PCI Security

  • Cybersecurity Month: Defense Against Phishing Attacks
    As an  Official Champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), the Council will be sharing educational resources on payment security best practices on the PCI Perspectives blog, and through our Twitter (@PCISSC) and LinkedIn pages. The Council will align these resources with the four weekly themes outlined by ... read more
    Source: PCI SecurityPublished on 2021-10-13
  • Paving the Way: Inspiring Women in Payments – A Podcast Featuring Adelia Castelino
      As a female entrepreneur, Adelia Castelino credits much of her early success to the role models who inspired and supported her vision to create a small start-up business, which has since flourished into a successful global company. In this edition of our podcast, Adelia explains ... read more
    Source: PCI SecurityPublished on 2021-10-12
  • Cybersecurity Month: Be Cyber Smart
    As an  Official Champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), the Council will be sharing educational resources on payment security best practices on the PCI Perspectives blog, and through our Twitter (@PCISSC) and LinkedIn pages. The Council will align these resources with the four weekly themes outlined by ... read more
    Source: PCI SecurityPublished on 2021-10-07
  • Request for Comments: PTS POI Modular Security Requirements v6.1
    From 5 October to 3 November 2021,  eligible PCI SSC stakeholders are invited to review and provide feedback on the PTS POI Modular Security Requirements v6.1 draft during a 30-day request for comments (RFC) period. The full list of stakeholders eligible to participate can be found on the PCI SSC RFC webpage. ... read more
    Source: PCI SecurityPublished on 2021-10-05
  • Just Published: P2PE v3.1
    Today, the PCI SSC published a minor revision to the PCI Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) ® Standard. We talk with Mike Thompson, Senior Manager of Emerging Standards and the Chair of the PCI Council’s P2PE Working Group, about some of these changes. ... read more
    Source: PCI SecurityPublished on 2021-09-30
  • Paving the Way: Inspiring Women in Payments – A Podcast Featuring Agnes Ng
      Sometimes, being a woman brings in a more human touch when navigating through challenging security issues. This sensitivity to customer concerns is exactly what has helped Agnes Ng achieve success as a female entrepreneur in the Singapore payment industry. In this edition of our podcast, ... read more
    Source: PCI SecurityPublished on 2021-09-28
  • New Guidelines on Remote Assessments
    Today, the Council has published “PCI SSC Remote Assessment Guidelines and Procedures”. These Guidelines define the principles and procedures for the appropriate use of remote assessments for PCI SSC standards when an onsite assessment is not possible. Here we interview Emma Sutcliffe, SVP Standards Officer on ... read more
    Source: PCI SecurityPublished on 2021-09-24
  • Information Supplement: Implementing ISO Format 4 PIN Blocks
    The Implementing ISO Format 4 PIN Blocks Information Supplement provides guidance to help PIN acquiring entities with the planning, migration, and testing of the implementation of ISO Format 4 PIN blocks in conformance with the requirements in the PCI PIN Standard. This document contains information that may ... read more
    Source: PCI SecurityPublished on 2021-09-16
  • Paving the Way: Inspiring Women in Payments – A Q&A Featuring Zeal Somani
      Women alone can be powerful. But women who empower each other can have an even greater impact. In this edition of our blog, Zeal Somani, who was greatly influenced by her grandmother and by her female colleagues, explains that forming close connections with other women ... read more
    Source: PCI SecurityPublished on 2021-09-14
  • Back-to-Basics: Choose Trusted Partners
      As small and medium businesses begin to re-open following the pandemic, it’s important to do so securely in order to protect customer’s payment card data. Too often, data breaches happen as a result of vulnerabilities that are entirely preventable. The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI ... read more
    Source: PCI SecurityPublished on 2021-09-07
  •  8-digit BINs and PCI DSS: What You Need to Know
    Did you know that there are changes coming in how the Bank Identification Number (BIN, also known as Issuer Identification Number, or IIN) is encoded and used on payment cards? This initial post in a series of blog entries will highlight some of the PCI ... read more
    Source: PCI SecurityPublished on 2021-09-02
  • Back-to-Basics: Think Before You Click
      As small and medium businesses begin to re-open following the pandemic, it’s important to do so securely in order to protect customer’s payment card data. Too often, data breaches happen as a result of vulnerabilities that are entirely preventable. The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI ... read more
    Source: PCI SecurityPublished on 2021-08-31
  • Back-to-Basics: Properly Configured Firewalls
      As small and medium businesses begin to re-open following the pandemic, it’s important to do so securely in order to protect customer’s payment card data. Too often, data breaches happen as a result of vulnerabilities that are entirely preventable. The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI ... read more
    Source: PCI SecurityPublished on 2021-08-24
  • Paving the way: Inspiring Women in Payments – A Q&A featuring Sadie Sangster
      Working mothers have a huge amount of determination and possess many of the same skillsets that are essential in the business world. As a working mother herself, Sadie Sangster understands the business world from this perspective and credits motherhood as the driving force in her ... read more
    Source: PCI SecurityPublished on 2021-08-23
  • Back-to-Basics: Secure Remote Access
      As small and medium businesses begin to re-open following the pandemic, it’s important to do so securely in order to protect customer’s payment card data. Too often, data breaches happen as a result of vulnerabilities that are entirely preventable. The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI ... read more
    Source: PCI SecurityPublished on 2021-08-17