GOV.UK Pay gets Payment Card Industry (PCI) accreditation

Image with 'PCI DSS Compliance written on it, with the 'Done' printed through the middle'

GOV.UK Pay is now compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. This means GOV.UK Pay can process credit and debit card payments on behalf of government and wider public sector organisations. Till Wirth and Rory Smith talk about the team's approach to security in the context of agile software development and continuous delivery.

Partners in research

Photo of GDS' user testing lab

Dominic Hey (Ministry of Justice) and David Ware (Government Digital Service) spotted an opportunity to pool resources and partner up on user research. They recently held the first joint usability session, with members of both teams observing.