WAKEFIELD, Mass. — Wal-Mart Stores, Tesco and McDonald’s are the three retailers that have been elected to board of advisors for the PCI Security Standards Council here, an independent industry standards body providing management of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard.
The 21 board members will represent the current global roster of over 500 PCI SSC Participating Organizations and provide feedback to the ongoing enhancement of security standards managed by the council. Other board members include representatives from financial institutions, processors, vendors, and others (industry associations, etc).
"I would like to congratulate not only our new board of advisors but everyone who continues to join the council in pursuing its mission of securing payment card data, through these collaborative processes,” said Bob Russo, general manager, PCI Security Standards Council, in a statement. “I'm confident our new board of advisors will build upon the success of their predecessors in helping the council to effectively evolve the PCI standards and bring new tools and resources to market to help improve education and implementation of PCI standards."
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