PCI Compliance – ControlScan https://www.controlscan.com Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:20:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 Data Breach vs. Fraud: What’s the Difference? https://www.controlscan.com/blog/data-breach-vs-fraud-difference/ Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:58:29 +0000 https://www.controlscan.com/?post_type=blog&p=33025 Counterfeit payment cards, stolen payment cards, use of an assumed identity to complete a credit card application… these are easily-recognizable examples of payment card fraud. When a fraud incident occurs in the retail setting, it’s often contained with only small losses occurring to the merchant involved. But what happens when a payment card data breach occurs at that same business? Are its causes and consequences basically the same?

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2019 SMB Payment Security Research Report https://www.controlscan.com/2019-smb-payment-security-research-report/ Mon, 11 Mar 2019 16:31:58 +0000 https://www.controlscan.com/?p=26647 Cybersecurity Risk, Response and Reward: Findings from the 2019 ControlScan/MAC SMB Payment Security Survey Download your free copy of our 2019 SMB Payment Security research report. The payments industry has been grappling with cybersecurity for many years, especially in relation to how small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) handle cardholder data. Smarter, more secure technologies have […]

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SMB Payment Security In 2019 https://www.controlscan.com/smb-payment-security-2019/ Thu, 28 Feb 2019 18:00:39 +0000 https://www.controlscan.com/?p=26574 SMB Payment Security in 2019: What New Merchant Survey Data Tells Us About the Road Ahead ControlScan and the Merchant Acquirers Committee (MAC) partnered to conduct a new SMB payment security survey, measuring merchants’ understanding of their cybersecurity risk, as well as how they view and respond to their PCI compliance obligations. More than 6500 […]

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The Number One Reason Businesses Fail Their QSA Audit https://www.controlscan.com/blog/qsa-audit-number-one-reason-businesses-fail/ Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:56:22 +0000 https://www.controlscan.com/?post_type=blog&p=25148 In the business world, compliance audits are a fact of life. Standards must be followed, and each governing body must receive its assurances. We've identified the number one reason businesses fail their PCI QSA audit, and it's not what you may think.

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Does Your Business Need a PCI DSS Readiness Assessment? https://www.controlscan.com/blog/does-your-business-need-pci-dss-readiness-assessment/ Fri, 27 Jul 2018 14:14:24 +0000 https://www.controlscan.com/?post_type=blog&p=25059 A PCI DSS readiness assessment (also known as a gap analysis) is an effective method for finding and fixing compliance holes efficiently and economically. Read this post to learn if your business can benefit from a readiness assessment.

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How to Influence PCI Compliance Program Success https://www.controlscan.com/blog/how-to-influence-pci-compliance-program-success/ Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:50:38 +0000 https://www.controlscan.com/?post_type=blog&p=25043 Merchant service providers implement PCI compliance programs to lessen the likelihood of a data breach happening among the merchants within their portfolios. These programs help raise awareness of, and compliance with, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

But compliance is no small task, and applying the PCI DSS principals across a portfolio of tens (or even hundreds) of thousands of merchants can be daunting. That’s why I’m here at ControlScan: It’s my job to ensure our partners achieve measurable PCI compliance program success.

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6 Ways to Find the Best PCI QSA https://www.controlscan.com/blog/6-ways-to-find-the-best-pci-qsa/ Mon, 25 Jun 2018 19:16:41 +0000 https://www.controlscan.com/?post_type=blog&p=24981 How do you find the best PCI QSA for your company? Here are the 6 criteria you should apply when searching for your next Qualified Security Assessor.

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Preparing for Your First PCI QSA Assessment [White Paper] https://www.controlscan.com/preparing-for-pci-qsa-assessment-whitepaper/ Sat, 23 Jun 2018 20:17:58 +0000 https://www.controlscan.com/?p=24937 PCI QSA Assessments: Valuable Tips to Save You Time... And Your Organization Money Download your free copy of our "Preparing for Your First PCI QSA Assessment" white paper. The major credit card brands require companies that accept their cards or process cardholder data to comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). […]

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Understanding Your PCI Scope https://www.controlscan.com/understanding-your-pci-scope-video/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:29:02 +0000 https://www.controlscan.com/?p=24938 Learn what PCI scope is, why it's important, and how to limit it. Watch this ControlScan video to hear our Senior Security Consultant Scott Dingman discuss the ins and outs of PCI scope. You'll learn how to recognize and address it in your organization's IT environment. Learn more about how to protect your customers' credit […]

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Why Payment Security Innovation is in Hyperdrive https://www.controlscan.com/blog/payment-security-innovation-podcast/ Thu, 29 Mar 2018 19:26:20 +0000 https://www.controlscan.com/?post_type=blog&p=24264 Outpacing cybercriminals’ tools and techniques is tough work, and that’s why the payments industry is embracing payment security innovation. ControlScan Executive Chairman Tom Wimsett recently sat down with Jason Oxman, CEO of the ETA, to discuss the challenges facing acquirers, ISOs, processors and payment facilitators as they work to assist merchants with security and compliance.

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