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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
14 February 2013
PCI Security Standards Council Releases Guidance for Merchants on Mobile Payment Acceptance Security
WAKEFIELD, Mass., February 14, 2013 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards published the PCI Mobile Payment Acceptance Security Guidelines for Merchants as End-Users. The guidance educates merchants on the factors and risks that need to be addressed in order to protect card data when using mobile devices, such as smart phones and tablets, to accept payments.
PCI Security Standards Council Releases Guidance for Merchants on Mobile Payment Acceptance Security
07 February 2013
PCI Security Standards Council Releases PCI DSS Cloud Computing Guidelines
WAKEFIELD, Mass., February 07, 2013 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards published the PCI DSS Cloud Computing Guidelines Information Supplement, a product of the Cloud Special Interest Group (SIG). Businesses deploying cloud technology can use this resource as a guide for choosing solutions and third-party cloud providers that will help them secure their customer payment data and support PCI DSS compliance.
PCI Security Standards Council Releases PCI DSS Cloud Computing Guidelines
31 January 2013
PCI Security Standards Council Releases PCI DSS E-Commerce Security Guidelines
WAKEFIELD, Mass., January 31, 2013 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards published the PCI DSS E-commerce Guidelines Information Supplement, a product of the E-commerce Security Special Interest Group (SIG). Businesses selling goods and services over the Internet can use this resource as a guide for choosing e-commerce technologies and third-party service providers that will help them secure customer payment data and support PCI DSS compliance efforts.
PCI Security Standards Council Releases PCI DSS E-Commerce Security Guidelines
30 January 2013
PCI Security Standards Council Publishes ATM Security Guidelines
WAKEFIELD, Mass., January 30, 2013— Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, published best practices for addressing ATM Security. The ATM Security Guidelines Information Supplement was developed with feedback from the PCI community and provides guidance to ATM manufacturers on security steps they can implement in the development of ATMs to help prevent card data compromise at ATMs.
PCI Security Standards Council Publishes ATM Security Guidelines
17 January 2013
PCI Security Standards Council Announces 2013 Participation Opportunities
WAKEFIELD, Mass., January 17, 2013- Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, invites the PCI community to participate in the 2013-2015 Board of Advisors election process, new PCI Special Interest Groups (SIG) and the 2013 PCI Community Meetings. As an industry standards body, the PCI Council relies on the involvement of more than 650 Participating Organizations representing the global payments community to drive the ongoing development of strong technical standards and resources for card security.
PCI Security Standards Council Announces 2013 Participation Opportunities
28 November 2012
PCI Security Standards Council Announces Special Interest Group Election Results
WAKEFIELD, Mass., November 28, 2012 —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), today announced the results of the PCI Council election for Special Interest Groups (SIGS). Special Interest Groups (SIG) leverage the expertise of more than 650 PCI SSC Participating Organizations and provide a vehicle for incorporating their ideas and input into the work of the Council.
PCI Security Standards Council Announces Special Interest Group Election Results
16 November 2012
PCI Security Standards Council Releases Risk Assessment Guidelines
WAKEFIELD, Mass., November 16, 2012 —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), today released the PCI DSS Risk Assessment Guidelines Information Supplement, a product of the PCI Risk Assessment Special Interest Group (SIG).
PCI Security Standards Council Releases Risk Assessment Guidelines
01 November 2012
PCI Security Standards Council PCI Professional Program (PCIP)™ Training Now Available
WAKEFIELD, Mass., November 01, 2012, Year—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), today announced availability of the eLearning training course for the PCI Professional (PCIP)™ Program. Eligible individuals can register for the PCIP program by visiting the PCI SSC website.
PCI Security Standards Council PCI Professional Program (PCIP)™ Training Now Available
26 October 2012
PCI Community Meeting Attracts Regional Experts to Shape Future of Payment Security in Europe
WAKEFIELD, Mass., October 26, 2012 —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), today announced the successful completion of the 2012 PCI European Community Meeting in Ireland.
PCI Community Meeting Attracts Regional Experts to Shape Future of Payment Security in Europe
03 October 2012
PCI Security Standards Council Qualified Integrators and Resellers™ Training Now Available
WAKEFIELD, Mass., October 03, 2012, Year—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), today announced availability of the eLearning training course and exam for the Qualified Integrators and Resellers (QIR)™ Program. Eligible organizations and individuals can register for the QIR program by visiting the PCI SSC website.
PCI Security Standards Council Qualified Integrators and Resellers™ Training Now Available
02 October 2012
PCI Security Standards Council Announces Availability of Portuguese Language Training in Brazil
WAKEFIELD, Mass., October 2, 2012 —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), today announced a new partnership to offer local language PCI training in Brazil. Organizations in Brazil can now benefit from increased understanding of PCI Standards through high quality instructor-led training in Portuguese, as well as save time and money on international travel.
PCI Security Standards Council Announces Availability of Portuguese Language Training in Brazil
18 September 2012
PCI North American Community Meeting Attendees Gain Powerful Insights on Mobile, Encryption and Payment Security
WAKEFIELD, Mass., September 18, 2012 —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), today announced the close and recap of the sixth annual North American Community Meeting.
PCI North American Community Meeting Attendees Gain Powerful Insights on Mobile, Encryption and Payment Security

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