Tomás Perlines

Head of Payment Security, Schwarz IT KG

Tomás Perlines is acting as Head of Schwarz IT Payment Security since January 2016, leading the PCI DSS Compliance Programme and Payment Security Consultancy throughout the Schwarz Retail Group and its subsidiaries, among them being Lidl and Kaufland. Before, he was acting as an Information Security Officer for Lidl Spain, a subsidiary of SCHWARZ Retail Group. Tomás holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications from Technology University – RWTH Aachen, Germany.

Tomás Perlines's Events

Make Your Voice Heard - A Panel Discussion

Date: Tuesday, 18 October

Moderated by: Mark Meissner, SVP, Education & Engagement Officer, PCI Security Standards Council

Panelists: Oscar Covers, Chairman of the security working group of the European Card Payment Association (ECPA SWG), European Card Payment Association (ECPA); Gert Huizinga, Senior Consultant Card Solutions, ING; Jeremy King, Regional, VP, EMEA, PCI Security Standards Council; Tomás Perlines, Head of Payment Security, Schwarz IT KG and Marie-Christine Vittet, VP Compliance, Accor

There are so many ways to engage with the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). In this panel discussion, you will hear from PCI SSC Board of Advisors (BoA) members and active community members about the various ways they have engaged with the PCI SSC and how payment stakeholders can have a profound impact on the payment security industry. You will also learn how you can make your voice heard. If you are in the payments industry, you will want to hear this panel and then make your plan to get more involved!

Transitioning to PCI DSS v4.0 at a Large European Merchant

Date: Thursday, 20 October

Presented by: Tomás Perlines, Head of Payment Security, Schwarz IT KG

Schwarz Group is the leading European retailer providing card payments via multiple payment channels throughout its subsidiaries, among them being the retail brands Lidl and Kaufland with more than 12.000 locations. Transitioning to PCI DSS v4.0 raises a challenge for all operational payment channels. We will outline how we manage the route to PCI DSS v4.0 using a standardised approach with the support of innovative technologies.