Unless you’ve been living under a rock, PCI DSS v4.0 goes into effect on March 31, 2024. Here’s 4 key PCI DSS Compliance processes that you need to have in place by year end.
Is your PCI DSS Compliance program is all over the place? Do you have your asset inventory in 7 different spreadsheets? If you answered yes, maybe it’s time to automate key controls and your assessment process. Read on to find out how!
10 Insider Secrets From a Recovering PCI ISA
Does this sound familiar?
“I feel like a fraud.”
“I have no idea what I’m doing.”
“How do I know if this evidence meets the PCI DSS requirement?”
“I don’t know how to tell a senior director their software development process is neither secure nor PCI DSS compliant.”
Running or being in charge of a PCI Compliance Program feels like you’ve been given the weight of a thousand worlds to carry.
You have all of the responsibility and zero authority.
It’s like being stuck in a dingy in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
So, how do you get past feeling like a fraud who’s adrift in a vast ocean without any paddles?
I know how overwhelming running a PCI DSS Compliance program is.
That’s why I’m sharing How to Win At PCI Compliance: 10 Insider Secrets From an Ex PCI ISA with you today.
I want help you feel more confident and less adrift.
Don’t Start Your 2023 PCI Report on Compliance Without Doing These 10 Essential Tasks FIRST:
The end of the first quarter is quickly approaching. It’s time to get your PCI Compliance house in order.
Because nobody wants to be the next Landry’s and have a $20M fine upheld by federal court.
1. You have a copy of the signed Statement of Work with your QSA
Make sure you have this statement of work at your fingertips throughout your assessment period. This agreement protects you and your QSA for work that is contractually agreed upon.
2. Complete an end-to-end PCI Scope Assessment
The success of your PCI Report on Compliance hinges upon an accurate PCI Scope Assessment.
Your scope assessment includes the who, what, where, when, why, and how of your cardholder data environment and anything or anybody that connects to your cardholder data environment.
Have you almost quit your PCI Compliance job after submitting your organization’s Report on Compliance?
Don’t be shy. It’s okay if you walked away.
I almost quit I submitted the first PCI Report on Compliance I ever worked on.
December 21, 2012 a day that still dredges up heartburn.
I didn’t quit.
I didn’t walk away.
Instead, I saw the opportunity to build a world class PCI DSS Compliance program.
If PCI Compliance were easy, every organization would be doing it, right?
But it’s not.
The sad statistic from the most recent Verizon Payment Security Report is that 57% of all merchants fail to sustain PCI DSS Compliance.
There are so many reasons. Where do we start?
Let’s start with the 5 PCI Compliance headaches everyone can live without.