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VikingCloud™ to Take Seat at PCI SSC Global Executive Assessor Roundtable

Cyber security frontrunner joins Global Executive Assessor Roundtable (GEAR) for the 2022 – 2024 term

Dublin, Ireland – Chicago, IL – August 15, 2022 — VikingCloud, a leading provider of cyber security and compliance solutions, can today announce that Michael Aminzade, its VP of Consulting Advisory Services, has been selected to take part in the upcoming PCI roundtable.

The PCI SSC Global Executive Assessor Roundtable (GEAR) serves as a direct channel for communication between senior leadership of payment security assessors and PCI SSC senior leadership.

VikingCloud is one of 27 organizations to join the PCI Security Standards Council’s Global Executive Assessor Roundtable in its efforts to secure payment data globally. As strategic partners, Roundtable members bring industry, geographical and technical insight to PCI SSC plans and projects on behalf of the assessor community.

Commenting on the announcement, Mr Aminzade said: “I am incredibly proud to have been invited to the PCI Security Standards Council Global Executive Assessor Roundtable. As a Roundtable member, I very much look forward to lending my expertise in the hope it will help secure payment data globally.”

PCI SSC Executive Director Lance J. Johnson, added: “The Global Executive Assessor Roundtable provides industry expertise and perspectives that influence and shape the development of PCI Security Standards and programs. We look forward to working with VikingCloud in our efforts to help organizations secure payment data globally.

“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 Michael 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.”

The PCI SSC works with organizations around the world to help secure payment data, and trains and qualifies thousands of assessors every year that help ensure the correct adoption and implementation of the PCI Security Standards.


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About VikingCloud VikingCloud is transforming the way organizations approach cyber defense. Our customer-centric SaaS solutions enable cutting-edge ways to secure your network infrastructure, maintain compliance and provide assurance testing and assessments. Our platform provides real-time intelligence access to your organization’s cyber risk landscape and enables the VikingCloud team to partner with organizations of all sizes to ensure proactive management of ever-changing cyber threats and business risks. 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.

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