The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), a global forum for the ongoing development, enhancement, storage, dissemination and implementation of security standards for account data protection developed "Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard" (PCI DSS) to secure the card payment-processing happening across the global financial system.
Organisation that store, process or transmit cardholder data (CHD) and/or sensitive authentication data (SAD) of member branded card data need to comply with PCI DSS regardless of whether small organization or big, merchants, processors, acquirers, issuers or service providers.
The purpose of PCI DSS is to protect cardholders’ financial information by setting a minimum-security standard that all merchants must meet or exceed. PCI DSS includes requirements for security management, policies, procedures, network architecture, software design and other critical protective measures.
As a Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor (PCI QSA) Company, In addition to the PCI DSS Certification QRC aims to provide additional pioneering, hassle-free and cost-effective services for the PCI Compliance listed below.
Let QRC become your PCI DSS compliance partner, by assisting and assessing you at each step right from defining the scope until the release of certificates.
By conducting the PCI Quarterly Health Checks, QRC will provide the insights on:
“There are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked, and those that will be.” ~ Robert Mueller, FBI Director, 2012.
In the era of emerging security threats and technological advancements, it is essential to
With the help of QRC Data Discovery Tool, extract insights and patterns of sensitive data stored in business critical systems such as credit card information.
This will not only help secure such sensitive data but will also save your organisation from any possible data breach complications.
This is not just a compliance requirement from various standards but also gives confidence to your business that its network is secure in today’s several emerging network security threats.
QRC will help you improve your ability to locate weaknesses in your network security posture and tell where your policies need to be changed by doing a "Change Process Audit" and "Rule Base Audit"
Through the research and recent observations, employers have learned that one of the biggest reason of failure to comply is the lack of awareness amongst their employees about the compliance requirements.
Let QRC conduct the trainings and make your employees understand and get a hands-on implementation experience through our awareness trainings and implementation workshops.
Get all the above-mentioned services and their benefits in one go with our “PCI DSS Annual Maintenance Service” and ensure a successful, fully compliant PCI DSS Recertification Assessment.
If you are already ISO/IEC 27001 Compliant and planning for PCI DSS Compliance, or even planning for both these standard compliances in one go, QRC provides an efficient, cost effective wayto integrate these two so that your organisation meets requirements of both.
Combining PCI DSS with ISO/IEC 27001 will add an additional security layer and strengthen your organisation security posture.
Secure the network and infrastructure from external and internal threats.
Companies who are PCI compliant significantly reduce their risk of a breach, and therefore, their exposure to penalties and reduce the reputation loss.
It is merchant’s responsibility to demonstrate to their customers that they provide secure channel for transactions. The padlock and a trusted logo demonstrate that the website of the business entity applicable encryption that the site claims to be.
The enhanced customer satisfaction will ultimately result in increased business.
Enable proactive security incident management through integration with control and monitoring automation.
Complying with the requirements of standard helps an entity to reduce reputation loss because if the data has been compromised it has negative affect on merchant’s reputation.
“Thanking QRC team for all their help and support. Their knowledge, expertise and guidance is second to none. We would not hesitate to recommend their services to others. A very professional service.”
- Sirak Mussie, CEO, FloCash Limited.
In 2015, companies failing their interim assessment had an average of 12.4% of controls not in place (6.8% across all companies). In 2016, this increased to 13.0% (5.8%).
Source: Verizon 2017 – Payment Security Report