eCard Solutions Ltd successfully conducted its ‘first of its kind’ PCI DSS Training at the Hyatt Regency Dar-es-Salaam between 2-3 May 2012. The event was held in collaboration with Ambersail Assured, a PCI QSA and ASV company out of the United Kingdom.
The event was well received by the banks attending the training which included some of the largest acquiring and issuing banks in Tanzania and Kenya. The event brought to light the essentials and complexities of PCI DSS and the challenges that lie ahead for banks in the region. The two day training was conducted by Jake Eliasz, a PCI Qualified Security Assessor from Ambersail Assured, assisted by the ECS team.
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards represent a common set of industry tools and measurements to ensure the safe handling of cardholder data. Initially created by Visa and MasterCard, the standard provides an actionable framework for developing an account data security process including prevention, detection and reaction to security incidents.