PCI Security Welcomes Geoff Forsyth to Board of Advisors

PCI Security Standards Council welcomes PCI Pal CISO, Geoff Forsyth, to its Board of Advisors

PCI Pal is pleased to announce that its Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Geoff Forsyth, has been appointed to the 2023-2025 PCI Security Standards Council Board of Advisors.

The Board of Advisors represents PCI SSC Participating Organizations worldwide to ensure global industry involvement in the development of PCI Security Standards and programs. PCI Pal’s Geoff Forsyth is one of 52 board members to join the PCI Security Standards Council in its efforts to secure payment data globally. As strategic partners, board members bring industry, geographical and technical insight to PCI SSC plans and projects.

The PCI Security Standards Council is a global organisation responsible for developing and maintaining the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and other important payment security standards. The Council’s Board of Advisors is comprised of individuals who have deep expertise in payment security and related fields, and who are committed to advancing the Council’s mission of protecting payment card data worldwide.

Geoff has almost 30 years of experience in the IT and security industries, and has served as CISO of PCI Pal since 2019. In this role, he is responsible for the overall information security and regulatory compliance of the organisation’s global services including legal compliance, IT systems risk analysis, incident response planning and business continuity management.

Geoff Forsyth, said,

“I am honoured to have been appointed to the PCI Security Standards Council Board of Advisors,”

“I look forward to working with my fellow Board members to help the Council achieve its mission of protecting payment card data worldwide. I believe that by working together, we can continue to improve payment security standards and ensure that businesses and consumers can transact with confidence.”

Lance J. Johnson, PCI SSC Executive Director,  said:

“The Board of Advisors provides industry expertise and perspectives that influence and shape the development of PCI Security Standards and programmes.”

“We look forward to working with PCI Pal in our efforts to help organizations secure payment data globally.”




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. Connect with the PCI SSC on LinkedIn.

For additional information on The PCI Security Standards Council visit their Website

PCI Pal® is a leading provider of SaaS solutions that empower companies to take payments securely, adhere to strict industry governance, and remove their business from the significant risks posed by non-compliance and data loss.  Using patented technology, its mission is to safeguard reputation and trust by providing customers with secure payment solutions for any business communications environment including voice, chat, social, email, and contact centre.  PCI Pal is integrated to, and resold by, some of the worlds’ leading business communications vendors, as well as major payment service providers. PCI Pal products can be used by any size organisation globally, and it is proud to work with some of the largest and most respected brands in the world.

For additional information on PCI Pal view their Company Profile

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