Credit Card Security Basics

This brief course is designed to meet the PCI DSS requirements of frontline staff who handle payment cards.
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  • Lectures 5
  • Length 31 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

This course provides convenient payment card security training for members of the workforce who come into contact with protected credit card information.

Module titles within the course include:

* An Introduction to Credit Card Security

* Understanding Payment Cards

* Best Practices for Payment Card Security

* PCI DSS Compliance Levels for Merchants

* PCI DSS Compliance Levels for Service Providers

Average course length: 1 hour

What are the requirements?

  • This course is appropriate for all students. No previous training in PCI DSS or computer security is required.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Describe the basic requirements of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
  • Prevent breaches and identity theft by using best practices for protecting card data
  • Describe lessons learned from large credit card data breaches
  • Identify data fields and features on payment cards with correct terminology
  • Demonstrate understanding of how credit card transactions are processed and verified
  • Implement best practices for computer security, including password compliance and control of phishing scams and other malware attacks
  • Describe encryption requirements for transmitting card data

Who is the target audience?

  • The CCSP course provides brief, affordable credit card security training for any member of the workforce, enabling professionals to demonstrate PCI DSS training compliance. Anyone who has access to credit cards or credit card data must meet PCI DSS training requirements.

What you get with this course?

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Section 1: Credit Card Security, Payment Cards, Best Practices, and Compliance Levels

This lecture provides an overview of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). It describes the basic structure of PCI DSS and explains the importance of protecting payment card data.

Lecture 1 Review Quiz
10 questions

This lecture describes the different parts of payments cards, including protected data on both the front and back of the card. It also describes how payment card transactions are verified and processed.

Lecture 2 Review Quiz
10 questions

This lecture describes best practices for protecting card data, including proper disposal of sensitive data, securing communications, using strong passwords, and more.

Lecture 3 Review Quiz
10 questions

This lecture describes PCI DSS compliance levels for merchants, including transaction thresholds and the compliance requirements for each level.

Lecture 4 Review Quiz
10 questions

This lecture defines PCI DSS service providers and then describes their compliance levels, including transaction thresholds and compliance requirements.

Lecture 5 Review Quiz
10 questions
Section 2: CCSP Final Exam
20 questions

The Final Exam is 20 questions and cumulative for all lectures.

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Instructor Biography

Brian Johnson, CHSP, CHSA and Senior Director of Online Education at 4Medapproved hosts 4Medapproved's popular Learning Lunch series, interviewing industry experts on Health IT, HIPAA, ICD-10, and more. Before he joined 4Medapproved, Brian managed life sciences content for a major reference publisher, developing innovative websites, apps, and more. He has extensive experience in education publishing, online learning, and project management. Brian lives in Chicago with his wife and two sons.

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