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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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26 March 2015
PCI Council Publishes Guidance on Penetration Testing
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 26 March 2015 — According to a 2015 report on PCI compliance from Verizon, testing security systems is the only area within the PCI DSS where compliance fell over the past year.
PCI Council Publishes Guidance on Penetration Testing
12 March 2015
PCI Council to Host Webinar on “Backoff” Malware
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 12 March 2015 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced it will host a webinar on how organizations can defend against “Backoff” malware, featuring insights from the Visa Payment System Cyber Intelligence Team.
PCI Council to Host Webinar on “Backoff” Malware
05 March 2015
PCI Council to Host Acquirer Forum at Transact15
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 5 March 2015 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced it will convene acquirers and processors to collaborate on payment security solutions for the merchant community.
PCI Council to Host Acquirer Forum at Transact15
24 February 2015
PCI Council Appoints Bruce Rutherford as 2015 Chairperson
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 24 February 2015— Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced Bruce Rutherford, senior vice president and group head, Enterprise Security Solutions, MasterCard, as PCI SSC chairperson for the 2015 term.
PCI Council Appoints Bruce Rutherford as 2015 Chairperson
28 January 2015
PCI Council Champions Global Data Privacy Day
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 28 January, 2015—Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) urged merchants, banks and technology vendors to make payment security a top priority in 2015, joining more than 200 global organizations in support of Data Privacy Day, an international awareness effort focused on respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust.
PCI Council Champions Global Data Privacy Day
18 December 2014
PCI Security Standards Council Updates PCI PIN Security Requirements
WAKEFIELD, Mass., December 18, 2014 —The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), a global, open industry standards body providing management of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), PIN Transaction Security (PTS) requirements, Card Production Security Requirements and the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS), today released v2.0 of the PIN Security Requirements.
PCI Security Standards Council Updates PCI PIN Security Requirements
16 December 2014
PCI Security Standards Council Publishes Terminal Software Security Best Practices
Wakefield, Mass., 16 December 2014 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council, an open global forum for the development of payment card security standards, published the Terminal Software Security Best Practices. The document gives detailed guidance on the secure development of software designed to run on point-of-interaction devices.
PCI Security Standards Council Publishes Terminal Software Security Best Practices
20 November 2014
PCI Security Standards Council Invites Industry Feedback On PCI Standards
Wakefield, Mass., 20 November 2014 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council, an open global forum for the development of payment card security standards opened the formal feedback period for version 3.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS).
PCI Security Standards Council Invites Industry Feedback On PCI Standards
20 November 2014
PCI Sydney Meeting Convenes Asia-Pacific Payment Security Leaders
Sydney, 20 November 2014 — The PCI Security Standards Council, an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards convened payment security professionals in Sydney this week to collaborate on securing the future of payments in Asia-Pacific and globally.
PCI Sydney Meeting Convenes Asia-Pacific Payment Security Leaders
18 November 2014
PCI Security Standards Council Opens Nominations for 2015-2017 Board of Advisors
Sydney, Australia, 18 November 2014 — The PCI Security Standards Council, an open global forum for the development of payment card security standards, announced the opening of nominations for the next term of the PCI Security Standards Council Board of Advisors at its Asia Pacific Community Meeting in Australia.
PCI Security Standards Council Opens Nominations for 2015-2017 Board of Advisors
12 November 2014
PCI Security Standards Council Highlights Speakers for Sydney Meeting
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 12 November 2014 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, announced keynote speakers for the second annual PCI Asia-Pacific Community Meeting in Sydney, Australia.
PCI Security Standards Council Highlights Speakers for Sydney Meeting
10 November 2014
PCI Council to Host PCI and EMV Chip Educational Webinar for Merchants
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 10 November 2014 —The PCI Security Standards Council, an open global forum for the development of payment card security standards, will host an educational webinar featuring the EMV Migration Forum on how merchants and others can implement EMV chip technology and PCI Standards together to increase security and reduce fraud.
PCI Council to Host PCI and EMV Chip Educational Webinar for Merchants
06 November 2014
PCI Security Standards Council Announces Special Interest Group Election Results
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 06 November 2014 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, announced the election results for 2015 Special Interest Group (SIG) projects.
PCI Security Standards Council Announces Special Interest Group Election Results
30 October 2014
PCI Security Standards Council Publishes Security Awareness Guidance
Wakefield, MA., 30 October 2014 – Today the PCI Security Standards Council, an open global forum for the development of payment card security standards, published guidance to help organizations improve company-wide information security awareness with a dedicated program.
PCI Security Standards Council Publishes Security Awareness Guidance
22 October 2014
LiquidNexxus Partners with PCI Security Standards Council to Foster Improved Payment Data Security Worldwide
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 22 October 2014 —Today, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), a global, open industry standards body providing management of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), PIN Transaction Security (PTS) requirements and the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS), announced a new partnership to offer authorized PCI training in Nigeria, South Africa, Croatia, Turkey and Bahrain.
LiquidNexxus Partners with PCI Security Standards Council to Foster Improved Payment Data Security Worldwide
10 October 2014
European PCI Community Collaborates on Securing the Future of Payments
BERLIN, 10 October 2014 —The PCI Security Standards Council, an open global forum for the development of payment card security standards, convened cross-industry leaders this week in Berlin to collaborate on securing the future of payments in Europe.
European PCI Community Collaborates on Securing the Future of Payments
09 October 2014
PCI Security Standards Council Announces Global Payment Security Education Week
BERLIN, 9 October, 2014 — Today at its annual European gathering of payment security leaders, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open global forum for the development of payment card security standards, announced the creation of Global Payment Security Education Week, a training awareness initiative to drive greater learning and understanding of payment data protection.
PCI Security Standards Council Announces Global Payment Security Education Week
12 September 2014
Global Cross-Industry Leaders Convene on Securing the Future of Payments
ORLANDO, Fla., 12 September 2014 —With the backdrop of a recent cyber threats affecting many U.S. businesses, the PCI Security Standards Council, an open global forum for the development of payment card security standards, convened cross-industry leaders in Orlando this week to collaborate on securing the future of payments.
Global Cross-Industry Leaders Convene on Securing the Future of Payments
10 September 2014
PCI Security Standards Council Publishes Merchant Guidance on Skimming Prevention
ORLANDO, Fla., 10 September 2014 – Today, at its annual North American Community Meeting, the PCI Security Standards Council, an open global forum for the development of payment card security standards, released an update to its guidance for merchants on protecting against card skimming attacks in point-of-sale (POS) environments.
PCI Security Standards Council Publishes Merchant Guidance on Skimming Prevention
28 August 2014
PCI Security Standards Council Publishes Guidance for Maintaining PCI DSS Compliance
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 28 August 2014 — Today, the PCI Security Standards Council, an open global forum for the development of payment card security standards, published guidance on building PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) practices into daily business processes.
PCI Security Standards Council Publishes Guidance for Maintaining PCI DSS Compliance

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