Visa Europe revealed important stats about the usage of Contactless Cards. Poland, Spain and the UK use this payment methd the most, with UK usage growing by 300% year over year.
The pandemic has affected many business areas and we have seen a few changes in the payment card industry too. Recently we have analyzed the PCI SSC response to the COVID-19 pandemic and changes that they are implementing (read more here).
Last week Visa amended some data security program requirements associated with onsite compliance reviews. The changes apply to:
Access Control Server (3D Secure) Vendor Compliance Program.
It is critical to note that the program adjustment is specific only to the requirement for the completion of onsite compliance reviews. All organizations that store, transmit or process Visa account data remain responsible for protecting that data per industry security standards and Visa Rules at all times.
At Advantio we are ready to assist and complete your assessments remotely. Reach out to your QSA or contact us via the website's contact form to understand the impact on your projects specifically and stay tuned as will be constantly monitoring the situation and informing our clients and business partners.
I am a Managing Consultant at Advantio.
During my 18-year IT career, I have been lucky to work with the United Nations for over three years on a field mission as well as spend ten years focused on project management, information security, capacity planning, disaster recovery and businesses continuity.
In Advantio I apply my well-developed analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills. I also can draw on my background in data processing, network and systems architecture as well as IT security.
My certifications include: CISA, PCI QSA, PA-QSA, QSA (P2PE), PA-QSA (P2PE), 3DS Assessor.