Online’s Steve Levinson, selected to represent one of 27 organizations to join the GEAR Roundtable

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Earlier today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced the 2022-2024 PCI SSC Global Executive Assessor Roundtable (GEAR). We are pleased to share that Online’s Steve Levinson, Vice President, Risk, Security & Privacy, was selected to represent one of only 27 organizations to join the GEAR Roundtable. As strategic partners, Roundtable members bring industry, geographical and technical insight to PCI SSC plans and projects on behalf of the assessor community.


“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. We’re pleased to have Online Business Systems 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.”
– Lance J. Johnson, Executive Director, PCI SSC


Online’s team of QSAs, AQSAs, QPAs, 3DS, P2PE, and Secure Software Framework Assessors provide guidance to hundreds of companies across North America and EMEA. “It’s an honor to represent our PCI practice of 35 QSAs from around the world to have our collective voice (as well as the voices of other QSA companies) heard.  Given the fact that our practice has conducted PCI assessments for hundreds of clients, we feel that we can provide some great feedback to help the industry continue to evolve in a positive direction.”
– Steve Levinson, Vice President – Risk, Security, and Privacy, Online Business Systems


The News Post from PCI SCC can be viewed here.

For more about Online’s PCI services, visit our website here.


About Global Executive Assessor Roundtable Role:
The Roundtable is an Executive Committee level advisory board comprised of senior executives from PCI SSC assessor companies. The 2022-2024 GEAR consists of 27 organizations, with the Roundtable term from 1 September 2022 to 31 August 2024. The PCI SSC Global Executive Assessor Roundtable (GEAR) is a direct communication channel between the senior leadership of payment security assessors and PCI SSC senior leadership.


About the PCI Security Standards Council:
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) leads a global, cross-industry effort to increase payment security by providing industry-driven, flexible and effective data security standards and programs that help businesses detect, mitigate and prevent cyberattacks and breaches. Connect with the PCI SSC on LinkedIn. Join the conversation on Twitter @PCISSC. Subscribe to the PCI Perspectives Blog.