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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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13 January 2014
PCI Security Standards Council Strengthens Leadership Team with Key Promotions
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 13 January 2014 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, announced the promotion of three executives.
PCI Security Standards Council Strengthens Leadership Team with Key Promotions
05 December 2013
PCI Security Standards Council Announces Special Interest Group Election Results
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 05 December 2013 — 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 2014 Special Interest Group (SIG) projects.
PCI Security Standards Council Announces Special Interest Group Election Results
20 November 2013
Inaugural Asia-Pacific PCI Community Meeting Attracts Global Payment Security Leaders
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, 21 November 2013 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, announced the close and recap of its first ever Asia-Pacific Community Meeting.
Inaugural Asia-Pacific PCI Community Meeting Attracts Global Payment Security Leaders
07 November 2013
PCI Council Publishes PCI DSS and PA-DSS Version 3.0
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 07 November 2013 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, published version 3.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS).
PCI Council Publishes PCI DSS and PA-DSS Version 3.0
31 October 2013
European PCI Community Discusses Standards Updates and Future of Payment Security
NICE, France, 31 October 2013 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, announced the close and recap of its sixth Annual European Community Meeting.
European PCI Community Discusses Standards Updates and Future of Payment Security
30 October 2013
PCI Security Standards Council's Validated Point-To-Point Encryption Solutions Listing Now Available
NICE, France, 30 October 2013 — At its 2013 European Community Meeting today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, announced the availability of its Validated Point-to Point Encryption (P2PE) solutions listing on the PCI SSC website.
PCI Security Standards Council's Validated Point-To-Point Encryption Solutions Listing Now Available
26 September 2013
PCI Community Prepares for New Standards Release
LAS VEGAS, 26 September 2013 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, announced the close and recap of its seventh Annual North American PCI Community Meeting. The forum provides PCI Participating Organizations and assessors the opportunity to come together and discuss the latest updates and challenges in payment card security.
PCI Community Prepares for New Standards Release
22 August 2013
PCI Council Announces 2014 Special Interest Group Project Proposals
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 22 August 2013 — 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 2014 projects. Participating Organizations and assessors that submitted the SIG ideas will present them at the 2013 North American and European Community Meetings in advance of an online election in November.
PCI Council Announces 2014 Special Interest Group Project Proposals
15 August 2013
PCI Council Highlights Expected Changes to PCI DSS and PA-DSS
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 15 August 2013 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards published PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) 3.0 Change Highlights as a preview of the new version of the standards coming in November 2013.
PCI Council Highlights Expected Changes to PCI DSS and PA-DSS
08 August 2013
PCI Security Standards Council Announces Availability of PCI DSS in Russian
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 08 August, 2013 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards announced that the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is now available in Russian. A Russian language microsite has been added to the PCI SSC website, which also includes translated supporting documents and resources for standards implementation.
PCI Security Standards Council Announces Availability of PCI DSS in Russian
18 July 2013
Merchants and Aquirers to Share PCI Lessons Learned at PCI SSC Community Meetings
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 18 July 2013 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards announced PCI in Practice sessions for the 2013 PCI Community Meetings in Las Vegas, Nevada; Nice, France; and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Case studies from members of the PCI community will share best practices in implementing payment card security programs.
Merchants and Aquirers to Share PCI Lessons Learned at PCI SSC Community Meetings
13 June 2013
PCI Security Standards Council Announces Keynote Speakers for Annual Community Meetings
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 13 June 2013 — 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 2013 PCI Community Meetings in Las Vegas, Nevada; Nice, France; and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The annual gatherings provide the opportunity for global leaders representing a breadth of industries and geographies to come together and discuss the latest updates and challenges in payment card security.
PCI Security Standards Council Announces Keynote Speakers for Annual Community Meetings
07 June 2013
PCI Security Standards Council Updates Standard for PIN Transaction Security
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 07 June 2013 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards published version 4.0 of the PIN Transaction Security (PTS) Point of Interaction (POI) requirements. These requirements, along with the Hardware Security Module (HSM) requirements provide standards for device manufacturers to ensure merchants and others have secure devices for accepting and processing payment cards.
PCI Security Standards Council Updates Standard for PIN Transaction Security
31 May 2013
PCI Security Standards Council Announces Opening of Special Interest Group Proposal Period
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 31 May 2013 — 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 2014 projects. Beginning 1 June through 25 July PCI Participating Organizations and members of the assessment community can submit ideas by filling out the online form on the SSC website.
PCI Security Standards Council Announces Opening of Special Interest Group Proposal Period
16 May 2013
PCI Security Standards Council Announces New Board Of Advisors
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 16 May 2013 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, announced election results for the 2013-2015 PCI SSC Board of Advisors. The Board will represent the PCI community by providing counsel to SSC leadership.
PCI Security Standards Council Announces New Board Of Advisors
09 May 2013
PCI Security Standards Council Published Card Production Security Requirements
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 09 May 2013 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards announced the publication of a standard for secure payment card production.
PCI Security Standards Council Published Card Production Security Requirements
04 April 2013
PCI Council Announces New Affiliate Members
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 4 April, 2013 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards announced that three organizations have joined the Council as the first Affiliate members. The Australian Payment Clearing Association (APCA), Cartes Bancaires CB and Interac Association will participate in this new capacity effective 1 April, 2013.
PCI Council Announces New Affiliate Members
21 March 2013
PCI Council Announces Inaugural Asia-Pacific Community Meeting
SINGAPORE, 21, March 2013 — At the 6th Mobile Commerce Summit Asia 2013, speaking on the topic of mobile payment acceptance security in Asia-Pacific, Jeremy King, PCI Security Standards Council European Director, announced the Council's first ever Asia-Pacific PCI Community Meeting will take place in Kuala Lumpur in November 2013.
PCI Council Announces Inaugural Asia-Pacific Community Meeting
14 March 2013
PCI Council Opens Registration for 2013 Global Community Meetings
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 28 February, 2013— 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 2013 PCI Community Meetings is now open. A full microsite is available with information.
PCI Council Opens Registration for 2013 Global Community Meetings
28 February 2013
PCI Security Standards Council Appoints Rob Tourt as 2013 Chairperson
WAKEFIELD, Mass., 28 February, 2013— Today, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open global forum for the development of payment card security standards, announced that Rob Tourt, chief risk management officer, payment services, Discover Network, will serve as chairperson of the PCI Security Standards Council for the 2013 term.
PCI Security Standards Council Appoints Rob Tourt as 2013 Chairperson

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