PCI QSA Qualified Security Assessor

Payment Card Industry Compliance Delivered by Certified Experts

Gap Analysis

Our experienced PCI DSS QSA team will assess each payment channel, accurately positioning your organisation against the PCI DSS standard. You will receive a report detailing current strengths and weaknesses, alongside actionable and proportionate recommendations.

Your gap analysis will typically consist of four key phases: a pre-assessment, a process review, a technical control analysis, and the write-up. Throughout this time, our security assessors will evaluate policies, processes, and procedures, as well as observing and testing security controls and associated technical documentation.

Ultimately, this project aims to provide tactical and strategic recommendations that give your organisation the information needed to minimise the risk of non-compliance.

Help With Remediation

Our PCI DSS QSA team are on-hand to guide you through the remediation process, working closely with your technical and business teams to implement proportionaterisk-based, and compliant fixes.

Our aim is to be a trusted advisor who works closely with your team to help you to understand the letter and intent of each PCI requirement and control objective.

Report on Compliance

Our Report on Compliance (ROC) service is designed for Level 1 and Level 2 merchants and is performed by one of our Qualified Security Assessors.

This is an in-depth service and rigorous examination of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard spanning 400 individual controls.

Your assigned consultant will work with you to accurately validate your scope, before conducting thorough testing activities on your systems and infrastructure.  Your assessment will result in a formal report that attests to your compliance with the PCI DSS standard.

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    We have been receiving complaints over the last few weeks from people who have received unsolicited direct marketing calls from a company called The Protection People.  We should like to point out that we are Data Protection People and have nothing to do with those calls.

    We have been advising those people who have contacted us that they should make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) using this link https://ico.org.uk/make-a-complaint/nuisance-calls-and-messages/spam-texts-and-nuisance-calls/.  It would be helpful to the ICO if you knew the number that called you, the date and time of the call and what the call seemed to be about.

    You might also want to register your phone number with the telephone preference service (TPS), a national suppression service which should cut down calls of this nature as it is not lawful to make unsolicited direct marketing calls to numbers registered on the TPS.  You can register your number here https://www.tpsonline.org.uk/register.

    We know that these kind of calls can be distressing and intrusive and you have our sympathy.  Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to discuss it with us otherwise we’d encourage you to report it to the ICO as notifying them of this kind of practice enables them to investigate and take enforcement action where necessary.  You can see the action that has been taken by the ICO here https://ico.org.uk/action-weve-taken/enforcement/.

    Data Protection People Limited – March 2021

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