Patrick Watson is an Application Security Architect specializing in electronic payment systems. He joined Radiant Systems, later acquired by NCR Corporation, to build payment middleware for point of sale suites. Working with over 50 payment processor interfaces, primarily in the petroleum market, Patrick has designed and implemented many of the security systems protecting your credit card and personal data. No stranger to PA-DSS and PCI DSS, he continues to champion security beyond compliance. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology in addition to CISSP, CSSLP, and CIPP/US certifications.