PCI 1-2-3 Simplifies Compliance.

As a valued Global Payments customer, you now have access to the
PCI 1-2-3 compliance solution, designed for businesses like yours.

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Achieving PCI Compliance is as easy as 1-2-3.

Now it’s easier to meet PCI requirements and protect your customers’ important information.
PCI 1-2-3 provides you with the tools and support you need to analyze, remediate and validate PCI compliance including:



The SmartSAQ is a simplified version of the Self Assessment Questionnaire published by the Payment Card Industry(PCI) Council. Global Payments’ SmartSAQ provides:

  • Step-by-step guidance through the SAQ
  • Easy-to-understand help-text
  • Pictures that clearly explain key concepts
  • Faster SAQ completion and revalidation
  • Saves time and eliminates frustration


Global Payments has partnered with ControlScan, a leading PCI-certified scanning provider to provide SmartScan. SmartScan includes:

  • External vulnerability scans
  • Reports that meet Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) requirements
  • Vulnerabilities prioritized by severity
  • Instructions for correcting issues

Specialized Support

Contact our award-winning support team by email, phone, or chat for help getting started or completing the SmartSAQ. Take advantage of our:

  • U.S.-based merchant support team
  • Deep understanding of PCI compliance
  • Strong knowledge of security best practices
  • Experience working with businesses and organizations of all types and sizes

Analyze, Remediate & Validate PCI DSS Compliance with PCI 1-2-3.

PCI 1-2-3 Portal

Any merchant, franchisee or service provider that stores, processes or transmits customer account data must comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

If you don’t achieve compliance, you risk costly fines, audit costs, restrictions or worse, should a breach occur.

We’ll be by your side every step of the way with the tools and support you need to ensure your business is adequately protecting itself and its customers.

PCI 1-2-3 Simplifies PCI DSS Compliance.

The following services are also available to you:

Security Awareness Training

Security Awareness Training

On-demand security training videos delivered in an easy-to-consume format enabling you to satisfy
the PCI requirement

Breach Protection Program

Breach Protection Program

Level 3 and 4 merchants are eligible for reimbursement of up to $100k of breach-related expenses, plus breach prevention educational content

Policy Builder

Policy Builder

Policy Builder includes security policy templates tailored to your payments environment, making it easier to comply with the PCI requirement

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Cut through the complexity of achieving PCI DSS compliance.
Get started with PCI 1-2-3 today.

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Looking for more information?

Global Payments turns to security and compliance expert ControlScan to power its solution and provide the latest information on the PCI standards.
Visit ControlScan’s PCI compliance blog or find answers to your critical questions in the Knowledge Center.