Tim Cormier

Director, Lab Validation Programs, PCI Security Standards Council

Mr. Cormier is a seasoned POS industry insider with over 30 years of experience. Mr. Cormier has worked with companies of all sizes across retail, banking, hospitality, and transportation sectors. He oversaw multiple client engagement projects from systems design concept to the complete rollout for all types of electronic payment solutions including Terminal Management Services, magnetic stripe, contactless, and mobile payment transactions. Prior to joining the Council, Mr. Cormier was the Director of POS Systems with Ingenico and held other engineering positions with VeriFone and Hypercom where he developed high-speed payment solutions for retailers and the bank card industry clients. Mr. Cormier has earned multiple industry designations including Certified Information Security Standards Professional (CISSP), Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWSP). He is also a U.S. AIR FORCE Veteran.

Tim Cormier's Events

Skimming Prevention, Best Practices for Merchants

Date: Tuesday, 24 October

Presented by: Tim Cormier, Director, Lab Validation Programs, PCI Security Standards Council and Dr Berny Goodheart, Manager, Lab Programs, PCI Security Standards Council

The presentation will be to highlight the information in the guide and how the guide uses real world attacks and solution to current merchant problems. The problems remain the same and the guidance document is a great resource for merchants of all sizes to provide some basic physical security procedures. The presentation would be updated to include mobile, and risks associated with those solutions. The goal is to provide education to merchants and to allow QSAs a resource to provide to their customers.