The entities that store, transmit or process cardholder data have all an increasing security needs of these data. This stake is even more real with the publication of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). To fight the risk of fraud, the PCI Council develops and maintains standards to protect cardholder data. This training is divided into three days; a first day for a broad audience to understand the issues of cardholder data protection and fundamentals of PCI DSS, a second day focused on the tools needed by PCI DSS project managers, and a third day for a detailed presentation of the PCI DSS requirements.


  • Understand the risk of cardholder data thefts
  • Understand what the purpose of PCI standards is
  • Understand the scope to protect
  • Understand how to use PCI DSS
  • Understand PCI DSS project best practices
  • Understand PCI DSS requirements

Course Curriculum

Essential of the PCI DSS standard


  • Understand fraud
  • The PCI SSC and the others actors of the PCI model
  • The PCI DSS standard
  • The PCI DSS scope
  • The compliance with PCI DSS
  • The PCI DSS requirements

Successfully complete your PCI DSS compliance project


  • Manage a PCI DSS project (build)
  • Manage a PCI DSS project (run)

Master the PCI DSS requirements


  • The PCI DSS requirements (expert)


  • Validate your knowledge in a funny way through case studies and quizzes

The +

  • This training is based on the alternation of theoretical and practical time:
    • 1 adapted and flexible format to your needs: 1 day (express training), 2 days (project management), or 3 days (expertise)
    • Benefit from the rich experience of our QSA trainers

Who should attend?

  • Directors, CISO, Chief Information Officer, Financial directors, Buyers, Lawyers, Human Resources Directors…
  • PCI DSS Project Managers, Security Correspondents, Auditors, Technical Architects, Production Operators…


No prerequisites

How and
when to access

The participant is considered registered when:

  • The prerequisites and needs are identified and validated
  • The training agreement is signed

Registration requests can be sent up to 5 working days before the start of the training.


Whether you are recognized as having a disability or not, making our training accessible to everyone is part of our commitment. If you need compensation or adaptation for the content, the supports, the place, the material used, the schedules, the rhythm, we are at your disposal.


3 days (21 h)


€1000 excl tax for 1 day
€2970 excl tax for 3 days

+ OPCO support

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