Guest Column | May 9, 2013

The Six Kinds Of Self-Assessment Questionnaires

Did you know that small and medium-sized businesses can verify their own ongoing compliance with PCI regulations? This helps eliminate the need for third-party inspection and can result in significant cost savings. But, as with all things PCI related, the process isn’t as simple as it might seem. Luckily, RSPA is here to walk you through it!

Small and medium-sized businesses are required to fill out an annual Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ), in order to independently verify their ongoing compliance with PCI regulations and eliminate need for a third-party inspection of their payment processing systems. The SAQ system has undergone a few tweaks over the years, but currently there are six different varieties of Self-Assessment Questionnaires. As a trusted advisor to your merchants, it’s important that you know about all six assessments and can identify which one is applicable to your respective merchants.

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