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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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Announcements

09 February 2017

PCI Security Standards Council Issues Multi-Factor Authentication Guidance

Attackers continue to compromise valid credentials to access company networks and steal data. To help organizations combat this growing threat, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has issued guidance on the proper use of multi-factor authentication for preventing unauthorized access to computers and systems that process payment transactions.

06 February 2017

Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council Welcomes Beijing Unionpay Card Technology Co. as PCI Recognized Laboratory

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) and Beijing Unionpay Card Technology Co. (BCTC) announced today that BCTC is now a PCI recognized laboratory approved to conduct security evaluations of payment acceptance devices.

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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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