Payments

Final version of PCI DSS v4.0 released

The long wait is over. After a lengthy RFC process that collected feedback for participating organizations and QSAC the PCI SSC has released the PCI DSS v4.0 Standard to general public, replacing the current v3.2.1 version. This is a major milestone for the evolution of payment card industry security as the new version has been …

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Qualified Seals for PSD2 Payment Providers

PSD2 Directive (2015/2366) is a complex framework aimed at regulating the European market for payment services. One of its goals is to open a possibility for Payment Service Providers (non-banks) to offer services on a level playing field by harmonizing consumer protection and the rights and obligations for payment providers and users. The definition on …

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Updated PCI DSS 4.0 timeline

For anyone interested in security standards related to protection of payment card data, the PCI SSC (Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council) has publicly announced the updated timeline for the long awaited release of version 4.0 of the PCI DSS standard. This update brings the most extensive changes to the payment card data security compliance …

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