PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) is a set of security standards designed to ensure that all companies that accept, process, store, or transmit credit card information maintain a secure environment.

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What is PCI DSS in UAE?

PCI DSS certification refers to the process of verifying that a business or organization has met the requirements of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). It is a set of security standards created by major credit card companies to ensure that businesses that process, store, or transmit credit card information maintain a secure environment. You can visit the website of pcisecuritystandards.

To become certified, a business must undergo a formal assessment by a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) to confirm that they have implemented the necessary security controls and procedures required. The assessment may involve an onsite review of the business’s systems and processes, as well as interviews with staff and a review of documentation.

Once the assessment is complete, the QSA will issue a report that outlines any areas of non-compliance, as well as any recommendations for remediation. If the business successfully meets all the requirements , they will be granted certification and allowed to display the PCI DSS compliance logo. Certification must be maintained through ongoing monitoring and periodic assessments.

PCI DSS Requirements In A Nutshell

Benefits of PCI DSS Certification in UAE!

  • Improved security: This certification necessitates that organisations establish strong security measures to secure payment card data, which can aid in the prevention of data breaches and fraud.
  • Customer trust is increased: By obtaining this certification, businesses can show their customers that they take data security seriously, which can help establish trust and confidence in their brand.
  • Avoiding costly fines: Failure to comply with PCI can result in significant fines and penalties, which can be avoided by acquiring certification.
  • Competitive benefit: In areas where  compliance is needed, certification can provide a competitive edge over non-certified competitors by demonstrating a commitment to data security and compliance with industry standards.
  • Brand reputation protection: A data breach can have a substantial negative impact on a company’s reputation. Businesses can demonstrate to their consumers that they take data security seriously and are committed to preserving their sensitive information by obtaining the certification.

Types of Services we provide

  • PCI DSS compliance assessment services
  • PCI DSS implementation support
  • PCI QSA certification
  • PCI DSS current state assessment
  • PCI DSS compliance roadmap and strategy
  • PCI DSS health check assessment
  • PCI DSS SAQ selection and certification.

Eshield's Methodology

  1. Project Plan and PCI Overview: Project Plan: The project plan ensures that all team members are on the same page and helps to keep the project on track. The key components of a project plan typically include:
    • Project Scope: Define the objectives and deliverables of the project.
    • Project Schedule: Define the timeline of the project, including key milestones and deadlines.
    • Resource Management: Identify the resources needed to complete the project, including personnel, equipment, and budget.
    • Risk Management: Identify potential risks and develop a plan to mitigate them.
    • Communication Plan: Outline the communication strategy for the project team and stakeholders.
  2. PCI Compliance: The PCI DSS contains 12 requirements, which are grouped into six categories:
    • Build and Maintain a Secure Network
    • Protect Cardholder Data
    • Maintain a Vulnerability Management Program
    • Implement Strong Access Control Measures
    • Regularly Monitor and Test Networks
    • Maintain an Information Security Policy
  3. Scope Evaluation: Our QSA team will discuss the business process and understand the requirements and based on that we will finalize the Scope
  4. Audit: The PCI QSAs carry out both the audit and validation of PCI Compliance.
  5. GAP Assessment: Based on the audit our team responsible for PCI Audit assesses the current status of your organization’s PCI Compliance.
  6. GAP Remediation: Our experts in PCI Compliance Services can assist you in identifying appropriate solutions that could accelerate your remediation process.
  7. AOC and COC Release: For compliance purpose we will issue the Attestation on Compliance and Certificate on compliance.
  8. ROC Release: Within a month after the release of the Attestation on Compliance we will share the Report on compliance.

Related Services

  • Managed SOC
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • PCI ASV Scanning
  • Penetration Testing
  • User Awareness Training
  • Secure Code Development Training
  • Incident Management Training
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