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PCI Security Standards Council Names RSM to its 2020-2022 Global Executive Assessor Roundtable

Aug 05, 2020
Aug 05, 2020
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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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The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) recently announced the 2020-2022 PCI SSC Global Executive Assessor Roundtable, an executive committee advisory board comprised of senior executives from PCI SSC assessor companies. The 2020-2022 Global Assessor Global Roundtable added nine new organizations this year, including RSM US LLP (“RSM”) – the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – is pleased to be included on the list.

The Roundtable serves as a direct channel for communication between senior leadership of payment security assessors and PCI SSC senior leadership. RSM is one of 28 organizations to join the Roundtable in its efforts to secure payment data globally. Roundtable members bring industry, geographical and technical insight to PCI SSC plans and projects on behalf of the assessor community.

“We received an unprecedented response from industry during our nomination process,” said PCI SSC Executive Director Lance J. Johnson. “Expanding the Roundtable gives us active representation from every corner of the globe from an assessor perspective. The Council depends on the input of a wide range of stakeholders to provide the PCI SSC with valuable insights. Assessors are critical in assisting the Council with our efforts to improve and evolve payment data security. We look forward to working with RSM to help organizations secure payment data globally.”

“RSM is pleased to join the prestigious list of 2020-2022 Global Executive Assessor Roundtable members,” said Alan Gutierrez-Arana, principal – national payment card industry (PCI) services leader with RSM US LLP. “We know that our deep understanding of the issues facing the payment card industry will be beneficial to the Roundtable, and we’re looking forward to bringing insights from our fellow Roundtable members to our clients here at RSM.”

The PCI SSC works with organizations around the world to help secure payment data, and trains and qualifies thousands of assessors every year who help ensure the correct adoption and implementation of the PCI Security Standards. For a complete list of 2020-2022 PCI SSC Global Executive Assessor Roundtable members, visit the PCI SSC’s website.


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