PCI DSS Breakfast Briefing

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 4 years ago 08:30 - 11:00

A morning Briefing in which we explored and discussed one of the biggest challenges in PCI and the scope.

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The goal of every PCI DSS program is to obtain compliance with the standard. The challenge is in implementing it effectively whilst minimizing the cost or impact to your business and this is where effective scoping comes in. How much time and money could you save if your cardholder data environment was smaller? Are you jeopardizing your compliance status by inadequately defining the scope? This briefing explores the subject of scoping the environment in more detail with some insights into how to ultimately reduce the cost and increase the effectiveness of your compliance program.


This briefing will cover the following areas:

  • An overview of the Cardholder Data Environment (CDE)
  • Common pitfalls in establishing the scope of the CDE
  • Techniques for reducing the scope of your compliance program
  • How to apply aspects of the Risk Reduction Program to prioritise remediation efforts
  • Case studies of organisations that got it right (and wrong)
  • How to prepare your compliance program for the future

 

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