Payment Application (PA-DSS) Validation
NCI's PA-QSA (Payment Application, Qualified Security Assessors will perform Gap Analysis or Validate your commercial payment application based on the PA-DSS (Payment Application, Data Security Standard).
The Payment Application Validation process includes penetration testing and analysis of the web-based payment application as well as a review of the documentation and development methodology. The PA-QSA (Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor) prepares a Report of Validation which needs to be attested by the Payment Application Development Organization and submitted for approval to the PCI Council. Once reviewed and approved by the PCI council, the Application is listed as PA-DSS (Payment Application, Data Security Standard) compliant on the Council's website.