New PCI standard for smartphone payments

Card acceptance for anybody? Paying with a mobile phone is a popular method across the world especially in countries with high level of contactless payments. From technical perspective smartphones with NFC readers can facilitate payments with cards in the same manner as payment terminals. Many acquirers have explored this technology to bring a service offering …

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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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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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