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PCI Security Standards Council

PCI Security Standards Council

Get certified from your home or office

Take your PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) exam conveniently from home through OnVUE online proctoring. A live proctor will monitor you through the webcam on your workstation to provide a secure exam experience.

Watch the short video on the PCI SSC online proctoring page to see how convenient it is to test from home or work. Be sure to run the system test before you sign in to register for an online proctored exam. Good luck!

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council, or PCI SSC — often termed simply “the Council” — is an open global forum, launched in 2006, that develops, maintains and manages the PCI Security Standards, which include the Data Security Standard (DSS), Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS), and PIN Transaction Security (PTS) Requirements.

Our standards cover everything from the point of entry of card data into a system, to how the data is processed, through secure payment applications. We seek to protect and educate industry players such as merchants, processors, financial institutions, and any other organizations that store, process, and transmit cardholder data, around the world.

The Council works to educate stakeholders about the PCI Security Standards, operates programs to train and qualify security professionals in assessing and achieving compliance with PCI Security Standards, and promotes awareness of the need for payment data security to the public.

To find out more about PCI SSC visit: www.pcisecuritystandards.org

Last updated 2021-09-13