Conformance Executive to Speak at PCI Community Meeting

RENO, Nev.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#BreachConformance
, a fast-growing provider of operating systems,
education systems and expertise used in managing business compliance
requirements and Qualified Security Assessor (QSA),
today announced Executive Vice President of Risk and Investigations Rick
Heroux will speak at the upcoming Payment Card Industry Security
Standards Council’s (PCI
2018 North American Community
, Sept. 25-27, at The Mirage Las Vegas.

Small merchants are suffering devastating security breaches at an
alarming rate. “Security with My Fries, Please. How to Help Small
Merchants Protect their Businesses,” scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 27,
should prove to be a spirited conference session. Besides highlighting
the plight of these merchants, the session details how payment
processors and service providers can best protect small merchants, while
explaining new resources available to help that the Council has recently
made available.

Heroux will join moderator Lauren Holloway, the Council’s director of
standards coordination, as well as fellow PCI Small Business Task Force
members and session panelists Jenna Hutt, retail technology specialist
for Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, and Laura Knapp Chadwick, director
of commerce and entrepreneurship for the National Restaurant Association.

The PCI SSC is a global forum that develops, maintains and manages PCI
Security Standards which include the Data Security Standard (DSS),
Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) and PIN Transaction
Security (PTS) requirements. The North American event brings together
Council staff and industry experts to share the latest in security
strategies, cover standards updates review the latest technology

To learn more about how Conformance Technologies products and services
can help small and midsize businesses meet PCI compliance and other
mandated requirements and security best practices, please telephone
775.336.5533 or email

About Conformance Technologies

is a fast-growing provider of operating systems,
educational systems and expertise used in managing business compliance
requirements. More than 300,000 small and midsize business end-users
rely on Conformance Technologies’ solutions to protect their businesses
every day, both domestically and in 22 countries around the world.
Privately held and headquartered in Reno, Nevada, Conformance
Technologies evolved from a payments consultancy and PCI compliance firm
originally established in 2003. Today, the company has become a leading
provider of automated compliance and sensitive data protection systems
and services and is a PCI Security Standards Council Qualified Security
Assessor organization. For more information, please visit


Strategic Marketing
Peggy Bekavac Olson, 480-510-8120

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