Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS): Primer Course
This course focuses on the fundamentals of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and how assessing the security programs of merchants and service providers protects payment data from loss or compromise. The course also looks at changes and updates found in the latest version of PCI DSS (v4.0) released in March 2022.
2.1The View of PCI from a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA)
2.2PCI Data Security Standard
2.3How Do You Approach PCI?
2.4PCI as a Daily Standard, Not Just a Yearly Assessment
3.1PCI and Merchants
3.2PCI and Service Providers (Third Party Agents)
This course focuses on the fundamentals of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) and how the security of the data captured (specifically customer credit card data) protects merchants and service providers each and every day. The PCI DSS (Data Security Standard), now in version 4.0, provides a comprehensive review of the changes and updates provided by the Data Security Council in this latest release. Whether you are an individual new to the PCI experience or an organization working to maintain compliance in meeting these requirements, this course is for you.
The drive behind the design and development of this course centers around allowing learners the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the process of PCI, the history behind it, the need for updating it, and the practical uses of applying these standards in everyday contexts. Designed as an introduction to a more comprehensive active practitioner based course, this introduction provides a foundational, high-level overview of the important areas that you need to focus on as the version 4.0 rules become the new standard across this industry.
Complete this entire course to earn a Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS): Primer Course Certificate of Completion