Walnut Creek, CA. April 4, 2023 /Servadus/ — Servadus Consulting, a premier cybersecurity and compliance consulting firm, announces the availability of an online readiness assessment in preparation for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) version 4. The service focuses on the sixty-five new and changed security controls and provides a cost-effective way for all businesses to identify shortfalls with security standards before version 3.2.1 expires next year.
The new standard has several technical requirements to better protect cardholder data in use by merchants, service providers, and card issuers. One specific requirement mandates using anti-phishing technologies for systems, even if the email server is outside the scope of PCI, says Ron Tosto, the CEO of Servadus. Many technical solutions take time to design and implement correctly and now is the time to identify gaps in readiness for the new standard and implement a plan.
This self-assessment offering can help businesses start their journey. It focuses explicitly on controls affected by the new standard. For companies with subject matter expertise and resources, this approach is the easy start process by ordering at the . There are two other options for businesses that would like additional help validating artifacts and evidence or would like to outsource the entire process. These two levels are also available for purchase online.
The three-tiered approach helps meet all companies at the right level for their situation. Additionally, Servadus offers readiness assessments for the entire standard vice just changes. Those companies should visit the website to submit a message to the Servadus team.
Is your company ready for PCI DSS v4.0?
Servadus is a cybersecurity and compliance consulting leader, providing a premier set of services for establishing a continuous security program with easy-to-understand processes. Servadus’ mission is to support a holistic approach to information operations management and security from small businesses to global enterprises. Servadus’ methods and team are keen on obtaining, maintaining, and demonstrating Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards and utilizing a four-step process: pre-assessment, assessment, dashboards and status, and deliverables.
About the PCI Security Standards Council
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) leads a global, cross-industry effort to increase payment security by providing industry-driven, flexible, and practical data security standards and programs that help businesses detect, mitigate, and prevent cyberattacks and breaches.