Tag Archives: SAQ

Filling out the SAQ

I’ve heard so many variations on what it means to fill out the self-assessment questionnaire (SAQ) that I wanted to provide some clarification. First off, filling out the SAQ (regardless of which type) does NOT make you PCI compliant. You check boxes on the SAQ and that actually means something. It means that you are […]

Yes, you have to actually BE compliant

Why is it important when you fill out your self-assessment questionnaire (SAQ) that you are compliant with the entire standard? Simple, should you be breached (and in strange, yet real circumstances when you haven’t been breached) you get to be audited. And – should you be found not compliant there are any number of things […]