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.

View our Education Series to:

  • Gain the knowledge needed to become PCI compliant
  • View recorded webcasts on your own time
  • Learn directly from industry security experts
  • Take advantage of materials to educate your employees

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OnlineCOMING SOON Security Incident Response Planning, a Closer Look at PCI DSS v3.0
Requirement 12.10

Overview

MasterCard WorldwideThis webinar is aimed at implementers of Security Incident Response Plans. The goal of this module is to provide an overview of what a Security Incident Response Plan is, why it is important, and how to implement a policy that meets the requirements of the PCI DSS, specifically Requirement 12.10.

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White PaperLevel 4 Merchant PCI Compliance: Five Best Practices

Overview

MasterCard WorldwideThis document discusses recent research findings on small business security and the 5 best practices Level 4 merchants can put in place to protect their business from data thieves.

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White PaperBrute Force Attacks—Overview and Best Practices for Merchants

Overview

MasterCard WorldwideThis 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.

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OnlinePCI Security Standards Council: What’s New?

Overview

MasterCard WorldwideBob 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.

Bob Russo
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.

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White PaperRemote Access Technology

Overview

MasterCard WorldwideBest practices on how to secure remote access systems according to the PCI requirements.

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White PaperSQL Injection

Overview

MasterCard WorldwideSQL Injection has been a well-known security threat for several years. This white paper provides guidance on identifying and preventing the problem before it happens.

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White PaperSecurity Considerations for Mobile Point-of-Sale Acceptance

Overview

MasterCard WorldwideAn overview of the evolving mobile payments landscape and important security considerations for acquirers and their merchants.

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White PaperAccount Data Compromise Best Practices

Overview

MasterCard WorldwideBest Practice framework for Issuers and Acquirers when managing potential ADC events.

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White PaperSmall-Merchant Payment Application Installation and
Integration Best Practices

Overview

MasterCard WorldwideBest practices all small merchants should address with their vendor, third party reseller or integrators who install and support POS systems which help reduce the risk of data compromise and help maintain PCI compliance.

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White PaperAcquiring a Taste for Enhanced Security

Overview

MasterCard WorldwideThe risk of dining establishments suffering an account data compromise (ADC) event has been increasing rapidly. The following provides some account data compromise prevention best practices for the restaurant industry.

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White PaperAirline Industry Payment Card Fraud Prevention Best Practices

Overview

MasterCard WorldwideThis paper discusses payment card fraud that continues to plague the airline industry. As non-face-to-face transactions become more and more common, acquirers and their merchants need to ensure that procedures are in place to authenticate both the legitimacy of the payment cards being used and the cardholder making the purchase.

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White PaperWhy is PCI Important to Me?

Overview

MasterCard WorldwideTake advantage of this helpful resource for answers to some of the most poignant questions of the small merchant community. What is PCI and why is it important to me? What is an account data compromise and where can I go for help? Read this white paper for more information on what you as a small merchant can do to protect your business from potential threats.

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Livre BlancPourquoi Devrais-Je Accorder de L’Importance aux Normes PCI ?

Vue d’ensemble

MasterCard WorldwideTirez avantage de cette ressource pour trouver des réponses aux questions particulièrement importantes que se pose l’ensemble des commerçants. Les normes PCI : de quoi s’agit-il et pourquoi devrais-je y accorder de l’importance ? Qu’est-ce qu’une compromission des données de compte et à qui dois-je m’adresser pour obtenir de l’aide ? Consultez ce livre blanc pour en savoir plus sur ce que vous pouvez faire en tant que petit commerçant pour vous protéger contre les attaques potentielles.

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White PaperHosted Payment Pages

Overview

MasterCard WorldwideA common practice for some E-Commerce merchants is to outsource their payment processing page to a service provider (such as a payment gateway) in order to reduce the scope of their own cardholder data environment. However, while the scope of the merchant’s cardholder data environment is reduced, that does not mean the merchant’s responsibility or risk is entirely removed. This document will illustrate some of the issues that an e-commerce merchant must keep in mind even after outsourcing their payment functions.

