The following speakers will present at the meeting


Sessions will be presented in English and simultaneously translated into Japanese and Chinese.

Wednesday, 14 October   

7:30 - 18:30

Registration Open

7:30 - 9:00

Networking Breakfast and Vendor Showcase

Sponsored by:

Payment Brand and Council Office Hours

9:00 - 9:30

Welcome Remarks and Introductions

Presented by: Jeremy King, International Director, PCI Security Standards Council

9:30 - 10:30

Securing Payments in the Asia-Pacific Region - What You Need to Know

Presented by: Jeremy King, International Director, PCI Security Standards Council

In this session, the Council will provide an overview of what the Asia-Pacific region needs to know about securing payments now into the future.

10:30 - 11:00

Networking Break and Vendor Showcase

Payment Brand and Council Office Hours

11:00 - 12:00

Keynote Address from Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

Presented by: Riwa Sakamoto, Director, Commerce Supervisory Division, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau

Attend this session to hear the latest from METI on payment security.

12:00 - 13:00

Networking Lunch and Vendor Showcase

Sponsored by:

12:00 - 18:30

Payment Brand and Council Office Hours

13:00 - 14:30

Understanding the Threat Landscape: Securing the Payment Ecosystem

Presented by: Troy Leach, CTO, PCI Security Standards Council

In this session, hear about the latest security and technological initiatives that the Council is addressing and the meaning to you and your organisation.

14:30 - 15:00

Networking Break and Vendor Showcase

15:00 - 15:50

Innovation in the Asia-Pacific Financial Services Industry: Trends and Opportunities on the Retail Payments Market

Presented by: Eiichiro Yanagawa, Senior Analyst / Asian Financial Services group, Celent, a division of Oliver Wyman

This session will address what’s happening with the retail payments market, including a comparison of traditional payment methods vs. second-generation methods, and what’s happening with the e-commerce market and payment methods. It will conclude with thoughts about the future of innovation within the Asia-Pacific region.

16:00 - 16:50

Discover the Critical Link Between PCI DSS Compliance and Real-World Security

Presented by: Ciske van Oosten, Global Intelligence Manager, Verizon PCI Security Practice

Ciske van Oosten, the Global Intelligence Manager for PCI Security Practice at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, and lead-author of the Verizon PCI Compliance Report will explain why less than a third (28.6%) of companies were found to be still fully compliant less than a year after successful validation, and why breached companies are less likely to be found compliant. Verizon’s annual PCI Compliance Report provides an in-depth assessment of the global state of payment security. It explores the approaches that organizations take to securing the cardholder data that they hold, the use of compensating controls across the industry, and the sustainability of security controls.

17:00 - 18:30

Networking Reception and Vendor Showcase

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Thursday, 15 October


7:30 - 9:00

Networking Breakfast and Vendor Showcase

Sponsored by:

7:30 - 10:00

Registration Open

7:30 - 13:00

Payment Brand and Council Office Hours

9:00 - 9:05

Day Two Welcome Remarks

Presented by: Jeremy King, International Director, PCI Security Standards Council

9:05 - 10:00

Cyber Security Trend Annual Review 2015

Presented by: Jun Yano, Senior Security Consultant, NRI SecureTechnologies, Ltd.

By presenting analysis from the NRI SecureTechnologies, Ltd. report Cyber Security Trend Annual Review 2015, Jun Yano will help attendees discover what is essential for protecting cardholder data from attacks and how to do so effectively. The data in this report is mainly collected from Japanese organizations, but attendees from other regions can benefit from what has been learned on how to respond to attacks from the cyber world.

10:00 - 10:30

Networking Break and Vendor Showcase

Sponsored by:

10:30 - 11:15

PCI DSS for a Modern e-Commerce Company

Presented by: Marat Vyshegorodtsev, Senior TPM, Rakuten Inc.

Learn from Rakuten Inc., one of the world's leading Internet service companies, how to implement all PCI requirements within your technology stack. Attendees will hear more about the importance of PA-DSS, additional requirements for web applications, tokenization algorithms, and the security risks connected with each. This session will also address direct post vs. iframes and SAQ-A-EP and the risks related to both approaches.

11:15 - 12:00

Improving Policy-Based Security Specifications

Presented by: Gordon McIntosh, Principal Consultant, atsec Information Security

As threats continue to escalate, the risk of major data breaches increases. Continuing to rely on policies implemented by administrators will continue to allow the increasing data breaches; therefore, the paradigm must change. In this session, you will hear from an expert in Common Criteria who will provide a different viewpoint that will result in lower costs and increased security for your organization.

12:00 - 13:00

Participation Opportunity Overview and Closing Remarks

Presented by: Jeremy King, International Director, PCI Security Standards Council

In this session learn about more ways you can become involved with the Council and hear concluding remarks.

The Community Meeting concludes.

Register today to secure your spot at the 2015 Asia-Pacific Community Meeting

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Employee Education is the Best Defense for Protecting your Organization’s Data Assets.

In conjunction with the Asia-Pacific Community Meeting, four training courses are available, allowing attendees to make the most of their travel time and budgets. Internal Security Assessor and Qualified Security Assesor trainings are available in both English and Japanese. The trainings will take place at the The Westin Tokyo with the exception of PA-QSA which will take place across the street at Garden Place (directions provided upon sign up).

PA-QSA Training | 18-19 October

PA-QSA training provides you the tools to become an expert on the requirements for PA-DSS compliance and have an impact on the consistent and proper application of security measures and controls for your client’s payment applications. Enrollment is restricted to existing QSAs only.

Qualified Security Assessor Training | 20-21 October

Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) training provides instruction on how to conduct assessments of merchants, institutions and service providers who must be compliant with the PCI DSS. Japanese translation available.






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