PCI Security Standards Council®


Breaking News: New Payment Protection Resources for Small Merchants and Their Banks Help Defend Against Cybercrime

Small businesses around the world are increasingly at risk for payment data theft. Nearly half of cyber-attacks worldwide in 2015 were against small businesses with less than 250 workers, according to cybersecurity firm Symantec. In order to help these companies protect themselves and their customers, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) Small Merchant Taskforce has developed a set of payment protection resources for small businesses.
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31 March 2017

Making Payments Safer Top Priority for Global Payment Card Industry

Cybercriminals continue to target payment transactions in the Middle East and Africa region and globally. At the same time, there is a growing shortage of cybersecurity professionals equipped to help businesses deal with this escalating challenge.

29 March 2017

PCI Security Standards Council to Create Associate Qualified Security Assessor Certification

Today at the PCI Middle East and Africa Forum the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced plans to evolve the PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) program to attract new cyber talent globally and ensure its sustainability and quality in a changing payment environment.

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Educational Resources

18 Oct 2016

The UK Business Cybersecurity Threat

This infographic reviews the potential regulatory penalties UK businesses could face for cybersecurity breaches when new EU legislation comes into effect in 2018.

7 Jul 2016

Key Tips for Small Business Data Theft Protection

PCI Payment Protection Resources for Small Merchants provide simple guidance on why and how to keep customer payment data safe. Start educating your small business customers and partners on payment security basics by downloading these resources now.

28 Apr 2016

Data Security Standard 3.2 Overview Webinar

Download this high-level webinar for an overview of PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) 3.2; including the key changes in this version; the timeframe for implementing the standard; and the resources available to help organizations in this process.

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