PCI-DSS

Protect customer data and stay compliant with PCI-DSS

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) applies to any organization that collects, stores, processes, or transmits credit card holder data, or interacts with a third-party company that does. Achieving and maintaining PCI-DSS compliance can be costly and time-consuming, but not nearly as burdensome as being out of compliance, which can result in serious fees or increased transaction charges.

IBM PCI security assessment services help you keep customer data safe while achieving, managing, and maintaining PCI-DSS compliance in accordance with annual audits.


PCI security assessment features

With continuous access to IBM experts who implement best practices, our PCI-DSS compliance assessment services include a thorough gap assessment and testing, an annual report on compliance, and ongoing network scanning. We use a phased approach to help you identify and fix root causes of noncompliance and establish internal controls that promote compliance year after year. With our PCI-DSS compliance assessment service you get:

  • Data protection

    Identify potential causes of customer data exposure

  • PA-DSS assessment

    Bring your payment applications into compliance with the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS)

  • Detailed information

    Securely access IBM’s online portal to manage scanning activity and generate reports

  • Pre-assessment gap analysis

    Determine your current compliance level and the steps required to achieve PCI compliance

  • Customized advice

    Apply business-aligned security controls designed by our experts for your organization

  • Reduce risk

    Limit potential costs and complexity of non-compliance with guidance on the latest PCI requirements

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Why IBM?

PCI security assessment services are part of the wide range of PCI services IBM offers that cover all aspects of data protection and compliance. IBM has achieved numerous PCI certifications, including Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV), and Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor (PA-QSA). With a broad services portfolio, industry expertise, and a deep understanding of PCI requirements, IBM delivers the level of support that organizations need to manage PCI compliance.


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