CyberRisk Approved as a PCI DSS Qualified Security Assessor

Melbourne, 1st of December, 2017CyberRisk, one of Australia’s leading information security, technology risk management and privacy consulting firms today announced that it has successfully met all Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Council requirements to perform PCI data security assessments in Australia and has been approved as a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) company. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is an information security standard for organisations that handle credit cards from the major card schemes such as VISA and Mastercard. The PCI DSS is a set of payment security standards designed to ensure that organisations accepting, processing, storing or transmitting credit card information maintain a secure environment. CyberRisk has been undertaking PCI compliance initiatives with clients since it was established in 2015, helping many Australian organisations assess and address complex PCI concerns. This new PCI certification takes those capabilities one step further. The designation affirms CyberRisk’s expertise and ability to evaluate a client’s security infrastructure, procedures, policies, networks, and information systems to ensure the organisation is protecting card holder data in compliance with the PCI DSS.

Wayne Tufek, a Director of CyberRisk said that, “Becoming a PCI QSA company shows our dedication to continually providing our clients with the right skills, expertise and advice to effectively manage their risk. We are committed to continously improving our client service capability and adding the PCI QSA company status to our credentials enforces our existing offerings such as security strategy development, penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, risk assessments and ISO 27001 certification. We provide our clients with a holistic view of how to define and manage their information security and risk management programs.”

About CyberRisk

With any aspect of operating a business, the ability to effectively manage your cyber risk is based on being able to make well informed decisions and then execute on them. CyberRisk provides your organisation with the necessary expertise, experience and skills to do both. CyberRisk is based in Melbourne, and is one of Australia’s leading information security, technology risk management and privacy consulting firms. CyberRisk is the only Australian information security partner delivering services that pragmatically ensure alignment between information security and business objectives, clarify complex security challenges and provide confidence for organisation’s making complicated security and risk management decisions. CyberRisk is uniquely positioned to help our clients to protect their reputation, take advantage of the digital economy and grow their businesses safely and securely.

Contact us to find out more about how we can assist you with all your information security, technology risk management and privacy needs.

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