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Our PCI DSS Foundation training course will give you an understanding:

  • The basics of the PCI DSS and why it important to secure your customers’ payment card data;
  • The 6 control objectives and 12 technical and business requirements of the Standard;
  • PCI DSS merchant level definitions and their requirements;
  • The enforcement process and the implications of non-compliance; and
  • Demonstrating compliance with SAQs (self-assessment questionnaires) or external audits.

Our PCI DSS Foundation training course will cover the following topics:

  • What the PCI DSS is and how it helps protect payment card data.
  • The process of paying by card and the types of transaction.
  • The PCI DSS ecosystem with its development cycle and related standards.
  • Where the Standard applies and examples of cardholder risk.
  • The six control objectives of the PCI DSS.
  • The purpose of the 12 PCI DSS requirements.
  • Non-applicability and compensating controls.
  • The enforcement process and the implications of non-compliance.
  • Comparisons of different compliance programmes and merchant level structures.
  • SAQ criteria and how to select the correct SAQ.
  • Determining the scope and applicability of the PCI DSS.
  • PCI DSS documentation and evidence requirements.

Our PCI DSS Foundation training course is aimed at anybody accepting credit card payments, including merchants, third-party service providers and acquirers. Our PCI DSS Foundation training course is suitable for a broad audience, including departments such as finance, internal audits, IT and sales and business.

Our PCI DSS Foundation training course includes the following:

  • Full Course Materials (PDF)
  • PCI DSS Foundation Examination
  • A Certificate Of Attendance

There are no formal entry-level requirements for our PCI DSS Foundation training course.

You may benefit from advance reading of the following introductory guide: PCI DSS - A Pocket Guide.

PCI DSS Foundation Examination:

You will take the PCI DSS Foundation (PCI F) exam set by IBITGQ (International Board for IT Governance Qualifications).

  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Duration: 60 Minutes
  • Questions: 40
  • Format: Multiple-Choice
  • Pass Mark: 65%
Proctored Exam
PCI DSS Foundation Certificate

Our three-day PCI DSS Implementation training course provides a comprehensive and practical coverage of all aspects of implementing a Payment Card Industry Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance programme.

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.

PCI DSS Foundation FAQS

Our PCI DSS Foundation training course is delivered over one day.


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