Category Archives: Standards

FirstBank Re-elected Payment Card Security Standard Council Board

By | May 29, 2017

FirstBank of Nigeria Limited said it has been re-elected into the Board of Advisors of the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), for the third consecutive time.  PCI SSC is an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards.  The PCI Security Standards Council, works with organisations around the world to protect businesses and consumers against data theft by… Read More »

ACTA’s Request to Postpone PCI DSS Granted, New Deadline is March 2018

By | April 3, 2017

TORONTO — Following concerns from the travel agent community, IATA has extended the deadline for agents to comply with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS). Originally scheduled for June 1, 2017, IATA’s Passenger Agency Conference Steering Group (PSG) has announced that it has approved the postponement of PCI DSS compliance until March 2018. The move… Read More »

PCI Security Standards Council Issues Multi-factor Authentication Guidance

By | February 9, 2017

WAKEFIELD, Mass., 9 February 2017 — Attackers continue to compromise valid credentials to access company networks and steal data. To help organizations combat this growing threat, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has issued guidance on the proper use of multi-factor authentication for preventing unauthorized access to computers and systems that process payment transactions. Multi-factor authentication (MFA)… Read More »