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White PaperRisks in Providing Service Providers Access to Cardholder Data

Overview

MasterCard WorldwideMany merchants utilize third parties, also known as service providers, in some capacity to meet business needs. Examples of these Service Providers may include offsite backup-tape storage, remote maintenance or even payment processing. It is imperative that merchants understand how use of these service providers may have impact to their own cardholder data environment. This paper outlines some of the potential risks and responsibilities in using a service provider in relation to payment card account data.

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White PaperX.25 Within the Payment Industry

Overview

ForegenixSome businesses within the payments space still use X.25 technology to communicate and process payment card transactions. It is important to remember that if an entity is using X.25 networks to transmit cardholder data or to provide access to systems that store, transmit, or process cardholder data, these networks may be included in the cardholder data environment, thereby requiring Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) controls. This document highlights potential configuration issues and provides high-level technical guidance in securing X.25 networks with a goal of avoiding future data compromises.

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OnlineCOMING SOON MasterCard and the Payment Card Industry

Overview

MasterCard WorldwideAn update and overview of MasterCard’s role as a founding member of the PCI Security Standards Council and managing both the Site Data Protection (SDP) Program and the PCI 360 Education Program.

Joshua Knopp
Speaker: Joshua Knopp, Vice President, Payment Systems Integrity, MasterCard Worldwide

Joshua Knopp, Business Leader, Payment Systems Integrity joined MasterCard in 2009 with over 14 years of experience in the IT industry. In this role, he is responsible for developing and managing the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard, providing PCI related training and acting as a general security and compliance advocate.

Mr. Knopp represents MasterCard Worldwide on the PCI Security Standards Council’s Marketing Work Group, Technical Working Group, Qualified Forensic Investigator Task Force, and Quality Assurance Working Group. In these positions, Mr. Knopp is working with representatives from American Express, Discover Financial, JCB, and Visa International to manage PCI Security Standards Council programs that support global acceptance and compliance to PCI Data Security Standard (DSS). This includes working closely with payment card industry stakeholders, which include PCI Participating Organizations, Board of Advisors, Qualified Security Assessors (QSAs) and Approved Scanning Vendors (ASVs), in continuing the support and growth of the PCI Data Security Standard.

Mr. Knopp joined MasterCard in 2009 with over 14 years of experience in the IT industry, 10 of which have been focused solely on Information Security. Mr. Knopp has global leadership experience as well as hands on experience in network security operations & engineering, forensic investigation, penetration testing and IT audit. Career highlights include roles as Sr. Director of Managed Security Operations for a global hosting provider, Security Practice Lead & Security Manager for a global consulting firm, Sr. Security Engineer for a large brokerage firm, and Network Engineer for a large health-care organization.

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PodcastA Merchant's Journey

Overview

British Airways LogoAs the world of cybercrime and online threats continues to evolve and to become more dangerous, the myriad of players involved in the payments landscape ponder, plan, and secure themselves and their infrastructures against these growing problems. This presentation walks through some of the emerging threats against the payment ecosystem - specifically Malware, Trojans, Man-In-The-Browser (MITB) attacks, "Money Muling," and Mobile Malware. Participants will also learn of potential solutions currently being used to prevent these and other threats.

Philiip D. Morton
Speaker: Philip D. Morton MA MBA CISSP CISM CISA CRISC CITP MBCS CEng, Information Security and Compliance Manager, British Airways

Philip has over thirty years experience in the IT industry, working in both the public and private sectors (of which twenty-three years have been in information security). He has worked at a strategic level to help businesses formulate appropriate and cost-effective strategies for information security and compliance.

Philip works for British Airways as Information Security and Compliance Manager and plays a key role in BA’s ongoing PCI compliance programme. Philip is also responsible for: information security policy, access control and security awareness.

Philip holds an MA (Honours) degree in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and an MBA (Honours with Distinction) from the Open Business School. Philip is a Chartered IT Professional and is CISSP, CISM, CISA and CRISC qualified.

Outside work, Philip is a director for a UK charity and advises on risk and Data Protection matters. He has established an internal control and audit framework for the charity and to date, audits have been successfully carried out in the areas of: Finance and Children’s Work.

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OnlineWays to Combat Threats Against Payment Ecosystems

Overview

RSA LogoAs the world of cybercrime and online threats continues to evolve and to become more dangerous, the myriad of players involved in the payments landscape ponder, plan, and secure themselves and their infrastructures against these growing problems. This presentation walks through some of the emerging threats against the payment ecosystem - specifically Malware, Trojans, Man-In-The-Browser (MITB) attacks, "Money Muling," and Mobile Malware. Participants will also learn of potential solutions currently being used to prevent these and other threats.

