PCI DSS Industry resources

Our partners

Our partners-level 1 and 2 merchants Levels 1, 2 and 3 merchants:

We recommend IRM plc, Sysnet Global Solutions, and 7Safe as our preferred Qualified Security Assessor Companies. Their expertise is focused on assisting merchants and service providers achieve and maintain compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).
They offer a portfolio of management, technical and consultancy services that will make a positive contribution towards your compliance thus enabling you to focus on what matters: growing your business. Their services will include:
  • PCI DSS consultancy using Qualified Security Assessors (QSA),
  • Penetration Testing,
  • Vulnerability scanning,
  • Qualified Incident Response Assessor (QIRA),
  • Education and training.
Barclaycard partners offering QSA and ASV services:
Or call them on:
+44 (0)20 7808 6420

Visit Sysnet Consulting Services
Or call them on:
0845 8740446

Visit 7Safe's website
Or call them on:
+44 (0)870 600 1667

Level 4 merchants:

We have created Barclaycard Data Security Manager, a new programme which helps make it easier to meet your PCI DSS requirements without having to use a third party assessor. The online service provides you with the tools needed to achieve, record and maintain compliance with the PCI DSS.

Visit Barclaycard Data Security Manager

Or call the Data Security Helpdesk on:

+44 (0)844 811 0089

Monday-Friday 8am–8pm Saturday 9am–12 Noon

Other PCI DSS compliant suppliers Other PCI DSS compliant suppliers

Visa Europe

Visit Visa's website for downloads & resources


Visit MasterCard's website for compliant Payment Service Providers
More about MasterCard's Site Data Protection (SDP) program

Qualified Security Assessors Qualified Security Assessors

Only approved accredited organisations can help you become PCI DSS compliant. That's why we recommend you use a Qualified Security Assessor, when you are ready to proceed.

View list of Qualified Security Assessors

Our partners-level 1 and 2 merchants Approved Scanning Vendors

If you require network scans as part of your PCI compliance only use Approved Scanning Vendors
Click here for a list of suppliers.

Educate yourself Educate yourself

Here's a selection of learning materials about PCI DSS:

Mobile payment acceptance security advice
Download the paper PDF (107.52KB)

See a video of the presentation given to the European Information Security Summit 2014

Barclaycard Merchant Education & Awareness Programme offline webinars
View the webinars

OWASP guide to handling e-commerce payments
Visit their online guide

MasterCard Merchant Education Programme
Read the programme

Processing telephone payments securely
Download PDF white paper

Processing online card payments securely
Download PDF white paper

Financial fraud issues and fraud prevention advice
Visit the financial fraud action website

PCI DSS glossary of terms
View a full list of PCI DSS terms

Completing Self Assessment Questionnaires Completing Self Assessment Questionnaires

The PCI Security Standards Council gives advice about how to complete an SAQ.

Read their instructions here

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