Professional Services

At Payment Card Assessments we know that one size doesn't fit everyone.

PCI compliance can be complex and complicated. With our extensive experience at a Fortune 100 company and level 1 merchant, we can provide strategic planning and guidance on completing your Report on Compliance, provide PCI education and training, assess your gaps and provide remediation guidance or simply help you make your PCI DSS audit as painless as possible.

PCI Report on
Compliance Planning

Plan the Work; Work the Plan
We provide the knowledge and tools that will save you time, effort, and money on your PCI Report on Compliance. An assessment plan provides internal ISA’s and PCI Compliance Program Managers the ability to clearly see the scope and work effort that’s required to complete your Report on Compliance.

PCI Gap Assessments & Remediation Guidance

When you need another set of eyes
We will assess your current compliance posture to produce a recommendation plan that you can implement to achieve full compliance with the PCI Data Security Standard. Through interviews, walk-throughs, process reviews, etc., our gap assessment will help your organization pinpoint areas that need to be brought into compliance

PCI Education
& Training

Online and in-house workshops
We provide both online and in house workshops on the PCI Data Security Standard, guidance documentation, and supporting FAQ's. Additionally, we include training on the softer skills required to communicate effectively and efficiently with C-level staff, subject matter experts, QSA's and your acquirer.

We Partner With You To Achieve PCI Compliance Success

While the PCI Data Security Standard doesn’t often change, challenges vary merchant to merchant. Payment Card Assessments focus is simple: To help you achieve your PCI DSS Compliance goals. Whether it’s completing your first Report on Compliance, optimizing compliance tasks with automation, or standing up a continuous compliance program, we have the expertise and experience to help you.

Frequently Asked Questions

We partner with you to create a PCI Report on Compliance assessment plan that creates repeatable steps year after year. 
  • PCI Assessment Planner
  • PCI Scope Review
  • Interview & observation schedule
  • Communication plan
Proper planning benefits everyone involved in the PCI DSS Report on Compliance. From C-level staff to your QSA (Qualified Security Assessor) and all the technologists in between, the Assessment Plan will serve as the bedrock for your next Report on Compliance.

Proper planning benefits everyone involved in the PCI DSS Report on Compliance. From C-level staff to your QSA (Qualified Security Assessor) and all the technologists in between, the Assessment Plan will serve as the bedrock for your next Report on Compliance.

  • Identify areas that are not in compliance.
  • Identify controls that need to be updated or modified.
  • Bolster compensating controls with a defensible position.
  • Improve your security posture and demonstrate due diligence.
  • Determine if a PCI DSS Sustainability Program is right for you.
Depending on the scope of your desired gap assessment, it may take 4-12 weeks. We won’t know for sure until we meet with you and have a clear understanding of what you are trying to accomplish.

Request a call back and we’ll schedule a meeting to review your needs and your PCI compliance goals.