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  • PCI DSS 3.0: What you must know now about the new guidance

    The new iteration of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards issued in November 2013, and known as PCI DSS 3.0, gives merchants and payment processors crucial new guidance on meeting threats to information security. But there are also key areas... 

  • Technical guide on PCI: Global compliance trends

    TechTarget’s Security Media Group presents a global look at PCI, and how it is impacted by today’s evolving business needs. Our technical editors from the U.S., Europe, India and Asia provide their respective regions’ perspective on PCI global compli... 

  • Comprehensive information security programs vital for PCI compliance

    This month’s Information Security cover story explores the practical ways you can avoid mishaps by building on the technical specifications of compliance requirements like PCI DSS. Learn to focus your efforts on not only satisfying these compliance m... 

  • PCI DSS: Next-generation data security, storage and integrity

    SearchSecurity.com presents a comprehensive guide to PCI DSS. Our experts cover all the angles in order to help your efforts in meeting compliance with the credit card industry’s data security standard. We have the latest PCI DSS advice and best prac... 

  • PCI DSS 3.0

    PCI DSS 3.0 is the third major iteration of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, a set of policies and procedures administered by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) to ensure the security of electronic payment... 

  • PCI DSS 12 requirements

    PCI DSS 12 requirements is a set of security controls that businesses are required to implement to protect credit card data and comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). 

  • PCI DSS 2.0

    PCI DSS 2.0 (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Version 2.0) is the second version of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). 

  • PCI DSS User Group

    The PCI DSS User Group is a London-based user group for merchants and retailers who must comply with the 12 requirements of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). 

  • Qualified Security Assessor (QSA)

    A Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) is a person who has been certified by the PCI Security Standards Council to audit merchants for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance. 

  • Report on Compliance (ROC)

    A Report on Compliance (ROC) is a form that must be completed by all Level 1 Visa merchants undergoing a PCI DSS audit. In general, a level 1 merchant is one who processes over 6 million Visa transactions in a year. 

  • PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)

    The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a widely accepted set of policies and procedures intended to optimize the security of credit, debit and cash card transactions and protect cardholders against misuse of their personal info... 

About PCI Data Security Standard

Get inside the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and learn how to get compliant with information on requirements, standards, audits, fines and what's new in version 1.2.