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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 Training Course?

The PCI DSS Implementer 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 Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for attending this PCI DSS Implementer 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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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

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

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

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


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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PCI DSS Implementer FAQs


PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) is a body concerned with creating, maintaining, and bettering security standards for payment accounts. This security body was formed by American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCS International, MasterCard, and Visa Inc.
The PCI DSS has been created by the PCI SCC purposefully to enhance security of cardholder data, whilst enabling a consistent global standard of data security.
This course is 2 days
PCI DSS is applicable to every entity involved in processing, storing, or transmitting cardholder data such as merchants, acquires, issuers, processors, and service providers. Therefore any organisation/enterprise involved in the processing, storing, or transmitting of cardholder data are required to be PCI DSS compliant. Adherence to the PCI DSS standards is enforced and regulated by payment brands.
PCI DSS Foundation course that is a one-day course introducing PCI DSS.
There is no exam for this course, however full participation and attendance are necessary requirements to obtain PCI DSS Implementer certification.
The price for PCI DSS Implementer certification in Philippines starts from $1495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for PCI DSS Implementer.

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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