On 7 January 2014, the European Payments Council ( ) together with the Cards Stakeholders Group (CSG) published version 7.0 of the Single Euro Payments Area ( ) Cards Standardisation Volume (the SCS Volume), ready for market implementation. The SCS Volume defines a standard set of requirements to enable an interoperable and scalable card and terminal infrastructure across , based on open international card standards. The six books of the SCS Volume version 7.0 cover a set of requirements applicable to card-present (face-to-face) transactions to allow investment decisions and implementation based on stable requirements.
Here you find Book 4 (Security) of the SCS Volume version 7.0
Book 4 - ‘Security’ defines requirements in order to achieve a “single common set of card security requirements and technical specifications”. The Book 4 single security requirements refer to PCI (Payment Card Industry) international card security standards. This ‘toolbox’ enables system developers and security professionals to easily identify and implement a single harmonised set of security requirements in a consistent way. card single security requirements are key to maintaining trust in card payments and to making security a pro-competitive factor to the benefit of all stakeholders in the card industry.