In the backdrop of growing dependency on digital payment methods, it has become imperative for organizations to use PCI-compliant systems and payment apps. A PA-QSA certified assessor has been trained to assess if payment systems developed by a third-party comply with PA-DSS (Payment Application Data Security Standards).

The Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor (PA-QSA)™ Qualification training is held for companies as well as for individuals. PA-QSA companies are business entities that are certified by the PCI Security Standards Council to assess third-party payment apps. These business entities employ individuals trained to conduct the PA-DSS assessment as per the PA-QSA qualification requirement.

Key Learnings

  • Knowing the requirements, sub-requirements, and testing procedures
  • Knowing everything about the PCI Industry – concepts, terminologies, data flow, and relationships between different steps in the process.
  • Extensive knowledge about merchant and vendor compliance requirements.
  • Exhaustive training of PCI Data Security Standards (DSS).
  • Learning about PCI Code Review and executing the same.
  • Understanding the current devices and connectivity being used by organizations and verifying these are compliant with the given standards
  • Practical training on filling up the compliance reports and sending the results to organizations that are being audited (RoV).

This training program covers the PA-DSS requirements, sub-requirements, and associated testing procedures in-depth including:

  • PCI industry overview
  • PCI thresholds and brand-specific compliance requirements
  • PCI code review and analysis
  • PCI hardware and communications infrastructure
  • PCI reporting
  • Instructor-led workshop in the classroom and online
  • Self-paced learning option
  • Candidates learn in an immersive and engaging workshop with interactivity, one of the important aspects.
  • Certified trainers share practical experiences from their real-life.
  • Certification by PCI after passing the examination.

This assessor course is meant for a present for Qualified Security Assessor. Typical roles that should attend this training include:

  • Security analyst
  • Practice Lead Security Assessor
  • Senior Security Consultant
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Information Security Auditor
  • Anyone who is employed by a QSA company performing assessments of third-party payment applications for compliance with PA-DSS

SimpliAxis aims to upgrade and enhance individuals with the skills and certifications so that they can reach new heights in their careers. SimpliAxis believes that learning is a journey and if the proper pathway is followed, one can reach their goals with ease and efficacy. Some of the reasons why you should choose SimpliAxis are.

  • Flexible timings to attend online training/interactive sessions
  • All courses are designed by industry experts after understanding the individual’s requirements thoroughly
  • We ensure that every candidate clears the certification with good scores
  • Our wide community of subject experts and certified professionals is a resource pool of tips, tricks, and insightful advice
  • Our interactive sessions are meant to clear all your concepts and doubts.
  • 24/7 support and affordable fee structure

To impart training at a specialized training like the Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor (PA-QSA)™ Qualification, we have certified trainers who have years of experience in the Information Security assessment domain and training QSAs.

Our trainers are:

  • Subject-matter experts
  • PCI credited trainers
  • Have years of hands-on training experience
  • Have worked in the domain of Information Security and PA-QSA for multiple years
  • Offer one-to-one support to candidates for clarity and better understanding.

Step 1:Choose SimpliAxis and enroll yourself for the Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor (PA-QSA)™ Qualification workshop.
Step 2:Full-day attendance of the workshop is mandatory.
Step 3:Complete the course and appear for the examination.
Step 4:Pass the exam and get the PA-QSA certification.

Who is a certified Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor (PA-QSA)™ Trained professional?

A certified Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor (PA-QSA)™ professional is an expert on the PA-DSS compliance requirements. As a PA-QSA, you are trained to perform a PA-DSS assessment, ensure compliance to PA-DSS Security Audit Procedures, and produce a validation report.

What are the prerequisites to take Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor (PA-QSA)™?

The prerequisites to be a part of the Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor (PA-QSA)™ workshop is that the candidate should have completed minimum PCI DSS assessments. The candidate should also have ample security knowledge of payment apps. Candidates should familiarize themselves with PA-DSS requirements and Security assessment procedures, PA-QSA qualification requirements, and PA-DSS and Mobile Applications FAQ.

What are the benefits of the course?

The course helps you become a professional and certified PA-QSA to become a part of a PA-QSA Company. You ensure the proper application of the measures and controls that are mandatory for your client's payment applications and requirements. Besides, you earn six Continuing Professional Education hours.

After the training, within how many days do I need to take the exam?

You can complete the course and take the exam within 90 days of getting the online link to the eLearning course online from PCI. However, you need to schedule the exam with Pearson VUE. Once you receive the formal email from Pearson VUE about scheduling the exam, you need to take it within 30 days.

How do I attain the Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor course certification?

You need to first enroll in the Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor course at SimpliAxis. Attend the workshop, appear, and pass the examination to receive the certification.

How long is the certificate valid for?

This certificate is valid for a year.

How do I renew the Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor(PA-QSA)™ certification?

You need to appear for the Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor (PA-QSA)™ eLearning training module and take the examination to renew the certification.

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Who is a certified Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor (PA-QSA)™ Trained professional?

A certified Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor (PA-QSA)™ professional is an expert on the PA-DSS compliance requirements. As a PA-QSA, you are trained to perform a PA-DSS assessment, ensure compliance to PA-DSS Security Audit Procedures, and produce a validation report.

What are the prerequisites to take Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor (PA-QSA)™?

The prerequisites to be a part of the Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor (PA-QSA)™ workshop is that the candidate should have completed minimum PCI DSS assessments. The candidate should also have ample security knowledge of payment apps. Candidates should familiarize themselves with PA-DSS requirements and Security assessment procedures, PA-QSA qualification requirements, and PA-DSS and Mobile Applications FAQ.

What are the benefits of the course?

The course helps you become a professional and certified PA-QSA to become a part of a PA-QSA Company. You ensure the proper application of the measures and controls that are mandatory for your client's payment applications and requirements. Besides, you earn six Continuing Professional Education hours.

After the training, within how many days do I need to take the exam?

You can complete the course and take the exam within 90 days of getting the online link to the eLearning course online from PCI. However, you need to schedule the exam with Pearson VUE. Once you receive the formal email from Pearson VUE about scheduling the exam, you need to take it within 30 days.

How do I attain the Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor course certification?

You need to first enroll in the Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor course at SimpliAxis. Attend the workshop, appear, and pass the examination to receive the certification.

How long is the certificate valid for?

This certificate is valid for a year.

How do I renew the Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor(PA-QSA)™ certification?

You need to appear for the Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor (PA-QSA)™ eLearning training module and take the examination to renew the certification.