The PCI SSC Internal Security Assessor (ISA) Program provides large merchants, acquiring banks, and processors the opportunity to build their internal PCI Security Standards expertise and strengthen their approach to payment data security, as well as increase their efficiency in compliance with the PCI Data Security Standards.
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The Internal Security Assessor (ISA) Program assists firms in educating their employees on PCI requirements. The program trains, tests, and qualifies organizations and individuals to assess and validate their company’s adherence to PCI Security Standards. As a PCI qualified ISA, you will gain these benefits:
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Employee Education is the Best Defense for Protecting your Organization’s Data Assets. To address concerns about PCI compliance and card data security, the PCI Security Standards Council operates the Internal Security Assessor Program to assist firms seeking to educate their employees on PCI compliance regulations. The program trains, tests, and certifies organizations and individuals to assess and validate adherence to PCI Security Standards.
The PCI SSC Internal Security Assessor Program provides an opportunity for employees of qualifying organizations to receive PCI DSS training and qualification, to improve the organization's understanding of the PCI DSS, facilitate the organisation's internal PCI DSS self-assessments, and support the consistency of the organisation's internal PCI DSS measures and controls.
Internal Security Assessor training provides an opportunity for individuals to learn how to perform internal assessments for their company and recommend solutions to remediate any PCI compliance issues. Sponsored by their employer to attend this training, an ISA is able to act as liaison with external PCI auditing personnel and manage interactions with a QSA during the assessment process.
The ISA training program outlines best practices and provides tools for implementing controls to protect systems and data and to minimize compliance risk. Through this course, you will become an expert in the requirements for PCI compliance as well as assessment and remediation techniques.
There are distinct steps to join as an ISA Sponsor Company and have candidates complete ISA training:
The ISA course is targeted to internal auditors as well as internal security and risk assessment staff at large merchants/institutions, acquiring banks and processors.
ISA training is intended primarily for individuals who already possess significant relevant security audit and assessment experience including (but not limited to) the following roles:
(ISA candidates must be validated and approved by their Sponsor Organization.)
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The ISA course is the next step for those candidates who have successfully completed the pre-requisite PCI Fundamentals course. This course builds on the knowledge gained in PCI Fundamentals and delves into the actual PCI DSS requirements and testing procedures. In addition it addresses topics such Report on Compliance (ROC) documentation, QA ROC review, and compensating controls to name just a few. Also included in the instructor-led course are case studies that provide the ISA candidate with a simulation of assessment scenarios that may aid them in solving common problems found in their own environments. A multiple choice exam may be conveniently scheduled at a Pearson VUE Testing Center. Topics of the course include:
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