PCI Compliance

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Compliance

Be PCI DSS compliant, secure payment data and build customer trust

PCI DSS Audit and Certification

Our PCI DSS Compliance Services


As a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) company registered with PCI DSS Standards Security Council (SSC) and empaneled by CERT-In, we facilitate end to end PCI audits, certification and training for organisations to become PCI DSS compliant.

  • PCI DSS Gap Assessment
    In-depth assessment and analysis of client’s card holder data environment to identify gaps vis-à-vis the 12 security requirements mandated by PCI DSS standards security council. This serve as a baseline to be able to get ready for the compliance audit and achieve certification.
  • Documentation & Implementation Support
    Review of mandatory policy and procedures to determine proper PCI coverage, accompanying consulting is provided.
  • ASV Scanning
    Quarterly external vulnerability scans for your business
  • Penetration Testing
    Internal & External Penetration Testing of Network & Application infrastructure, Configuration Review.
  • Training and Workshops
    PCI Awareness workshops / training for your staff, Certified PCI DSS Lead Implementer Training   

  • Certification
    On-site audits carried out by a qualified security assessor (QSA) , ROC , AOC & guidance on SAQ 


  • Security improvement – by decreasing the risk of security breaches. PCI compliant organisations are more likely to successfully resist a card holder data breach significantly than the ones who do not comply with the standard.
  • Improve customer relationship – by implementing PCI DSS controls and increasing the confidence of your customers as they see you as an organisation that has strong commitment towards data protection. This enhances your reputation and also boosts your brand image which is a key differentiator in today's competitive market
  • Increase profit – by gaining the trust of your customers and improving customer loyalty
  • Avoid costly fines - by reducing the risk of data breach and the likelihood of receiving a fine. In addition to this, organisations can also avoid huge investment costs and loss of customer confidence 
  • Increase adaptability – through PCI DSS certification, which prepares your business to comply with future regulations. You will also be able to identify ways to improve the IT infrastructure of your business, thus increasing productivity

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On-demand fireside Chat: Key highlights on pCI DSS v4.0 simplified

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) issued version 4.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) on March 31, 2022. PCI DSS v4.0 replaces PCI DSS version 3.2.1 to address emerging threats and technologies better and provide innovative ways to combat new threats.
Hear the experts discuss on Introduction to PCI DSS, the Anticipated timelines and latest updates, Road to PCI DSS v4.0 compliance, How can a QSA help, followed by a fireside Q&A session.

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what is PCI DSS compliance ?

The global Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards define specific requirements for the different areas in processing card payments. These are set and agreed upon by stakeholders such as banks, merchants and payment services providers. PCI compliance is required for all merchants and service providers that store, transmit or process payment card information.

about pci dss version 4.0

After much deliberation and a little pandemic delay, the PCI Security Standards Council finally released the latest installment of its Data Security Standard – the PCI DSS v4.0 on 31st March 2022. Important highlights for customers:

  • Transition period for customers would remain until 31st March 2024, during which you may continue to get certified with version 3.2.1.
  • Version 3.2.1 expires on 31st March 2024, post which all customers can only be certified on version 4.0
  • However, it is important that customers conduct readiness reviews and prepare for the new requirements to avoid certification delays during version 4.0 audits
  • TÜV SÜD can provide all the necessary compliance consulting services to ease the customers journey into the new version 4.0 requirements and certification


Fraud and identity theft are on the rise, affecting both large and small companies. The reality of a data breach is not only detrimental to your business; it affects your customers as well. Getting compliant with the PCI DSS will not only help reducing the cost by helping to prevent data breaches, but also will result in the prevention of fines.

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Digital payments are witnessing a surge making data security and protection of paramount importance for organizations especially in the BFSI sector. As a QSA company registered with PCI SSC, TÜV SÜD facilitated NTT-Netmagic, India a leading Managed Hosting and Hybrid Multi-Cloud solution provider in the PCI DSS certification renewal. To know more, download the case study now. 

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  • Why choose TÜV SÜD

    TÜV SÜD’s international experts are well versed in the trends and practices of firms worldwide. They are also equipped to advise and assist you on your way to achieving PCI compliance. Our auditors will guide you in the periodic assessments to identify and minimise potential risks. By partnering with us, your company’s attention and commitment to PCI DSS compliance will gain global recognition. Beyond certification, we also provide you with periodic feedback on ways to improve your existing processes.





V Leo F Fernando

SVP - Operations & Quality, Sify Technologies

"Onboarding a trusted partner is one of the most critical aspects when it comes to data protection and transactional security. Working with a strong and qualified partner helped us in achieving PCI DSS compliance in a timely manner".

Vidhya Sundararajan

Sr. Director - Quality Assurance, Prodapt Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 

"Onboarding a trusted and qualified partner are the key aspects for PCI DSS implementation journey. Thank you TÜV SÜD for being that partner and making the journey successful."

Gopal G.

Information Security Consultant, PayNearby Technologies

"The entire planning and execution was done efficiently and effectively by a highly professional and competent team of experts. A big thank you to TÜV SÜD for supporting us in achieving PCI DSS compliance."

Whether you are a service provider, software manufacturer, merchant, or acquirer, you need to comply with various requirements and security-assessment procedures of the PCI DSS. 

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