This webinar will provide an introduction to the new standard from one of the standard’s contributors.


John Elliott FBCS - consultant and author. Former Director of Industry Standards at Mastercard.


18:30 - Webinar starts
19:15 - Q & A
19:30 - Close


Released on 31st March, version 4 of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) is the first major revision of the standard for nine years. This webinar will provide an introduction to the new standard from one of the standard’s contributors and will look at:

  • The implementation timeline
  • The major new requirements
  • The new risk-based, customised approach to meeting a security objective
  • How an organisation can be partially compliant
  • Where the standard still falls short
  • Whether this version represents an evolution, or a revolution

Please note that this event will not be recorded and slides will not be distributed.

About the speaker

John Elliott specialises in security directives. Particularly how payment security standards and data protection regulations interact with real-world cyber security. He’s represented both Visa Europe and Mastercard on the PCI Security Standards Council, and contributed to many of the PCI standards including most recently PCI DSS v4.

In his spare time, John authors online video training courses for Pluralsight and writes at

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Webinar: An Introduction to PCI DSSv4 - Information Security SG
Date and time
Wednesday 18 May, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
This event is sold out