Joram Borenstein
Speaker: Joram Borenstein, Senior Manager, Technology Alliances, RSA

Joram Borenstein is an expert in financial crime, malware, fraud, identity protection, and authentication, having worked extensively with many of the world's largest financial institutions to mitigate their fraud losses. He has instructed FDIC, OCC, OTS, Federal Reserve, and NCUA examiners and his comments have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, American Banker, SC Magazine, Digital Transactions Magazine, The Credit Union Journal, Bank Info Security, IT Pro (Japan), and Enterprise Watch (Japan). He has spoken at over 20 events, including AFP, NACHA, RSA, FSTC, FS-ISAC, IAPP, and TSYS. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

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OnlineNetwork Segmentation - Does your organization struggle with the size
and scope of the PCI DSS?

Overview

Trustwave LogoHave you ever wondered how you might more cost effectively work through the mandatory controls? Please join us as we discuss network segmentation as a tool to ease PCI DSS compliance efforts. We will cover topics such as the benefits of segmentation, how to properly assess the scope of your compliance efforts and acceptable segmentation techniques.

Greg Rosenberg
Speaker: Greg Rosenberg, Security Engineer, Trustwave

Greg Rosenberg is a Certified Information Systems Auditor and Qualified Security Assessor with ten years of information technology experience and four years focused on information and network security. Greg is currently a Security Engineer for the Trustwave Alliances group. He assists acquirers, their merchants, ISOs, VARs and other parties with technical details surrounding PCI DSS interpretation, program implementation and general security issues.

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OnlineIncorporating the PCI DSS into your Information Security Policy -
A look at Requirement 12.1

Overview

This webinar is aimed at implementers of Information Security and IT policy. The goal of this module is to provide an overview of what an Information Security Policy is, why it is important, and how to implement a policy that meets the requirements of the PCI DSS, specifically Requirement 12.1.

Joshua Knopp
Speaker: Joshua Knopp, Vice President, Payment Systems Integrity, MasterCard Worldwide

Joshua Knopp is a Business Leader, Payment Systems for MasterCard Worldwide. In this role, Josh represents MasterCard Worldwide on the PCI Security Standards Council’s Marketing Work Group, Technical Working Group, Qualified Forensic Investigator Task Force, and Quality Assurance Working Group where he is responsible for developing and managing the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard, providing PCI related training and acting as a general security and compliance advocate. Mr. Knopp joined MasterCard in 2009 with over 14 years of experience in the IT industry, he has global leadership experience as well as hands on experience in network security operations & engineering, forensic investigation, penetration testing and IT audit.

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OnlineA Common Sense Approach to Activity Logging, Incident Management
and Anti Fraud Software - PCI Requirement 10

Overview

Crowe Horwath LogoThis module focuses on identifying common tools for logging which includes shareware and commercially available products; utilizing logging in tandem with file integrity management software, tips on what application and process level events to log; considerations in SIEM/log aggregation and lastly, how and why it is imperative to integrate logging with fraud management into a cohesive strategy.

Bruce Sussman
Speaker: Bruce Sussman, Senior Manager/PCI Product Manager, Crowe Horwath

Bruce is an experienced Senior Manager with Crowe Horwath LLP in the Firm's Livingston, NJ office. He has 20 years diversified experience in banking, consulting, internal audit and risk management. Prior to joining Crowe, Bruce spent 11 years with subsidiaries of First Data and Metavante with various responsibilities for internal audit, risk management and fraud control. His achievements include starting internal audit departments in the US and Canada, designing a real time anti fraud product, and creating a series of anti fraud and IT security whitepapers and webinars. He has been published in the Journal of Accountancy, NYS CPA Journal, ISACA and frequently speaks before risk and security associations and trade groups. He also provides peer review for IT and risk related articles submitted to the NYS Society of CPA's Journal.

