Understanding the scope for PCI DSS
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Understanding the scope for PCI DSS

When undertaking any kind of PCI DSS assessment, whether it is a formal assessment or self-assessment questionnaire (SAQ), the most important thing is ensuring that the scope is correct. Without an understanding of the scope, systems may be overlooked and/or insufficient security controls applied. This may lead to a risk of data breach.   Conversely, […]

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Planning for a Data Breach – are businesses ready to meet their legal obligations?

By Natasja Bolton, Senior Acquirer Support QSA   In order to help your merchant businesses with the definition and documentation of their Incident Response Plan, Sysnet has created a template document – Download the Security Incident Response Plan Template.   All merchants self-assessing their Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance now need […]

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A guide to ecommerce SAQs
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A guide to ecommerce SAQs

by Natasja Bolton, Acquirer Support Manager Most small and medium-sized merchants rely on an online compliance portal, such as our Sysnet.air solution, to determine the appropriate SAQ for their PCI DSS self-assessment. SAQ determination is based on the merchant’s completion of a series of questions on their  payment channels and payment processing methods.   For many merchants […]

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PCI P2PE Version 2, Its impact for acquirers and their merchants

by Jason McWhirr, Acquirer Support Consultant Back in June, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) release version 2.0 of the Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) standard.   What is P2PE? A P2PE system in a retail environment is designed to securely encrypt cardholder data from a merchant’s POI (Point of Interaction) device or POS […]

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Common PCI DSS challenges and how they are resolved, by Graham O’Brien, Team Manager, North American Customer Support

Many acquiring organisations find it challenging to get their small and medium sized merchants to engage with their PCI DSS compliance programmes.   The main reason for this is that the PCI DSS validation process can be quite daunting for business owners who are consumed with the day-to-day running of their business but have not […]

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Thousands of merchants certified against PCI DSS V3.0 with Sysnet’s ComplianceMaker 3.0

Feb 11th, 2015, Dublin, Ireland / Atlanta, Georgia – Sysnet Global Solutions today announced that since January 1st 2015 and following the upgrade of the vast majority of its clients to ComplianceMaker 3.0, almost 40,000 merchants have successfully certified against PCI DSS v3.0. Of these 40,000 merchants almost 7,000 have certified to newly introduced SAQ […]

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