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Eric Smothers

Principal Consultant, North America RMG PCI Services

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Eric Smothers has 17 years of experience as an IT professional covering diverse platforms and security issues and is currently a Principal Security Consultant for PSC, Inc. (part of NCC Group).

With a wide range of skills and experiences that enable him to perform in multiple roles, he is experienced in working with banking, retail and technology organizations in evaluating their information security risk management programs through business security assessments as well as leading technical compliance assessments using the PCI DSS, NIST CSF, CCPA and the CIS top-20 control standards.

He joined PSC in April 2010 and since then has performed hundreds of formal PCI DSS Reports on Compliance (ROC) assessments, readiness assessments for multiple level-1 retailers, banks, issuers, financial institution servicers, managed hosting providers, data centers, call centers, credit bureaus, payment gateways, and other payment card industry service providers. Clients include the world's largest provider of information technology services to the financial services industry, largest provider of money orders and money transfers, as well as the #1 finance and accounting/accounts receivable global BPO provider.