payment Card Industry Standards Council Equips Acquiring Banks and Payment Processors With New Data Security Resources
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 23 February 2016 – Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced 2016 initiatives to help acquirers and payment processors collaborate on payment security solutions with the merchant community. In addition to new, regular forums for discussion, the Council is now providing acquirer-specific PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) training and a checklist resource for reviewing data security assessments required under the Standard.
Payment Card Industry Standards Council Equips Acquiring Banks and Payment Processors With New Data Security Resources
28 January 2016
PCI Security Standards Council Offers Free PCI Awareness Elearning Course in Support Of International Data Privacy Day
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 28 January, 2016 — In support of International Data Privacy Day, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open global forum for the development of payment card security standards, announced it will offer its PCI Awareness online training free of charge to the first 1,000 people to register on the PCI SSC website.
PCI Security Standards Council Offers Free PCI Awareness Elearning Course in Support Of International Data Privacy Day
18 December 2015
PCI Security Standards Council Revises Date for Migrating Off Vulnerable SSL and Early TLS Encryption
WAKEFIELD , Mass., 18 December 2015 — Following significant feedback from the global PCI community and security experts, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), a global forum for the development of payment card security standards,today announced a change to the date that organizations who process payments must migrate to TLS 1.1 encryption or higher.
PCI Security Standards Council Revises Date for Migrating Off Vulnerable SSL and Early TLS Encryption
10 December 2015
PCI Security Standards Council Announces 2016 Special Interest Group Election Results
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 1 0 December 2015 — Today the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), a global forum for the development of payment card security standards, announced the election results for its 2016 Special Interest Group (SIG) project. Special Interest Groups are community-led initiatives that address important security challenges related to PCI Security Standards. One new Special Interest Group is selected every year, but groups may run for more than 12 months in order to complete the agreed-upon goals.
PCI Security Standards Council Announces 2016 Special Interest Group Election Results

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