Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) companies are independent security organizations that have been qualified by the PCI Security Standards Council to validate an entity’s adherence to PCI DSS. QSA Employees are individuals who are employed by a QSA Company and have satisfied and continue to satisfy all QSA Requirements.
The PCI Standard is mandated by the card brands but administered by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council. The standard was created to increase controls around cardholder data to reduce credit card fraud. Validation of compliance is performed annually or quarterly, either by an External Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) or by a firm specific Internal Security Assessor (ISA) that creates a Report on Compliance for organizations handling large volumes of transactions, or by Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) for companies handling smaller volumes.
Any organization that stores, processes or transmits credit card data must comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).
ABM through its Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) Business Partner “Krypton Security” offers a wide range of PCI-related services that help your company achieve its compliance goals and build a sustainable compliance program regardless of where you are in the compliance cycle as follow:
- PCI Audit Assessment
- PCI DSS Remediations
- PCI DSS Certification
Krypton Security is a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) through the PCI Security Standards Council. Which is able to provide full Payment Card Industry (PCI) and Data Security Standard (DSS) services.