Updated Point-to-Point Encryption standard now provides more flexibility

July 2, 2015


The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published an important update to one of its eight security standards, simplifying the development and use of Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) solutions that make payment card data unreadable and less valuable to criminals if stolen in a breach.

The updated standard is documented in PCI Point-to-Point Encryption Solution Requirements and Testing Procedures Version 2.0. It provides more flexibility to solution providers and to companies that provide P2PE components, services that fulfill specific P2PE requirements and can be integrated into P2PE solutions.

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