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  • Provides a deeper focus on the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) and its implementation. 
  • IBITGQ accredited three-day course aimed at those who are responsible for implementing and managing the PCI DSS. 
  • Fully updated for the recently released PCI DSS v3.2
  • 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 the course and included exam leads PCI DSS Implementation (PCI IM) qualification and 21 CPD/CPE points.
1195.0000
  • Provides a deeper focus on the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) and its implementation. 
  • IBITGQ accredited three-day course aimed at those who are responsible for implementing and managing the PCI DSS. 
  • Fully updated for the recently released PCI DSS v3.2
  • 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 the course and included exam leads PCI DSS Implementation (PCI IM) qualification and 21 CPD/CPE points.
1195.0000
PCI DSS Implementation Training Course | Qualified Security Assessor Company

PCI DSS Implementation Training Course


SKU: 4178
  • Provides a deeper focus on the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) and its implementation. 
  • IBITGQ accredited three-day course aimed at those who are responsible for implementing and managing the PCI DSS. 
  • Fully updated for the recently released PCI DSS v3.2
  • 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 the course and included exam leads PCI DSS Implementation (PCI IM) qualification and 21 CPD/CPE points.
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Description 

The PCI DSS Implementation training course outline

This three-day course, fully updated for PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) v3.2, provides a comprehensive introduction to the Standard and delivers practical guidance on all aspects of implementing a PCI DSS compliance program.

Practical guidance and real-world examples will be taught, providing attendees with a full understanding of how to implement the different aspects of a PCI programme. Day one of this course covers PCI DSS Foundation and days two and three cover the implementation.


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 Implementation training course benefits 

  Understand PCI DSS best practice

Learn in-depth about the PCI DSS assessment, test procedures and reporting requirements.

  Learn from anywhere

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

  Interactive study

Take part in interactive sessions that will allow attendees to ask questions relating to their own organisation and cardholder environment.

  Delivered by professionals

Gain insight into a QSA auditor’s perspective on scoping and reduction, gap analysis, remediation and auditing issues.


See what our previous learners think about this course

92%

of delegates passed first time

96%

were happy with the pace of the course

100%

found the course content to meet their expectations

100%

agreed the course content was relevant

"Kamala made it engaging and relevant, kept us moving. Really good course and enjoyed every minute. Kamala was excellent.”

- Shaun Rathbone

“Kamala is very knowledgeable, professional and has the right attitude for teaching and instructing. Awesome trainer!”

- Felix Marcos Pelegrino, Head of IT, Paul UK Ltd


Who should attend this course?

This course is designed for individuals responsible for implementing all or part of the technical and business requirements of the Standard, for example:

  • Information security managers
  • Security engineers
  • IT directors
  • PCI DSS project managers

This course is also suitable for consultants seeking to provide PCI implementation advice to their respective client organisations.


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 Ecosphere
  • Why the PCI DSS?
  • Where does it apply?
  • The six control objectives
  • The 12 requirements
  • Compliance and enforcement
  • Remediation and non-compliance
  • Compliance structures
  • Self-assessment or audit?
  • Scoping principles of the PCI DSS
  • How to scope for the PCI DSS
  • Scope reduction
  • The 12 Requirements
  • Practical implications of the PCI DSS
  • Documentation and evidence
  • Managing a PCI DSS project
  • How to gain compliance
  • The prioritised approach
  • What is ‘business as usual’?
  • Going beyond the PCI DSS controls

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.
  • Technical Implementation of the requirements.
  • Use of IT Governance PCI DSS Documentation Toolkit.
  • Project management.
  • Maintaining compliance.
  • Additional considerations for: call centres, encryption, software development, mobile payments, skimming.

What’s included in this course?

  • A professional training venue with lunch and refreshments;
  • Full course materials (digital copy provided as a PDF file);
  • The PCI DSS Implementation exam; 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

Day 1: 9:30am – 5:00pm
Day 2: 9:30am – 5:00pm
Day 3: 9:30am – 5:00pm / 5:30 pm - optional consultancy session.


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.


Is there any recommended reading?

We recommend that all attendees download and read the free PCI DSS document from the PCI SSC website. You may also benefit from advance reading of the following introductory guide: PCI DSS – A Pocket Guide.

Exams and qualifications

PCI DSS Implementation exam

Attendees will have the option to take the PCI DSS Implementation (PCI IM) exam set by IBITGQ
(International Board for IT Governance Qualifications) on the last day of the course. There is no extra charge for this exam.


What qualifications will I receive?

Successful candidates will be awarded the PCI DSS Implementation (PCI IM) qualification by IBITGQ.

This course is equivalent to:

21

CPD points


Accreditation

This course is accredited by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ).

You can demonstrate your professional and practical knowledge and expertise by registering your qualification on the IBITGQ/GASQ successful candidate register.


How will I receive my exam results and certificates?

  • Provisional exam results will be available immediately on completion of the exam. Confirmed exam results will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Certificates for those who have achieved a passing grade will be issued within ten working days from the date of the exam.
  • Results notifications and certificates are sent directly to candidates by the relevant exam board in electronic format; please note that hard copy exam certificates are not issued.

Do I need proof of identity to take the exam?

Delegates must bring a form of photographic ID with them as the invigilator my request to check it prior to the exam.


Can exams be retaken?

Yes, you can retake the exam at an extra cost if you are unsuccessful on the first attempt. You can email us to schedule the retest for the 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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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

(5.00)stars out of 5
# of Ratings: 1
1. on 01/09/2017, said:
5 stars out of 5
Extremely well delivered with good content on the subject matter and the chance to workshop specific scenarios.
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