PCI Rapid Comply

Our PCI Rapid Comply® solution is an easy to use online tool that can help you maintain security for your business and your customers

The First Data PCI Rapid Comply® solution is an online application designed by Payment Card Industry (PCI) security experts specifically for small to medium size merchants. And it turns Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) jargon into clear language, with expert help to guide you through the Payment Card Industry Self-Assessment Questionnaire (PCI SAQ). The goal is to help protect cardholder and other sensitive data from data thieves and to help you achieve PCI DSS compliance.

Securing customer data and maintaining compliance with PCI DSS standards can seem like an overwhelming task; however, our PCI Rapid Comply Solution can assist you with maintaining PCI compliance and therefore help protect you from data breaches.

Benefits for your Business

  • Reduce risk of card fraud
  • Avoid potential hefty penalties
  • Offers step-by step integrated scanning for you to pass quarterly scans in order to achieve PCI DSS compliance
  • Protect sensitive cardholder data from data thieves

More about our PCI Rapid Comply solution

  • Designed by security experts specifically to meet the needs of small to medium sized businesses. Provides online access letting you use the tool to achieve PCI compliance at any time — 24/7 access
  • Instant IP broadband connectivity for faster transaction processing
  • Delivers comprehensive support via online chat, email and phone
  • Offers step-by step integrated scanning for you to pass quarterly scans in order to achieve PCI DSS compliance

Frequently Asked Questions

PCI Rapid Comply is a simple, online compliance questionnaire that makes being compliant faster and easier.

Our PCI Rapid Comply solution is an easy-to-use online tool that can help our merchants achieve and maintain PCI DSS compliance more quickly and easily. It offers:

Step-by-step guidance to complete the annual self-assessment questionnaire (SAQ): Our step-by-step application will direct merchants to the PCI SAQ that is appropriate for their business (A, A-EP,B, B-IP,C, C-VT,P2PE or D). They can complete the SAQ with guided support, ensuring each question is answered accurately.

Fewer questions to answer – in some cases, 85% fewer questions: With “pre-SAQ” questions, we can pre-populate the appropriate SAQ answers – which are often the most difficult - minimizing the number of questions merchants have to deal with and speeding up the SAQ completion process.

Comprehensive support that ensures your questions get answered: Have a question? With our built-in help, guides and security expertise, we can answer any PCI questions merchants may have – online via chat, through email messages, or over the phone.

PCI DSS compliance is not required by law. I don’t think I need a data protection solution.

Studies show that more than 60% of all cyber-attacks target small to medium-sized businesses.1 If your business is impacted by a data breach, it could suffer a significant financial loss and reputation damage.

Of merchants who had data stolen 90% are small merchants, 60% of small and medium businesses breached were closed in 6 months

$20,752 is the average cost to a small business due to hacking

45% of organizations were breached through remote access,

21% of organizations were breach through malicious code

39% had memory-scraping malware installed

Fundamental Security Best Practices:

Avoid fraud

  • Helps to understand own system better
  • Clarifies where data is stored
  • Upholds Brand Name
  • Adds value to name

Increases consumer confidence

Non-compliant or Compromised Business could expect:

  • Damage to their brand/reputation
  • Investigation costs
  • Remediation costs
  • Fines and fees