Sean Smith
Practice Manager, PCI Advisory Services | Optiv
Sean Smith brings over 25 years of experience in information security, architecture, risk management, compliance, governance, strategy, and executive level leadership. In Sean’s role with Optiv, he is responsible for leading Optiv’s PCI Advisory Services organization. Sean has been a QSA for over 9 years and has been working in credit card compliance since before PCI DSS version 1.0. Over the course of Sean’s tenure with Optiv he has led and delivered numerous PCI DSS assessments and vCISO engagements providing executive level strategy on cardholder compliance, information security, and risk ensuring the successful implementation of strategies that align credit card compliance and information security with client business goals.

Prior to joining Optiv, Sean has the head of information security in several level 1 merchants and service providers in healthcare, finance, and retail verticals. Sean holds many industry certifications including CISSP, CISA, QSA, ASV, Secure Software Lifecycle Assessor, and Secure Software Assessor.
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July 07, 2023

The Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) introduces new software assessment requirements. Read how to ensure compliance.