The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) reported today that Lance J. Johnson has been named Executive Director for the PCI SSC powerful January 2018. As Executive Director, Johnson will drive the association’s technique and administer the PCI SSC senior authority group and staff in actualizing it.
Johnson goes to the PCI SSC from Sequent Software, Inc. where he filled in as Chief Operating Officer. Preceding Sequent, Johnson put in over twenty years at Visa Inc., as a senior pioneer coordinating Visa’s endeavors in worldwide hazard administration and security, misrepresentation identification and control, and worldwide installment data and gadget security.
“We are eager to welcome Lance Johnson as our new Executive Director,” said Karen Czack, Chair of the PCI SSC Executive Committee. “Spear is a demonstrated pioneer who has the one of a kind foundation of both making and executing PCI Security Standards. Spear knows about the Council, having beforehand served on its Executive Committee and brings installment security topic mastery and a demonstrated reputation for creating technique and driving outcomes.”
“I am energized and profoundly lowered to lead the PCI SSC,” said Johnson. “The PCI Security Standards are perceived the world over as the best quality level for securing installment card data. As new installment stages are created and embraced at a noteworthy rate, it is more critical than any time in recent memory that installment security models keep pace. The open doors that lie ahead for the PCI Council are colossal, and I anticipate driving this next part of installment security measures improvement.”
“Spear is a first-class pick to lead the PCI SSC,” said Gina Gobeyn, approaching Chair of the PCI SSC Executive Committee. “Spear has enormous involvement in the installment security space. His insight and authority in rising installments will be a gigantic resource in the advancement of the vital vision of the PCI Council as we look to the eventual fate of installment security.”