Panacea Infosec bonds with PCI SSC 2020–2022 Global Executive Assessor Roundtable
Panacea Infosec has announced to join the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) Global Executive Assessor Roundtable for 2020-2022. The Roundtable is an Executive Committee level advisory board comprised of senior executives from PCI SSC assessor companies. 2020-2022 Global Executive Assessor Roundtable added nine new organizations along with Panacea Infosec from India, creating an expanded GEAR of 28 assessor organizations.
The PCI SSC works with organizations around the world to help secure payment data, and trains and qualifies thousands of assessors every year that help ensure the correct adoption and implementation of the PCI Security Standards.
Mauro Lance, SVP Operating Officer, PCI Security Standards Council, says, “It is encouraging to see a growing level of interest from senior leaders of assessor companies who want to make a difference through collaboration. We look forward to working with them and leveraging their feedback to improve our standards and programs.”
Ajay Kaushik, Founder & CEO of Panacea Infosec will represent Panacea Infosec as a member of the Global Executive Assessor Roundtable (GEAR) by the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). As a strategic and advisory member, he will bring industrial, geographical, and technical insights to PCI SSC plans and projects on behalf of the assessor community and play a key role in PCI SSC fight against payment fraud and data breaches globally.
Panacea Infosec has been selected by the PCI SSC Executive Committee amongst the experts' nominees through a process intended to provide the best level of support, advice, and interest for the PCI assessor programs and ensure broad representation across the eligible companies.
GEAR has been created to improve payment security and serve as a direct channel of communication between security assessor companies and PCI SSC’s senior leadership. Its aim is to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas in the payment security field and to help improved training content and qualification requirements.
Ajay Kaushik, Founder & CEO of Panacea Infosec says, “Panacea Infosec is committed to maintaining the best payment security practices as per PCI standards. It is a recognition of Panacea Infosec hard work and commitment in narrowing card data fraud and helping and guiding entities in the proper implementation of the PCI SSC Standards.”
As a GEAR Member, Panacea Infosec will be responsible for providing advice, feedback, and recommendations to PCI SSC and provide expert inputs from a business and technical perspective. Panacea Infosec will represent the views and interests of the PCI Assessor and Assessed Communities around the world.
The PCI SSC works with organizations around the world to help secure payment data, and trains and qualifies thousands of assessors every year that helps ensure the correct adoption and implementation of the PCI Security Standards. The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) leads a global, cross-industry effort to increase payment security by providing industry-driven, flexible and effective data security standards and programs that help businesses detect, mitigate and prevent cyberattacks and breaches.