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New PCI Software-Based PIN Entry on COTS Standard

The PCI SSC has announced a new PCI Security Standard for software-based PIN entry on commercial off-the-shelf devices (COTS), such as smartphones and tablets. Learn more about the new standard in this interview with PCI SSC Chief Technology Officer Troy Leach here.
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Announcements

14 February 2018

X9 and PCI SSC Combine Expertise on PIN Acceptance Security Standards

In response to industry feedback, the Accredited Standards Committee X9 Inc. (ASC X9) and the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) have announced a joint initiative to create one unified PIN Security Standard for payments stakeholders.

24 January 2018

PCI Security Standards Council Publishes Security Requirements for Software-Based PIN Entry on COTS Devices

Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced a new PCI Security Standard for software-based PIN entry on commercial off-the-shelf devices (COTS), such as smartphones and tablets. The PCI Software-Based PIN Entry on COTS (SPoC) Standard provides requirements for developing secure solutions that enable EMV contact and contactless transactions with PIN entry on the merchant’s consumer device using a secure PIN entry application in combination with a Secure Card Reader for PIN (SCRP).

19 January 2018

PCI Security Standards Council Announces First Regional Engagement Board

Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced the first PCI SSC Regional Engagement Board. The Regional Engagement Board (REB) will represent the perspectives of PCI SSC Participating Organizations and constituents in Brazil, providing feedback and guidance to the PCI SSC on payment security standards, program development and adoption in the region.

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Educational Resources

24 Jan 2017

Ransomware Resource Guide

Criminals are attacking businesses with a type of malware that holds business-critical systems and data hostage until a sum of money is received.

16 July 2015

Webinar – Targeted Attacks: Spear Phishing and Social Engineering

Hackers utilize spear-phishing and social engineering methods to target organizations with emails and social media messages that trick users into providing confidential data, leading to more comprehensive forms of attack.

18 Dec 2015

Bulletin on Migrating from SSL and Early TLS

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) is extending the migration complete date to 30 June 2018 for transitioning from Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) v1.0 to a secure version of TLS. Find out everything you need to know in this resource guide.

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