Frequently Asked Question
What is the scope of the PCI Security Standards Council's activities?
- Develop and manage the PCI Security Standards, including maintenance, clarification and revisions of the standards.
- Establish and maintain approval processes for qualified security assessors, approved scanning vendors, and testing laboratories, and routinely evaluate and approve qualified assessors, vendors and laboratories.
- Publish and distribute PCI security standards, including errata and addenda, and all related documents associated with assessor, vendors and laboratory policies and procedures.
- Provide an open forum where all key stakeholders can provide input into the ongoing development of payment security standards and business practices.