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PCI Security Standards Council Appoints New Brazil Advisory Board for 2022-2023

PCI SSC Regional Engagement Board Taps Leading Companies in Brazil to Drive Education and Awareness of Standards and Best Practices for Safe Payments

SAO PAULO, Brazil, 26 January 2022 — Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced a new roster of Brazilian payments leaders to serve on its 2022-2023 Brazil Regional Engagement Board.

Board members act as advisors to the Council on payment security issues and challenges in the region, and as ambassadors for helping increase education and awareness of standards and best practices for safe payments.

Companies serving on the 2022-2023 Brazil Regional Engagement Board represent leaders from all sectors in the Brazilian payments industry – including vendors, merchants, processors, service providers, banks, and industry associations. These include:

“With the publication of version 4.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard in March and the continued evolution of the mobile standards, it will be a significant year for the Council and an exciting time for the Brazil Regional Engagement Board,” said Carlos Caetano, PCI SSC Associate Director, Latin America Region for Brazil. “I look forward to collaborating with this diverse group of payment security experts. This board will foster knowledge of market-specific payment security threats and technology, and will provide insights to evolve standards, programs and educational resources to better serve the region.”

The board will meet regularly throughout the year to discuss payment data security issues, trends and market changes. Its key priorities in 2022 will include:

“Global collaboration is a core principle of the PCI Security Standards Council,” says Lance Johnson, Executive Director of PCI SSC. “The PCI SSC Brazil Regional Engagement Board represents perspectives from payment security experts in Brazil that are critical in our mission to enhance global payment security.”  

Learn more about the Council’s focus on increasing industry participation and knowledge through initiatives like the Regional Engagement Board on the PCI Perspectives blog: Increasing Industry Participation and Knowledge. View the PCI SSC website for additional information on the Brazil Regional Engagement board.

About the PCI Security Standards Council
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) leads a global, cross-industry effort to increase payment security by providing industry-driven, flexible, and effective data security standards and programs that help businesses detect, mitigate, and prevent cyberattacks and breaches. Connect with the PCI SSC on LinkedIn. Join the conversation on Twitter @PCISSC. Subscribe to the PCI Perspectives Blog.

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