Glossary of Compliance

Compliance Glossary

Our list of curated compliance glossary offers everything you to know about compliance in one place.

Glossary » PCI DSS » PA DSS


Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA DSS) is a set of security requirements and assessment procedures created by PCI DSS that aims at helping software vendors develop secure payment applications to protect cardholder data and comply with PCI DSS. The standard is intended for developers and vendors who create various payment applications, such as POS systems, mobile shopping carts, money transfer software, etc., used in the payment chain. The PA DSS requirements cover various areas like encryption, safe coding practices, vulnerability management, and so on.

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