usd AG once again appointed member of the international PCI SSC GEAR

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usd AG was again appointed to be part of the Global Executive Assessor Roundtable (GEAR). Since 2018, the GEAR has been facilitating a direct exchange between PCI assessors and the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) Senior Leadership. Every two years, leading Assessor Companies from all parts of the world are selected from a large number of applicants to give …

PCI DSS version 4.0: What is the current status?

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There is still a lot of work going on on the new version of the security standard for credit card data PCI DSS. The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) is planning to replace the previous version PCI DSS v3.2.1 with the upcoming version PCI DSS v4.0. PCI experts at usd AG have been following the development very closely and …

usd AG accredited as Software Security Framework Assessor Company

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usd AG has been accredited by the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) as a Software Security Framework Assessor Company and is now officially listed on the PCI SSC website. This enables usd AG to assess and certify software products throughout Europe according to the Secure Software Standard of the SSF. Torsten Schlotmann, Managing Security Consultant at usd AG: “The …

Current Information on Remote Assessments according to PCI Security Standards

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In order to slow down the spread of the coronavirus, many countries have imposed movement restrictions and travel bans. Of course, we adhere strictly to these regulations. To ensure that your certification projects in accordance with the PCI Security Standards do not come to a complete standstill during this period, we are currently converting our on-site assessments to remote assessments …

noris network AG Successfully Certified According to PCI DSS

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usd AG confirms secure handling of credit card data in data centers Whether for start-ups or global players – a PCI certification project can pose a major challenge to any business. This makes it all the more enjoyable for us to look back on the success we have achieved together with our clients. After all, nothing provides better insights into …

PCI DSS – What Is the Scope and How to Reduce It?

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In this short series we provide you with useful facts about the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. Be well informed on your PCI DSS certification. What is the PCI DSS scope? The scope of a PCI DSS certification includes all components of a company’s environment that must meet the PCI DSS control objectives. In May 2017, the PCI Security …

PCI DSS – What Is Compliance?

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In this short series we provide you with useful facts about the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. Be well informed on your PCI DSS certification. When is a company PCI DSS complaint? A company achieves PCI DSS compliance (or: conformity) if it meets all PCI DSS requirements that apply to it. While there is no legal requirement for PCI …

PCI DSS – Requirements and Compliance Validation

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In this short series we provide you with useful facts about the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. Be well informed on your PCI DSS certification. What are the PCI DSS requirements? The PCI DSS comprises a total of 6 control objectives, which are divided into 12 main requirements with a total of 329 individual requirements. You can view the …

PCI DSS – What You Should Know

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In this short series we provide you with useful facts about the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. Be well informed on your PCI DSS certification. Part 1: What is the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard? Payment card data is a very sought-after target for cyber criminals. In many cases, it can easily be stolen, especially from smaller companies, …