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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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20 October 2016

Data Protection Top Priority for Europe Heading into 2017

Businesses in the UK and Europe are increasingly at risk for payment data theft. In the UK alone, there were more than 2.46 million cyber incidents in 2015. Financial Fraud Action UK reported over one million incidents of financial fraud in the first half of 2016, a 25 per cent increase on the same period in 2015.

29 September 2016

EMVCo and PCI SSC Combine Expertise on 3-D Secure 2.0

Technical body EMVCo and PCI Security Standards Council have announced that they are collaborating to support the upcoming launch of 3-D Secure 2.0 (3DS 2.0). The announcement was made at the PCI Security Standards Council Community Meeting of global cyber security experts in Las Vegas, U.S, last week (20-22 September).

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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.

28 Apr 2016

PCI DSS 3.2 Resource Guide

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has published a new version of the industry standard that businesses use to safeguard payment data before, during and after purchase. PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) version 3.2 replaces version 3.1 to address growing threats to customer payment information.

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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