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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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01 November 2017

PCI Security Standards Council Launches First Ever Brazil Regional Engagement Board

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced today the nomination period for a newly created Brazil Regional Engagement Board. The nomination period will run from 1 - 30 November 2017.

26 October 2017

Payment Card Industry Focuses on the Future of Payment Security

More than 600 payment card industry stakeholders from around the world convened this week for the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) Europe Community Meeting, an annual forum to discuss ongoing developments in global payment data security standards that help businesses detect, mitigate and prevent criminal attacks and breaches.

25 October 2017

New PCI Security Standards and Program to Support Adoption of EMV 3DS

Today at the PCI Europe Community Meeting the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced two new security standards to support secure implementation of EMVCo’s EMV® 3-D Secure (3DS) protocol. EMV® 3DS helps prevent unauthorized card-not-present (CNP) transactions.

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.

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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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