PCI 360 Education Series
For the Industry, By the Industry.
The PCI 360 Education Program is a complimentary initiative offered by MasterCard to raise awareness and promote the adoption of PCI. The program provides a holistic and informative platform for participants to increase their understanding of PCI DSS through the following sessions led by payment industry and data security experts.
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Brute Force Attacks—Overview and Best Practices for Merchants
This document highlights the methodology used by criminals to carry out brute force attacks against a merchant’s retail terminals or its web site’s online payment system, and provides best practices intended to help merchants prevent and detect such attacks.
PCI Security Standards Council: What’s New?
Bob Russo, GM of the PCI Security Standards Council provides an overview of the background, structure, and scope of responsibilities of the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) with updates on the latest program releases and SSC training offerings.
Speaker: Bob Russo, General Manager, PCI Security Standards Council
Bob Russo, the General Manager of the PCI Security Standards Council, works with representatives from American Express, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard Worldwide, and Visa Inc to drive awareness and adoption of the PCI Data Security Standard. Mr. Russo is responsible for driving the organization's growth and development, as well as meeting its goals to create educational programs, establish pools of certified Qualified Security Assessors (QSAs), Internal Security Assessors (ISAs), PCI Forensic Investigators (PFIs), and Approved Scanning Vendors (ASVs), and incorporate feedback from all stakeholders across the payment chain into the work of the Council and the development of new standards. In addition, Mr. Russo oversees the PCI Security Standards Council's training, testing, and certification programs for QSAs, ISAs, PFIs, and ASVs.
Mr. Russo brings more than 25 years of high-tech business management, operations, and security experience to the PCI Security Standards Council. Mr. Russo guides the organization through its crucial charter, focusing on improving data security standards for merchants, banks and other key stakeholders involved in the global payment card transaction process.
Remote Access Technology
Security Considerations for Mobile Point-of-Sale Acceptance
Account Data Compromise Best Practices
Small-Merchant Payment Application Installation and