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OnlineBuilding Secure Applications

Overview
Bob Russo

This webinar focuses on how PCI-DSS fits into an overall security framework of your organization. Why being compliant is just one aspect to securing your processing environment and discusses how to take advantage of the guidelines presented in PCI to enhance policies of security best practices. Also covered – how a comprehensive SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle) and SDL (Secure Development Lifecycle) play a crucial role in meeting the objective of PCI.

Jarrett Kolthoff
Speaker: Jarrett Kolthoff, Founder and CEO, Speartip

Jarrett Kolthoff, has over 14 years of experience in the Information Security field for both government and corporate sectors. Since founding SpearTip in 2005, Jarrett has focused on building and supervising a consulting team to provide the corporate sector with government level security assessments that includes technical and policy recommendations to assist in mitigating vulnerabilities. Mr. Kolthoff continues to serve his community as President of the St. Louis Infragard Chapter, and as the founding President of the International High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) – St. Louis Chapter.

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OnlineApplication Security: Five Critical Application Threats

Overview
Aspect Security

Over the past few years, application security has become the single biggest IT risk. This module will discuss the most critical threats to your applications that cost organizations millions each year. This module also covers the critical security controls you need to have in place to defend against these and how you can start an application security program to eliminate these issues early in the SDLC when they are easy and inexpensive to fix.

Jeff Williams
Speaker: Jeff Williams, Founder and CEO, Aspect Security

Jeff Williams is the founder and CEO of Aspect Security, a leading provider of security code review, penetration testing, training, eLearning, and other application security professional services. Jeff also serves as the volunteer Chair of the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) where he has made extensive contributions, including the Top Ten, WebGoat, Secure Software Contract Annex, Enterprise Security API, Application Security Verification Standard, OWASP Risk Rating Methodology, and starting the worldwide local chapters program. He holds degrees in psychology, computer science, and human factors, and graduated cum laude from Georgetown Law.

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OnlinePCI Perspectives: A Service Provider

Overview
The Logic Group

This module looks at the issues of PCI as experienced by a service provider and will describe the approach taken and some of the lessons learned. Also covered will be suggested areas to evaluate when assessing service providers as well as answering some of the frequently asked questions. It also considers the value of PCI DSS within the overall objective of operating a secure card processing service.

Gareth Wokes
Speaker: Gareth Wokes, Chairman, The Logic Group

Gareth has worked for the Logic Group since its foundation back in 1986, during which time he has spearheaded its growth and development to its current position of European market leadership. With a background in sales and retail technology, Gareth has held board-level positions for a number of high-tech international companies. After 14 years as CEO of The Logic Group he now holds the post of Executive Chairman for the company.

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OnlineUnderstanding Account Data Compromise

Overview
Verizon Business Logo

The intent of this module is to discuss key factors of Account Data Compromise (ADC). The module will include topics such as defining what an Account Data Compromise is; how has ADC evolved; what are the Top 5 causes of ADC; how can organizations protect themselves, and what are the impacts and related costs of ADC (Legal, Fines, Brand Damage).

Bryan Sartin
Speaker: A. Bryan Sartin, Vice President Investigative Response, Verizon Business

With more than 18 years experience in the security arena providing industry-leading services and support for commercial and government organizations, A. Bryan Sartin heads up Investigative Response for Verizon Business Security Solutions. Previously, Sartin led the Cybertrust Investigative Response Unit (Cybertrust was acquired by Verizon Business on July 1, 2007). As a senior forensics examiner, Sartin has investigated many high-profile data compromise investigations around the world. In addition, Sartin is well-versed in both criminal and civil computer forensic procedures and is a certified expert witness.

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OnlineReducing Your Risk: A Look Into PCI Vulnerability Scanning

Overview
Security Metrics

This module will provide insight from an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV). Topics covered include what is vulnerability scanning, interpreting a scan report, and what must be remediated to be PCI Compliant. In-depth discussion will also cover how to take a project management approach towards remediation of network vulnerabilities and maintaining scan compliance.

John Bartholomew
Speaker: John Bartholomew, Vice President, Security Metrics

John “JB” Bartholomew is the Vice President of SecurityMetrics, Inc. based in Orem, Utah. JB has worked in the software and technology industry for more than 20 years. JB has experience with software development, data base design, data & network security, technology sales and marketing having worked working with a variety of companies including: Broadway & Seymour, U.S. Steel, WordPerfect, Novell, and Cogito Inc.

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