Complete Annual Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Training

Published March 9, 2017

Complete your annual PCI training through UB Edge as required by the PCI Data Security Standards.

Who Needs to Complete This Training

The payment card industry requires all employees who process or handle payment card data to go through an annual training.

What You Will Learn

  • An overview of the payment card industry
  • Understanding your role within the university
  • Learn what card holder data is
  • The PCI regulations and requirements
  • How to protect card holder data

Who is Required to Complete the Training

Individuals who are required to complete this training will be contacted directly with instructions to complete the training and the corresponding due dates for the training to be completed.

How To Complete The Training

Complete the training following the instructions below.  Completion of the training is measured by the completion of the following:

  • Watch the Payment Card Industry (PCI) rules and standards video.
  • Score of 70% or greater on the 2017 PCI assessment quiz

Instructions for Completing the PCI Data Security Course

For State, RF and UBF Staff and Faculty

  1. Click Log in to UB EDGE button and use your UBITName and UBITName password.                         
  2. Click ME at the top left of the screen. 
  3. Find and click the title for the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Rules and Standards Training course listed on your Learning Plan. Click Enroll.  Then, click the Launch button to begin the course.  (Note: If you begin the course and need to stop, the system will keep track of where you left off) 
  4. Upon completion of the course, UB EDGE will automatically mark the course complete on your Learning Plan, which your supervisor can view, eliminating the need for you to produce a certificate as proof of completion. 
    • If you wish to print your certificate, click the Print Certificate button to the right of the course title in your Completed Learning section of your Learning Plan (please be sure pop-ups are enabled).

For State, RF and UBF Students

  1. Log on to UB Learns at ublearns.buffalo.edu using your UBIT username and password
  2. Under My Courses: Select the “Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security” course.
  3. Click to Launch the PCI Course under “1. Launch PCI Course”. A new window should open and the course should begin on its own.  The course takes between 20-30 minutes to complete.
  4. After viewing the video, complete the quiz by clicking on the “2017 PCI Assessment Quiz” link which is the second item on the UBlearns Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security course page.
  5. In the new window, click “Begin” to take the quiz. When finished click the “Save and Submit” button.
  6. You will receive the following message “Test submission confirmation: Click Cancel to return to the Test. Click OK to submit assessment” click “OK” to submit the test. You can repeat the assessment multiple times if needed.
  7. Select “2017 PCI Compliance Agreement Form” which is the third item on the UBlearns Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security course page.
  8. In the new window, click the “Begin” button.  Read the question and Select Yes or No then click the “Save and Submit” button.
  9. You will receive the following message “Test submission confirmation: Click Cancel to return to the Test. Click OK to submit assessment” click “OK” to submit.
  10. Print our confirmation page and submit to supervisor as proof of completion.
  11. You may also take the Information Security course which is referenced in the PCI course by clicking on "Optional:Information Security Course". This is the last item on the UB Learns Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security course page.
  12. Please remember to LOG OUT of the UBlearns site by clicking on the power button in the upper right hand corner when you are finished and close all UBlearns browser windows.

Interested in Taking the Training

If you are not required to take the training but are interested in taking the course please contact the expert below:

Tricia Canty

Internal Control Coordinator

Financial Compliance, Risk and Internal Controls, Financial Management

Phone: 716-645-2639

Email: Ubsd.RiskMgmt@exchmail.buffalo.edu