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Useful Links

Keep up to date with industry information, updates and more. In this section the team have selected resources which we hope you will find useful! If you would like to suggest links simply contact us

PCI DSS Further Reading

There are many online resources available to aid you with your PCI DSS project, here are a few mentioned during our sessions.

  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard v2.0 Link
  • Payment Application Data Security Standard v2.0 Link
  • PCI PTS (PIN Transaction Security) v3.0 Link
  • OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) Link
  • PCI Security Standards Council Link
  • NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology)   Link
  • ISECOM (Institute for Security and Open Methodologies)  Link
  • bulletin-issuer-pci-dss-faq-03312011 Link
  • NIST Special Publication 800-131A Link
  • OWASP Top 10 - 2010 Link
  • PCI DSS Tokenization Guidelines Info Supplement Link
  • PCI_DSS_Wireless_Guideline_with_WiFi_and_Bluetooth Link
  • Virtualization_InfoSupp_v2 Link
  • VISA Merchant bulletin-tip-020911 Link
  • VISA US PCI DSS Compliance Statistics

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General Info About PCI & Security:

Standards and Guidelines for Hardening, Secure Coding  ETC: 

ATM Security Links & Recommended Reading

Below we have included some interesting links references for those seeking further information on ATM Security. 

  • NIST Special Publication 800-131A Recommendation for Transitioning the Use of Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Lengths  LINK
  • DTR 413 ATM Security Guidelines by European Payments Council  LINK
  • Automated Teller Machine (ATM) Malware Analysis Briefing - Trustwave - LINK
  • European ATM Security Team (EAST) LINK
  • A list of anti-skimming devices has been developed by EAST, click here to view the list.

See our videos section for ATM Fraud related footage

Card Fraud Useful Links

  • UK Payments Administration Ltd - A service company providing people, facilities and expertise to the UK payments industry.
  • Financial Fraud Action UK - Information about how card fraud takes place in the UK
  • CHIP and PIN - Archive information, guidance and downloadable materials about CHIP and PIN.
  • CIFAS - The UKs fraud prevention service, which enables its members to share information on fraudulent activity to help identify and prevent fraud taking place, including on card accounts.
  • The UK Cards Association - The leading trade association for the card payments industry in the UK.
  • Action Fraud - The UK's national fraud reporting centre, run by the National Fraud Authority. 
  • Anti Phishing Working Group - If you have received a phishing email then you can forward it to the Anti Phishing Working Group. They will then look into identifying and shutting down web sites, domain names and email addresses used by fraudsters
  • Card Watch - A UK banking industry initiative that aims to raise awareness of card fraud prevention. 
  • Get Safe Online - The UK’s national internet security awareness campaign. 
  • Home Office Identity Fraud Steering Committee - A cross public/private sector work programme
  • Internet Watch Foundation - The UK Hotline for reporting illegal content specifically: Child sexual abuse content hosted worldwide and criminally obscene content.
  • Miller Smiles - The Internet's biggest archive of Spoof Email and Phishing Scams. 
  • Safe Social Networking - Teachers and parents can download resources for the classroom and can find out more about privacy settings and protecting yourself and children from cyber-bullying. 
  • Shop Safe Online - Information for online retailers about SecureCode and Verified by Visa 
  • The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre - CEOP is part of UK police and is dedicated to protecting children from sexual abuse wherever they may be. 
  • Whistleblowing:


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