Welcome to the PCI DSS Training Page!

This training is applicable to all campus personnel who have access to credit card information. Throughout this training, the term “Employee” is expanded to include anyone who has access to credit card information working in any capacity for Middlebury including:

  • Staff
  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Administrators
  • Temporary employees
  • Contractors
  • Volunteers

Note:  The term "merchant" refers to any campus unit or department which accepts credit cards for payment - either in person, via the web or through a third party service provider.

Security is Everyone's Responsibility!

It is important for each of us to be aware of the increasing security risks to our increasingly connected lives. From laptops and tablets to smartphones and wearable technology, and 24/7 access to our personal data, the risk of sensitive information being exposed is very real.

  • Be Data Aware
  • Protect Your Device
  • Use Strong & Unique Passwords or Passphrases
  • Use Multi-Factor Authentication when available check Your Social Media Settings
  • Educate Yourself - Stay informed about the latest technology trends and security issues such as malware and phishing. Visit for more information. For targeted training visit: .
  • Get Trained Contact ITS – Information Security at to set up a training session for your department.

Instructions for training and certification:

  1. Read the PCI - Middlebury PCI Policy for Accepting Credit Card and eCommerce Payments.
  2. Agents of the College entering payment card data into a card-present device must read on Skimming Prevention and Physical Security.
  3. Information Technology Services staff must also read the PCI Written Information Security Policy (PCI WISP).

Click here to read, and electronically sign, the PCI Security Awareness and Confidentiality Agreement.


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