The PCI Standard course offers comprehensive training on the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), providing individuals and organizations with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve and maintain compliance. Participants will learn about the scope and objectives of the PCI DSS framework, understand the various requirements for protecting cardholder data, and become proficient in implementing security controls and best practices. Through interactive modules and practical exercises, participants will gain insights into risk assessment, vulnerability management, access control, and incident response. By completing this course, individuals will be equipped to navigate the complexities of the PCI DSS, safeguard sensitive cardholder information, and establish a secure environment for payment card transactions.
Introduction to PCI DSS – Standards
The Introduction provides participants with a foundational understanding of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), covering the key principles, requirements, and compliance guidelines to ensure secure handling of cardholder data.
Chapter 1 - Definitions of PCI DSS Terminology
This chapter offers participants a comprehensive understanding of the key terminology and definitions used within the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), enabling clear communication and comprehension of the requirements and concepts involved in PCI DSS compliance.
Chapter 2 - Lifecycle of a Typical Transaction
This chapter provides a detailed exploration of the various stages involved in a typical transaction process, equipping participants with a comprehensive understanding of the transaction lifecycle, potential risks, and best practices for ensuring secure and compliant transactions.
Chapter 3 - PCI compliance vs. certification vs. validation
The “PCI Compliance vs. Certification vs. Validation” chapter clarifies the distinctions and interplay between PCI compliance, certification, and validation, empowering participants to navigate the complex landscape of Payment Card Industry requirements and understand the different aspects involved in achieving and maintaining PCI compliance.
Chapter 4 - Structure of the PCI DSS Standards
This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of the framework and organization of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), enabling participants to navigate and understand the structure, objectives, and requirements of the standard with clarity.
Chapter 5 - Scoping – the most important word in PCI DSS
This chapter emphasizes the critical significance of scoping in the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), providing participants with the knowledge and strategies to properly define the scope of their PCI DSS compliance efforts, ensuring accurate and effective implementation of security controls.
The assessment section allows participants to test their understanding and knowledge through interactive quizzes and practical exercises, ensuring a comprehensive grasp of the course material and facilitating their learning journey.