Microsoft Download Center Archive

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Compliance Planning Guide

  • Published:
  • Version: 1.2
  • Category: Document
  • Language: English

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Compliance Planning Guide is designed to help organizations meet Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) requirements.

  • The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Compliance Planning Guide version 1.2 is targeted for merchants that accept payment cards, financial institutions that process payment card transactions, and service providers—third-party companies that provide payment card processing or data storage services. IT solutions for each of these groups must meet all PCI DSS requirements. The guide is intended to augment the IT Compliance Management Guide, which introduces a framework-based approach to creating IT controls as part of your efforts to comply with multiple regulations and standards. This guide also describes Microsoft products and technology solutions that you can use to implement a series of IT controls to help meet PCI DSS requirements, and many other regulatory obligations.
    Release Notes:
    • Version 1.0 was released July 9, 2007
    • New in version 1.2:
      Guide updated for PCI DSS standards 1.2
      Updates to all identified Microsoft products and version
    To read an overview of this accelerator online at TechNet click here.

    Send questions or feedback to us directly at [email protected].


Status: Live

This download is still available on The downloads below will come directly from the Microsoft Download Center.

FileSHA1 HashSize
PCI_DSS_Compliance_Planning_Guide.docxfb0162dad2da888e64170e77d9a1db4b8e0a899b159 KB

File sizes and hashes are retrieved from the Wayback Machine’s indexes. They may not match the latest versions of files hosted on Microsoft servers.

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Installation Instructions

    1. Click the Download button at the top of the page to start the download.
    2. Save the .zip file to your preferred location on your computer.

Related Resources