PCI Security Standards Consulting Services
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a security standard adopted by many companies and organizations that gather, store and use customers’ payment card data for purchases of services and products.
What are the consequences for not being compliant with PCI DSS?
90% of consumers don't understand the difference between credit card fraud and identity theft. If they hear that their credit card has been stolen, many of them believe their identity is at risk. If that's the case many of your customers won't shop with you anymore because they are afraid you are not protecting their data and someone is going to steal their identity. That's the worst thing that can happen. The biggest problem would be if your customers walk away. There are reputation damages they have to deal with, which 9 times out of 10 cannot be measured in terms of money.
Also if you are not compliant to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) you will be responsible for any losses through fraud, and may also face considerable fines. Your customers will suffer if their card details are compromised. Your business reputation will suffer as a result.
Why should my company be PCI DSS Compliant?
A PCI DSS Compliant Certification will make your Merchant Bank happy, but what's more important is it could save you from losing your business, and ten's of thousands of dollars in fines and penalties should a breach ever occur.
If you are a merchant that accepts payment cards or a service provider that processes, transmits, or stores credit card data then you are required to be compliant with the PCI Data Security Standard. From the world’s largest corporations to small Internet stores, compliance with the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is vital for all organizations who accept credit cards, online or offline, because nothing is more important than keeping your customer’s payment card data secure.
Prior to scheduling an official PCI audit (required to validate an organization's PCI DSS compliance), most Level 1 merchants conduct a PCI readiness assessment. PCI DSS Audits. Merchants who accept payment cards from Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express must comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, commonly known as PCI DSS,
Learn how we can help with your payment card industry (PCI) compliance requirements and data security
PCI Data Security Standard assessment services – This review assesses your organization’s security against the controls listed in the PCI Self-Assessment Questionnaire or the PCI Report On Compliance (ROC) and provides recommendations for remediating any identified control gaps.
PCI data security standard assessment services
Assesses an organization’s security against PCI DSS controls and suggests gap remediation strategies.
PCI data security standard remediation services
Provides feedback on remediation actions targeted to close identified compliance gaps.
PCI report on compliance (ROC)
Provides an independent validation of PCI DSS compliance and a ROC that can be submitted to an acquirer or one of the card associations (VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, JCB).
PCI report on compliance (SAQ)
Provides SAQ assistance, featuring a wide range of reporting options.
PCI-compliant external network security scanning
Fulfills the DSS vulnerability scanning requirement and requires a QSA and ASV.
PCI-compliant penetration testing
Determines if possible vulnerabilities in Internet-facing applications and systems jeopardize cardholder data security.