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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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18 May 2017

PCI Security Standards Council Announces 2017-2019 Advisory Board

At the PCI Asia-Pacific Community Meeting today, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced the newly-elected 2017-2019 Board of Advisors.

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

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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