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 …

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 – 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, …

Great Mix of Theory and Practice: usd PCI DSS Acquirer Meeting 2019

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At the invitation of usd AG, representatives of leading European acquirers once again came together for an exchange of experience and expertise with PCI DSS in Neu-Isenburg in early October 2019. The event agenda included current developments from the world of PCI standards and innovations in the usd Compliance Management Program. A special focus was also on the exchange of …

Top 5 Quality Criteria for an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV)

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Corinna Reinheimer, who is in charge of ASV scans at usd AG, tells us the five most important characteristics you should consider when choosing your PCI scanning partner. Top 1: Comprehensive experience Employees in the fields of security analyses and vulnerability management require comprehensive professional experience in order to ensure they can propose proper solutions to security findings. Top 2: …