The PCI Security Standards Council – Standards for Today and Tomorrow presented at AUScert 2009

by Bob Russo,

Summary : This session will be led by PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) General Manager Bob Russo. As General Manager, Bob Russo drives the organization’s operational policies while also ensuring the Council meets its goals of creating education programs, establishing pools of certified assessors and scanning vendors, and incorporating feedback from all stakeholders across the payment chain into the work of the Council.
In this session, attendees will learn how the PCI SSC works to develop, enhance, disseminate and assist with implementation of security standards for payment card data security. The session will also cover how and where stakeholders globally can impact and influence this development process for standards governing both card data security broadly, along with those focused specifically on certain points in the payment chain such as PIN entry devices and Payment Applications.
The presentation will also address events that have illustrated the tremendous impact that data breaches can have in the financial services space. In this discussion, Mr. Russo will share lessons learned from recent breaches, details on new educational resources launched by the Council and a look ahead in standards development.
There will be a chance to conduct Q&A at the end of the session.
Any attendee involved in PCI compliance efforts at their organizations, along with those with a data security, risk, fraud or compliance mandate may find this presentation useful. In addition to financial institutions, processors, merchants and government audiences, the session will be relevant to PIN entry devices manufacturers, payment application vendors and software developers.