Compliance , Fraud , Payments Fraud

PCI Security Standards Council: Activity Update

CTO Troy Leach Describes Three Key Initiatives
Troy Leach, CTO, PCI Security Standards Council

As payment card fraud schemes continue to evolve, the PCI Security Standards Council has to recalibrate its standards and programs, says Troy Leach, the council's CTO, who describes three key updates.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent New York City Fraud Summit, Leach discusses:

  • New PCI standards for software security and vendor lifecycle management;
  • The update and expansion of the Qualified Integrator and Reseller training program;
  • Moving the needle on validation and self-assessment for smaller enterprises with simplification.

As CTO of the PCI Security Standards Council, Leach partners with council representatives, participating organizations and industry leaders to develop comprehensive standards and strategies to secure payment card data and the supporting infrastructure. He is also congressional subject matter expert on payment security and the current chairman of the council's standards committee.


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Nick Holland

Nick Holland

Director, Banking and Payments

Holland, an experienced security analyst, has spent the last decade focusing on the intersection of digital banking, payments and security technologies. He has spoken at a variety of conferences and events, including Mobile World Congress, Money2020, Next Bank and SXSW, and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, MSNBC, NPR, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Time Magazine, The Economist and the Financial Times. He holds an MSc degree in information systems management from the University of Stirling, Scotland.




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