The purpose of the PCI DSS and the requirement for protection of cardholder data.
PCI DSS objectives and intent. Related PCI standards and programmes.
Understand how PCI DSS compliance is enforced by the payment brands.
Compliance needs for merchants and service providers.
Explanation of the different levels.
Understand how compliance to the standard must be reported by merchants and service providers.
Overview of the 12 standard requirements.
Every organisation that stores or transmits or processes card holder data must comply with PCI DSS standard. Compliance to the standard is regulated and enforced by payment card brands, such as VISA, MasterCard and American Express, directly or through their partner relationships with ‘acquirer’ banks.
About the Course
Developed by a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), Our one day PCI DSS Foundation training course builds a clear understanding of the PCI DSS and enables you to plan a cost-effective, time-efficient compliance project.
Who Should Attend
Anyone involved in a PCI DSS compliance project who would like to develop a background on the standard and its requirements.
Full courseware and refreshments are provided.
The benefits that you can expect from being PCI Compliant are:
Increased Trust Among Potential and Current Customers
Protection from Fines
Increased Conversion Rates
Increased Consumer Confidence
Increased Google Ranking
Control costs and gain tangible, real-world insights on best practices
Understand PCI compliance before you go through an assessment
Apply PCI DSS security principles across your business
This introductory course has no formal entry requirements.
You may benefit from advance reading of the following introductory guide: PCI DSS - A Pocket Guide.
There is no examination associated with this course.
Professional Development Units - PDUs
There are no Professional Qualification Credits for this course.
A certificate of attendance is awarded.
If you need a more comprehensive and practical coverage of all aspects of the implementation and continued maintenance of PCI DSS, please see our 3 day PCI DSS ImplementationTraining Course.