Press Releases

Date Title
09 August 2022
PCI Security Standards Council Announces 2022–2024 Global Executive Assessor Roundtable

The 2022-2024 GEAR consists of 28 organizations, with the Roundtable term running 1 September 2022 – 31 August 2024

01 August 2022
PCI Security Standards Council Hires Tracey Long to Lead Programs

Long time security expert to assume Vice President of Programs responsibility

27 April 2022
PCI Security Standards Council Promotes Mark Meissner to Lead Education & Engagement Operations

Longtime Public Relations Veteran Promoted to Senior Vice President, Education & Engagement Officer

31 March 2022
Securing the Future of Payments: PCI SSC Publishes PCI Data Security Standard v4.0

Global Industry Feedback Helps Shape Standard to Secure Global Payment Data

16 February 2022
PCI Security Standards Council Hires Mike Thompson to Lead Emerging Standards

PCI SSC veteran promoted to Director of Emerging Standards

10 February 2022
National Cybersecurity Alliance and PCI Security Standards Council Issue Joint Bulletin on Ransomware Attack

Two Industry-Leading Organizations Join Forces to Highlight Ransomware Threat

26 January 2022
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

13 January 2022
PCI Security Standards Council Updates Card Production and Provisioning Security Standard

Version 3.0 to Improve the Secure Manufacture, Production and Delivery of Payment Cards

17 December 2021
PCI Security Standards Council Updates Hardware Security Module Standard

Version 4.0 Supports Industry Shift to Utilization of Cloud-Based Devices

28 October 2021
PCI Security Standards Council Hosts Global Payment Security Forum

The Global Community Forum Featured Guidance from the Council and Industry Leaders on Payment Security Threats and Best Practices in 2021

20 October 2021
PCI Security Standards Council Earns Gold dotCOMM Award for Women in Payments Podcast Series

Podcast Series Also Recognized with an Honorable Mention at Hermes Creative Awards

30 September 2021
Industry Feedback Drives Updates to PCI P2PE Standard

PCI P2PE Solutions Continue to Help Merchants Protect Cardholder Data

24 September 2021
PCI Security Standards Council Issues Remote Assessment Guidelines

Guidelines Provide Best Practices to Support Remote Assessments When Onsite Testing Is Not Possible

12 August 2021
Payment Security Experts Emphasize Working Together

PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) hosts payment experts to discuss the present and future of payment security

05 August 2021
Two Top Cybersecurity Organizations Issue Joint Bulletin on the Importance of Cloud Scoping

PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) and the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Join Forces to Highlight Properly Scoping Cloud Environments

06 July 2021
PCI Security Standards Council Hires Andrew Jamieson to Senior Strategic Role

Experienced payment security expert to assume standards management and development responsibility

03 June 2021
India’s Security Summit Focuses on Securing Payment Data in The Pandemic Era and Beyond

Global Payments, National Payments Corporation of India, Amazon Internet Service Provider Limited join the PCI Security Standards at the India Security Summit to address payment cybersecurity challenges and solutions

26 May 2021
PCI Security Standards Council Hires Patrick Burke to Lead Business Operations

Experienced Financial Executive to assume Director of Business Operations Role

21 May 2021
PCI Security Standards Council Hires Brandy Cumberland to Lead Program Operations

Longtime PCI SSC veteran promoted to Director of Program Operations

29 April 2021
PCI Security Standards Council Publishes Version 1.1 of Secure Software Standard and Program

Update Introduces a New Security Requirements Module for Terminal Software

18 February 2021
PCI Security Standards Council Publishes Version 1.1 of Secure Software Lifecycle (SLC) Standard and Program

Update Expands Program Eligibility to Include Software Vendors Who Develop Software Products for the Payment Card Industry

19 January 2021
PCI Security Standards Council Announces 2021-2022 Advisory Board

Board Expands Stakeholder Involvement in Global Retail, Mobile and Software Security Industry Sectors

09 December 2020
India’s Exclusive Payment Data Security Forum Focuses on Securing Payment Data in The Pandemic Era

RBI, NCSC, NPCI join the PCI Security Standards at the 2nd PCI SSC India Forum to address payment cybersecurity challenges and solutions as the country continues to remain among the most cyberattacked countries in the world

02 November 2020
UnionPay Joins PCI SSC as Strategic Member

WAKEFIELD, Mass., 02, November 2020 – Protecting payments internationally requires a unified response to emerging threats. To increase the consistency of payment security standards around the world, UnionPay (UP) is now a strategic member of the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). UP will collaborate in the future development of the PCI SSC’s security standards […]

21 October 2020
Two Leading Cybersecurity Organizations Issue Joint Bulletin on Threat of Account Testing Attacks

PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) and the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) Join Forces to Highlight Increasing Threat