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PCI Security Standards Council Announces New Validation Programs for Payment Software Vendors and Products Under PCI Software Security Framework

New Secure SLC and Secure Software Program Requirements Now Available for Software Vendors and Assessors; PA-DSS Program Remains Open Until October 2022.
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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
27 August 2014
PCI SSC Bulletin on Malware Related to Recent Breach Incidents
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 27 August 2014 — In a statement released on 22 August by the United States Secret Service and Department of Homeland Security, a warning was issued that a Point of Sale (POS) malware dubbed “Backoff” may have infected systems in over 1,000 organizations and represents a very real threat to the security of cardholder data in all organizations.
PCI SSC Bulletin on Malware Related to Recent Breach Incidents
25 August 2014
In Run up to Annual Community Meetings, PCI Council Announces 2015 Special Interest Group Project Proposals
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 25 August 2014 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, announced the list of Special Interest Group (SIG) proposals for consideration as 2015 projects. Each topic will be presented to attendees at the 2014 North American and European Community Meetings in advance of an online election in October.
In Run up to Annual Community Meetings, PCI Council Announces 2015 Special Interest Group Project Proposals
07 August 2014
PCI Security Standards Council Publishes Third-Party Security Assurance Guidance
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 07 August 2014 — Businesses are rapidly adopting a third-party operations model that can put payment data at risk. Today, the PCI Security Standards Council, an open global forum for the development of payment card security standards, published guidance to help organizations and their business partners reduce this risk by better understanding their respective roles in securing card data.
PCI Security Standards Council Publishes Third-Party Security Assurance Guidance
29 July 2014
PCI Security Standards Council Announces 2015 Tokyo Community Meeting
TOKYO, 29 July 2014 — Today, the PCI Security Standards Council, an open global forum for the development of payment card security standards, announced Tokyo as the site for the 2015 PCI Asia-Pacific Community Meeting. The annual gathering provides the opportunity for business leaders representing a breadth of industries and countries in Asia-Pacific to come together and discuss the latest updates and challenges in payment card security, including regional threat trends, technology opportunities and how PCI Standards can improve payment security worldwide.
PCI Security Standards Council Announces 2015 Tokyo Community Meeting
17 July 2014
New PCI Essentials Training Course to Improve Payment Security Awareness
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 18 July 2014 —Today, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, announced that PCI Essentials, a new interactive eLearning program to train employees on basic security practices for protecting payment and other sensitive data, is available at a 30% off introductory rate through 31 August, 2014.
New PCI Essentials Training Course to Improve Payment Security Awareness
25 June 2014
PCI Security Standards Council Selects Stephen W. Orfei as New General Manager
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 25 June 2014 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, announced its selection of Stephen W. Orfei as incoming General Manager.
PCI Security Standards Council Selects Stephen W. Orfei as New General Manager
19 June 2014
PCI Security Standards Council Combats Unsafe Computing Habits with New ELearning Course
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 19 June 2014 — The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, announced the availability of PCI Essentials, a new, interactive eLearning program that organizations can use to train employees on basic security practices for protecting payment and other sensitive data.
PCI Security Standards Council Combats Unsafe Computing Habits with New ELearning Course
12 June 2014
PCI Security Standards Council Calls for Password Security Awareness Ambassadors
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 12 June 2014 — Speaking at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce 10th Annual America’s Small Business Summit and Small Business Expo this week, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, initiated a call for 50 organizations to step forward in a collaborative effort to increase payment security awareness in the global small business community.
PCI Security Standards Council Calls for Password Security Awareness Ambassadors
02 June 2014
PCI Security Standards Council Opens Special Interest Group Proposal Period
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 02 June 2014 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, announced the start of the PCI Special Interest Group (SIG) proposal period for 2015 projects.
PCI Security Standards Council Opens Special Interest Group Proposal Period
12 May 2014
PCI Security Standards Council Champions Small Business Payment Security
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 12 May, 2014— In support of National Small Business Week, on Thursday 15 May the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open global forum for the development of payment card security standards, will host a webinar on basic security tips for small businesses to protect against payment card fraud.
PCI Security Standards Council Champions Small Business Payment Security
01 April 2014
PCI Security Standards Council Opens Registration for 2014 Community Meetings
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 1 April 2014 — Today, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open global forum for the development of payment card security standards, announced that registration for the 2014 PCI Community Meetings is now open.
PCI Security Standards Council Opens Registration for 2014 Community Meetings

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