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PCI DSS 3.2: Is this really the end?

Posted on April 25, 2016 in Articles | by

Has the era of major revisions to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) come to an end?  Some industry watchers believe that the standard has reached a stage of maturity where only minor tweaks are required and organizations can now expect stability in the world of credit card compliance.

In February, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published a blog interview with Troy Leach, the council’s Chief Technology Officer that announced the upcoming release of PCI DSS 3.2 and discussed the future of the standard.  Let’s dig in and take a look at what merchants should expect in PCI DSS 3.2 and how the standard’s release tempo might change in the future.

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Published April 25, 2016 on


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Mike Chapple, CISSP, Ph.D.

Mike is an IT leader, information security professional, author, speaker and trainer with over fifteen years of experience in the field.

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