Hacking Point of Sale

A hands-on guide to achieve better security at point of sale

Hacking Point of Sale – A must-have guide for those responsible for securing payment card transactions. Hacking Point of Sale is a book that tackles the issue of payment card data theft head on. It covers issues from how attacks are structured to the structure of magnetic strips to point-to-point encryption, and much more.

Packed with practical recommendations, it goes beyond covering PCI DSS compliance to offer real-world solutions on how to achieve better security at point of sale.

Hacking Point of Sale…

•A unique book on credit and debit card security, with an emphasis on point-to-point encryption of payment transactions (P2PE) from standards to design to application
•Explores most of the major groups of security standards applicable to point of sale, including PCI, FIPS, ANSI, EMV, and ISO
•Details how protected areas are hacked and how hackers notice vulnerabilities.
•Highlights ways of defending against attack, such as introducing cryptography to payment applications and hardening application code

An essential guide for security professionals that are charged with addressing security issues with point of sale systems.