Monthly Archives: February 2012

PA DSS Program Guide v2.0

The PA-DSS Program Guide v2.0 and Attestation of Validation (AOV) v2.01 are now available for immediate use. These document updates are primarily about alignment and clarification. They don’t represent a change to the PA DSS standard. Software vendors will be particularly interested in the pricing guide which details the fees charged by the PCI SSC… Read more »

SAQ Eligibility Guide

Choosing the right Self Assessment Questionnaire (‘SAQ’) can be a very tricky task, especially for merchants with multiple payment channels. The PCI SSC introduced five different SAQs: SAQ A – Card-not-present Merchants, All Cardholder Data Functions Outsourced. SAQ B – Merchants with Only Imprint Machines or Only Standalone, Dial-Out Terminals. No Electronic Cardholder Data Storage…. Read more »