The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) aims to reduce fraud and help businesses to carry out credit and debit card transactions securely by enforcing strict controls around the processing, transmission and storage of cardholder data.

Achieving PCI DSS compliance can be daunting even for large organisations, interpreting and understanding the PCI DSS standards and controls is complex particularly for smaller organisations, even establishing which SAQ (Self-Assessment Questionnaire) you should be signing or whether you need an ISA (Internal Security Assessor) or a QSA (Qualified Security Assessor) all adds to the challenge.

Evolve North are PCI DSS remediation specialists, we have many years of experience in assisting clients to become compliant. Our initial engagement assists you in understanding what your business needs to achieve, we will identify the appropriate SAQ and whether you need ISA or QSA assistance.

We always use the PCI DSS prioritized approach methodology, this allows a measurable approach to gaining compliance and provides Acquiring Banks and the PCI DSS Council with a high degree of confidence in your journey to compliance. This task-driven approach to compliance has been proven throughout the world.

With a highly developed approach to PCI DSS remediation, we can ensure you achieve compliance with the minimum interruption to your business. We have many templates for Policy and Procedure and supporting documents that provide a robust starting point for assisting in compliance, being able to articulate the technical requirements and establish scope rapidly delivers an efficient project.

Our experience across many types of business including Hospitality, Transportation, Retail (including online) Manufacturing and Financial Institutions provides us with extensive experience of delivering PCI DSS compliance.

You can access the Evolve North PCI DSS Scanning Portal here.