Regulatory Compliance, Governance and Security

Nov 18 2009   1:52PM GMT

PCI DSS Compliance and the Major Payment Brands | What you may NOT Know



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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American Express Data Security Operating Policy
Cardholder Information Security Program
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Data Security Program
Discover Information Security Compliance
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard
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PCI Resource Guide
Site Data Protection

Merchants and service providers seeking to become Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) compliant may not actually know that the five (5) major payment brand also have their own security risk management and compliance programs. However, rest assured that, by and large, these security risk management and compliance programs are essentially “encapsulated” into the overall PCI DSS framework for purposes of compliance.

Thus, with that said, here they are:

AMEX: Its the “American Express Data Security Operating Policy” (DSOP)
Discover: Its the “Discover Information Security Compliance” (DISC)
JCB: Its the “Data Security Program”
Mastercard: Its the “Site Data Protection” (SDP)
VISA: Its the “Cardholder Information Security Program” (CISP)

So, to learn more about these five requirements, simply “google” the respective programs and you’ll find some very interesting (and hopefully useful) information. These payment brand programs include tracking and enforcement provisions, penalties, fees and compliance deadlines along with other essential information.

To learn more about PCI DSS compliance, visit the official PCI Resource Guide.

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