In today’s digital age, where transactions happen at the speed of a click, ensuring the security of payment card information is paramount. This is where the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) comes into play. PCI DSS is a set of security standards designed to ensure that all companies that accept, process, store, or transmit credit card information maintain a secure environment. Originally introduced in 2004, PCI DSS has evolved over time to keep pace with the ever-changing threat landscape and technological advancements. Now, with the release of Version 4.0, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has introduced significant changes aimed at enhancing security and simplifying compliance.

Understanding the significance of this transition into V4, we have partnered with Securious (, a reputable PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) and cybersecurity compliance company, to provide service and offer comprehensive insights into PCI DSS and the changes brought forth by V4. Below, you’ll find links to some really good articles written by them on PCI DSS and V4 so we highly recommend giving them a read:

PCI DSS UK Ultimate Guide:
PCI DSS v4.0:

V4 mandates certain adjustments, such as quarterly network scans conducted by an Approved Scan Vendor (ASV) and the implementation of two-factor authentication across websites and relevant user processes to name just a couple of the new requirements. PCI DSS compliance is required, whether your website is processing 1 or 1 million transactions a month.

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