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  • Complete introduction to PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) implementation.
  • Outlines the importance of the Standard to all organisations processing, storing or transmitting credit card information.
  • Learn from anywhere – choose whether you attend our courses Live Online or in person. Find out more.
  • Our Classroom / Live Online option allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs down to a minimum.
  • Successful completion of this course leads 7 CPD/CPE points.
  • Please note - This course is an introductory course with no exam.
495.0000
  • Complete introduction to PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) implementation.
  • Outlines the importance of the Standard to all organisations processing, storing or transmitting credit card information.
  • Learn from anywhere – choose whether you attend our courses Live Online or in person. Find out more.
  • Our Classroom / Live Online option allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs down to a minimum.
  • Successful completion of this course leads 7 CPD/CPE points.
  • Please note - This course is an introductory course with no exam.
495.0000
PCI DSS Foundation Training Course | Qualified Security Assessor Company

PCI DSS Foundation Training Course


SKU: 1858
  • Complete introduction to PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) implementation.
  • Outlines the importance of the Standard to all organisations processing, storing or transmitting credit card information.
  • Learn from anywhere – choose whether you attend our courses Live Online or in person. Find out more.
  • Our Classroom / Live Online option allows you to study your way, keeping travel and costs down to a minimum.
  • Successful completion of this course leads 7 CPD/CPE points.
  • Please note - This course is an introductory course with no exam.
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Description 

Training Course outline

This one-day introduction course, fully updated for the PCI DSS v3.2, provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of PCI DSS compliance, and delivers practical guidance on how it applies to your organisation.

By attending this course, you will:

  • Gain a clear understanding of the various requirements of the PCI DSS and discover the intent behind each of its requirements
  • Understand what is required for compliance before your organisation undergoes an assessment.
  • Be given practical guidance and real-world examples to provide a basic understanding of what the Standard is all about.

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COVID-19: remote delivery options

We would like to reassure our clients that all training courses will go ahead as scheduled during the current COVID-19 situation. As a company that fully embraces flexible and remote working, we have adjusted our delivery methods to allow you to learn from anywhere. Our Classroom / Live Online delivery option enables you to attend either in person or online. Please also refer to our COVID-19 policy.


PCI DSS Foundation training course benefits

  Full coverage of PCI DSS

Learn how to understand and implement the various requirements of PCI DSS.

  Keep your organisation safe

Understanding of the PCI DSS requirements can help reduce the risk possible data breaches.

  Understand best practice

Gain an understanding of the controls necessary for your organisation to be able to safely handle cardholder data

  Develop your processes

Learn the process for reporting compliance (self-assessment and audit).

  Meet compliance requirements

Understand the different levels of compliance required by merchants and service providers;

  Learn from anywhere

Choose whether you attend Live Online or in person at one of our training venues throughout the UK.


See what our previous learners think about this course

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“Kamala was very good and the course was informative. Kamala's ability to be able to allow the delegates to engage with the content yet keep the pace of things going was excellent. Excellent trainer and obviously very competent in her field.”

- Nick Hunwicks, Payment Consultant


Who should attend this course?

Anybody accepting credit card payments, including merchants, third-party service providers and acquirers. The course is suitable for a broad audience, including departments such as finance, internal audits, IT and sales and business. 

This course is also suitable for executives, managers, staff, and anyone who is interested in learning more about the PCI DSS and its requirements. 


Why choose IT Governance for your training needs?

  • We’re a QSA (Qualified Security Assessor) – we’re approved by the PCI SCC (Security Standards Council), which means we regularly audit PCI compliance across a wide range of organisations.
  • Trained by industry experts – our trainers are working consultants with years of practical, hands-on experience.
  • Pass first time or train again for free – we have trained more than 17,000 people and we’re confident you’ll pass with us first time. If you don’t, we’ll train you again for free.*
  • Learn from anywhere – as a company that fully embraces flexible and remote working, we have adjusted our delivery methods to allow you to learn from anywhere. Our Classroom / Live Online delivery option enables you to attend either in person or online.
  • Access your training anywhere – all our course materials are provided as a digital copy, allowing you to access them anywhere and at any time. Documents will be made available 20 days before your course.
  • Business solutions to suit you – whether you’re a multinational wanting us to manage all your training needs or a small business wishing to boost your workforce skills, we offer a range of training solutions.

* Terms and conditions apply

Course details

What does this course cover?

  • Outline of payment processes
  • PCI DSS eco-sphere
  • Why the PCI DSS?
  • Where does it apply?
  • The six control objectives
  • The 12 requirements
  • Compliance enforcement
  • Remediation and non-compliance
  • Compliance structures
  • Self-assessment or audit?

Course agenda:

  • The purpose of the PCI DSS and the requirement for protection of cardholder data.
  • PCI DSS objectives and intent.
  • Related PCI standards and programmes.
  • Understand how PCI DSS compliance is enforced by the payment brands.
  • Compliance needs for merchants and service providers. Explanation of the different levels.
  • Understand how compliance to the Standard must be reported by merchants and service providers.
  • Overview of the 12 standard requirements.

What’s included in this course?

  • A professional training venue with lunch and refreshments;
  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file); and
  • A certificate of attendance.

What equipment do I need?

You will need a laptop for the duration of your course and exam.


Course duration and times

1 Day: 9:30am – 5:00pm


Course locations

  • Learn from anywhere with our instructor-led Live Online courses, or Classroom / Live Online delivery options. Learn more.
  • Alternatively you can study in a classroom at one of our venues in London or Ely (Cambridgeshire).

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

There are no pre-requisites for sitting this course. This course is suitable for non-technical staff and no prior knowledge is required.


Is there any recommended reading?

You may benefit from advance reading of the following introductory guide: PCI DSS – A Pocket Guide.

Exams and qualifications

PCI DSS Foundation exam

This course is an introductory course with no exam.


Your training pathway

This course is part of our training programme. You can download your training pathway below to find your next recommended courses.

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This course is equivalent to:

7

CPD points

Ways to learn

Learn from anywhere with our range of instructor-led courses

Wherever you are in the world, you can now attend an IT Governance online course, and get the full benefit of a classroom session.

To make your life as easy as possible, we offer 3 ways to attend an instructor-led course:

Classroom

Our instructor-led courses are hosted at professional training centres located in major cities across the UK.

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Live Online

Our instructor-led Live Online courses are hosted and delivered live by one of our expert trainers.

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Learn from anywhere

Our instructor-led Classroom / Live Online courses give you the flexibility of attending a classroom course, either in person or by joining the classroom course online.

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The benefits of learning from anywhere

  • Choosing an online option means you save on travel, parking, hotels and other fees.
  • Learn and obtain a professional certification from the comfort of your home.
  • Our courses use the latest conferencing technology that is compatible with all devices.
  • Our trainers focus on maximising audience participation and getting the most out of our online attendees.
  • All trainers have been hand-picked for their technical and practical expertise.
  • You have full control over your course booking, meaning you can edit delegate details, course dates and any special requirements.
  • Our Classroom / Live Online courses give you the full experience of a classroom course, whether you attend in person or to join the classroom online from your home or office.

Find out more about the benefits of learning from anywhere

Customer Reviews

(4.50)stars out of 5
# of Ratings: 2
1. on 17/05/2013, said:
5 stars out of 5
The trainer was extremely confident in his delivery of the course material. I thoroughly enjoyed this course.
2. on 17/05/2013, said:
4 stars out of 5
Very useful for anyone wanting to gain a better understanding of PCI. Finally some of the parts I was confused about clicked into place.
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