As you may know, the State of Delaware is required to complete Annual PCI (Payment Card Industry) Compliance. This process aims to ensure that all transactions completed by residents and the state are secure and efficient, and
will require your action.
To ensure PCI Compliance, all state agencies that accept credit cards as payment from the public and other external entities will work with the Office of the State Treasurer and our vendor to complete a self-assessment questionnaire about current practices in August. Compliance will require some departments to complete a network scan by this date as well, and you will be notified if that is the case. These questionnaires will be easy to complete through an online portal to be shared in the future. This will be an
Additionally, departments will be asked to submit a list of current credit card terminals to the Office of the State Treasurer by
August 31, 2019.
Through taking these proactive steps together, we can guard against payment security threats both to our government as a whole, to each of our departments, and to our residents.