Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard


PCI DSS is highly recommended for all employees who handle cardholder data in the online gaming industry.

Ideal for:  Online gaming employees who handle cardholder data at any stage


    Learn about the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

    The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a proprietary information security standard for organisations that handle branded credit cards from the major card schemes including Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

    As a consequence, any iGaming Operator that offers these schemes as a means of payment must comply with the twelve stipulations the standard contains as part of its provision agreement.

    Developing security awareness for all employees who handle cardholder data is one of the stipulations and a cornerstone of the PCI Data Security Standard. Besides which, it helps to improve security, reduce the risk of data loss, and simplify meeting general PCI requirements.

    Our course on the PCI DSS has been specifically developed to raise staff awareness of the standard and its importance and ensure compliance within the iGaming environment.

    During this course, students will learn about:

    • The PCI DSS and why it is important.

    • The likely consequences of failing to comply with PCI DSS.

    • What is required to comply with PCI DSS Merchant Level Standards.

    • The guidelines for protected cardholder data.

    • How to handle protected cardholder data securely to ensure PCI compliance.

    • The goals and 12 requirements of PCI DSS compliance.

    • How to distinguish between different merchant levels.

    • The key data types on a payment card.

    • Good practice and office etiquette in order to safeguard cardholder data.

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