PCI DSS Implementer Overview

PCI DSS Implementer Course Outline

Module 1: Scoping and Assessment

  • Professionals to Assist with PCI DSS Assessments
  • Reporting Results of PCI DSS Assessments
  • Choosing an Approved Scanning Vendor
  • PCI DSS Assessment Process

Module 2: Attestation of Compliance for Report – Merchants and Service Provider

  • Assessment Information
  • Report on Compliance           
  • Validation and Attestation Details

Module 3: Encryption Key Management Essentials

  • What is Encryption Key Management?
  • Encryption Key Management and PCI Compliance
  • Project Planning and Estimation Tools
  • NIST Recommendation for Key Management
  • Types of Encryption Keys
  • How Encryption Key Systems Work?
  • Full Life-Cycle of Keys
  • Segregated Roles in Key Management

Module 4: Patch Management and Software Development

  • What are Security Patches?  
  • Update the Software
  • Tips for Patch Management and PCI Requirement
  • Create Processes for Software Development
  • Use Web Application Firewalls
  • Compensating Controls for Patches and Vulnerabilities

Module 5: Tokenisation PCI DSS Requirements

  • What is PCI DSS Tokenisation?
  • Considerations for Implementing PCI DSS Tokenisation
  • What are the PCI DSS Tokenisation Requirements?
  • Tokenisation PCI DSS System Design
  • PCI DSS Token Mapping Requirements
  • PCI DSS Card Data Vault Requirements
  • Optimise PCI Data Encryption and Tokenisation

Module 6: PCI Penetration Testing

  • What is PCI DSS Penetration Testing?
  • How is a Penetration Test Different from a Vulnerability Scan?
  • PCI Penetration Testing Requirements
  • PCI Penetration Testing Methodology
  • PCI Penetration Test Components
  • Methods of Penetration Tests
  • Penetration Testing Reporting Guidelines
  • Penetration Test Report Evaluation Tool

Module 7: Managing Third-Party Risks

  • List of Service Providers
  • Agreements with Service Providers
  • Perform Due Diligence on the Service Providers
  • Evaluate Your Service Providers
  • Determine the Requirements

Module 8: Document Changes

  • Introduction
  • Change Types
  • Changes to PCI DSS Introductory Sections
  • General Changes to PCI DSS Requirements
  • Additional Changes per Requirement
  • New Requirements

Module 9: Best Practices for Implementing PCI DSS

  • Monitoring of Security Controls
  • Ensuring All Failures
  • Review Changes to the Environment
  • Changes to Organisational

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Who should attend this PCI DSS Implementer Course?

The PCI DSS Implementer Training Course is designed for professionals who are responsible for implementing and maintaining Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance within their organisations. Here are the professionals who can greatly benefit from attending this course:

  • IT Security Managers
  • Compliance Managers
  • IT Managers
  • Information Security Officers
  • Risk Managers
  • Network Administrators
  • Security Analysts

Prerequisites of the PCI DSS Implementer Course

There are no formal prerequisites for attending this PCI DSS Implementer Training Course. However, it is recommended to complete the PCI DSS Foundation Course, before attending the Implementer Training.

PCI DSS Implementer Course Overview

Compliance Courses are crucial in today's digital landscape. PCI DSS Implementer Training ensures organisations meet Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) requirements, safeguarding sensitive data and building trust with customers. Adhering to PCI DSS not only safeguards financial transactions but also upholds the reputation of businesses.

Professionals in IT, Finance, and Data Security should master PCI DSS compliance. Understanding this subject is vital for ensuring secure transactions, protecting customer information, and avoiding costly data breaches. Ensuring compliance boosts customer trust and safeguards the company against potential penalties arising from data breaches.

The Knowledge Academy's 1-day PCI DSS Implementer Compliance Course equips delegates with the knowledge and skills to implement PCI DSS effectively, reduce security risks, and achieve compliance. This training course will be conducted by our highly experienced instructors who will help delegates understand the subject in detail.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the principles of PCI DSS compliance
  • To learn how to assess and mitigate security risks
  • To develop strategies for securing payment card data
  • To create and implement compliance policies and procedures
  • To prepare for PCI DSS audits and assessments
  • To stay updated on evolving PCI DSS standards

Upon completion of this course, delegates will gain expertise in PCI DSS compliance, reducing the risk of data breaches and ensuring their organisations meet industry standards, enhancing both security and customer trust.

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What’s included in this PCI DSS Implementer Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • PCI DSS Implementer Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led PCI DSS Implementer. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's PCI DSS Implementer, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's PCI DSS Implementer. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led PCI DSS Implementer sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


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We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


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Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy’s In-house/Onsite PCI DSS Implementer at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


Tailored learning experience

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Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

Our PCI DSS Implementer offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


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PCI DSS Implementer FAQs

PCI DSS is a set of security benchmarks established to guarantee that all companies receive, process, store, or transmit credit card information to sustain a secure environment. Compliance with PCI DSS helps prevent data breaches and safeguard sensitive cardholder information.
The duration of this course spans across 2 days.
This course caters to IT Security Professionals, Compliance Officers, Risk Management Professionals, System Administrators, Network Engineers, PCI Compliance Auditors, and individuals involved in handling, processing, or storage of payment card data.
No, delegates do not need to take an exam to complete this course.
In this training course, delegates will learn the fundamentals of PCI DSS, how to implement security controls, conduct risk assessments, apply best practices, manage compliance, and develop incident response plans to protect cardholder data effectively.
This course may not be suitable for beginners without prior knowledge or experience in IT security, compliance, or payment card industry standards. However, individuals with a basic understanding of these concepts can benefit from the course with dedicated study and effort.
Upon completing this training, delegates can pursue careers as PCI Compliance Specialists, Information Security Analysts, IT Security Consultants, Compliance Officers, Risk Management Analysts, Security Engineers, Network Security Administrators, PCI Auditors, Compliance Managers, or Cybersecurity Analysts.
This course benefits professionals in the industry by providing them with the knowledge and skills required to implement and maintain PCI DSS compliance within their organisations.
The Knowledge Academy in the United Kingdom is a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking PCI DSS Implementer Certification.
The price for PCI DSS Implementer certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for PCI DSS Implementer.
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Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


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