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2020: The year in PCI

This has been a very strange year overall, with the effects of COVID-19 causing both massive disruption and having the potential to cast a very long shadow. However, for those of us in the payments space business has continued, and there have been some some milestones in the PCI world. Remote Assessments Perhaps the biggest…

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Which PCI DSS SAQ do I use?

If you’re looking for a PCI DSS SAQ, this should mean you’re eligible to assess your PCI DSS compliance using a Self Assessment Questionnaire. Can I use a PCI SAQ? Eligibility for this is determined by the card brands themselves, rather than the PCI Security Standards Council. This is ultimately determined by what level the…

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What is a PCI ASV?

If you’ve just started dealing with the world of PCI DSS compliance, you’re going to learn that ASVs come up a lot. For even the lowest levels of merchants and service providers, the one thing required other than an SAQ is to conduct quarterly ASV scans. So what is an ASV? ASV stands for Approved…

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