PCI Compliance has been around for a while now. It’s funny to me to see QSAs now offering special pricing to provide services to Level 2 Merchants. Their packaged pricing includes fixed fee services to assist Level 2 Merchants in getting validated.
QSA stands for Qualified Security Assessor, and they are certified by the PCI Security Standards Council. QSAs are tasked with providing guidance and validation to the DSS. QSAs are special in that they have been certified for their knowledge and ability to advise on the PCI DSS specifically. There are roughly 800 QSA individuals in North America […]