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RSM Named to PCI Security Standards Council’s Global Executive Assessor Roundtable

Aug 09, 2018
Aug 09, 2018
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Kimberly Bartok, National Public Relations Leader,, 212.372.1239
Andreia DeVries, National Public Relations Manager,, 954.449.8096
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RSM US LLP (“RSM”) – the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2018-2020 PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) Global Executive Assessor Roundtable (GEAR). GEAR serves as a direct channel for communication between senior leadership of payment security assessors and PCI SSC senior leadership.

RSM is one of 20 organizations to join GEAR in its efforts to secure payment data globally. As strategic partners, Roundtable members will bring industry, geographical and technical insight to PCI SSC plans and projects on behalf of the assessor community.

“We are proud that our firm has been selected to serve on the Global Executive Assessor Roundtable,” said Alan Gutierrez-Arana, national payment card industry (PCI) services leader at RSM US LLP. “As a Roundtable member, RSM has been recognized as a leader in the PCI community, which is a testament to the guidance and service we continue to provide to our clients. We look forward to lending our expertise to help secure payment data globally.”

“The Global Executive Assessor Roundtable provides industry expertise and perspectives that influence and shape the development of PCI Security Standards and programs,” stated Lance J. Johnson, PCI SSC executive director. “We look forward to working with RSM in our efforts to help organizations secure payment data globally.

“We need voices from across the assessor community to help ensure we are providing the best standards and programs to support the industry in protecting against today’s modern cybercriminal,” said Mauro Lance, PCI SSC chief operating officer. “We’re pleased to have RSM on the PCI SSC Global Executive Roundtable to provide critical insights and help us build on the great efforts that are already being done to increase payment security globally.”


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