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Secure Software Framework (SSF) Assessments (PA-DSS Assessment)

Secure Software Framework (SSF) Assessments (PA-DSS Assessment)

Get SSF compliant on time and on budget

SSF Assessment Overview

The Secure Software Framework (SSF) has replaced the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS). The new framework currently consists of two new standards, the Software Security Standard and the Secure Software Lifecycle (SLC). SecurityMetrics Assessors are qualified to help you certify your applications using the Software Security Standard and to certify your development processes with the SLC standard. 

Get A Comprehensive Audit

Secure your peace of mind with an assessment that is done correctly the first time. SecurityMetrics Secure Software Assessors help you reach compliance goals by truly securing your cardholder data environment. By becoming compliant, you will demonstrate to acquiring banks, payment card brands, and merchants that you take protecting their data seriously.

Lean On A Team Of Experienced Assessors

SecurityMetrics assessors identify vulnerabilities in your applications and help improve their security. Your audit experience will be efficient and tailored to your needs. SecurityMetrics Assessors use their technical expertise and streamlined process to reduce the time it takes for an assessment to be performed. You will also benefit from a team of trusted assessors who will help you step-by-step, answering any questions you may have.

Receive A Detailed Checklist

SecurityMetrics Assessors have an in-depth understanding of SSF, effective SSA and SLC assessment methods, and superior customer support. SecurityMetrics Assessors give you a remediation checklist that helps you:

  • Understand requirements
  • Meet compliance deadlines to avoid fines
  • Remediate system compliance breakdowns
  • Test processes, software, and documentation for weaknesses
  • Develop secure practices through advice from an experienced assessor
  • Validate compliance with SSA and/or SLC requirements

Reasons To Use SecurityMetrics For Your SSA & SLC Audits

Remediation Assistance

SecurityMetrics doesn't just tell you if your payment application is compliant. Assessors work with you to patch non-compliant items and help guide your payment platform into SSF compliance.


Complete Audit Solution A Network Of Expertise

SecurityMetrics assessors are centrally located, which allows them to share and learn from each other while also promoting collaboration within other security departments such as Forensics and Penetration Testing.

Cost Reduction

SecurityMetrics assessors help you understand the most effective way to build and support payment systems, arrange sensitive data touchpoints to minimize SSF workload, and create a more efficient process to reduce overall cost.

Assigned Dedicated Assessor

Unlike other vendors that rely on assembly line assessments passed from auditor to auditor, SecurityMetrics assigns your organization a dedicated assessor to provide expert guidance during your validation efforts.

Straightforward Pricing

SecurityMetrics pricing is simple–your scope is evaluated based on your needs, giving you a custom quote to avoid unnecessary add-on charges.


Request a Quote for SSF Audit

Work with experienced SSF Auditors to get a timely and stress-free assessment. 

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