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.