Posts Tagged ‘Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard’

Bestselling Books at Infosecurity 2014

by Lewis Morgan @ITG It has now been a week since Infosecurity Europe 2014. This year was my first at Infosec, and I found it to be one of the most interesting and diverse events I have ever been to. During my short time on the IT Governance stand, I spoke to several people who […]

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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 […]

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PCI Risk Assessment Tips Offered

  Council Issues Guidelines to Address Security Shortcomings In its just-released guidelines for ongoing risk assessments, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council notes three specific areas for improvement. The guidelines, which are intended for any organization that handles credit or debit card data, offer specific recommendations for risk assessments, such as how to create […]

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PCI view of Risk Assessment

  Organizations that need to comply with PCI-DSS need to create their own risk assessment methodology that works for their specific business needs, according to a new report by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). PCI Risk Assessment Special Interest Group says When developing their own risk assessment methodology, organizations may consider adapting an industry-standard methodology […]

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PCI SSC releases highlights for 2.0 changes

Image by purpleslog via Flickr PCI SSC has pre-announced the summary of changes for expected PCI 2.0 in October 2010. Based on summary report most of the changes are clarification or guidance. According to Bob Russo, general manager of the PCI Security Standards Council. “This version is 2.0, and the connotation is that there will be […]

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Taking Credit Card Security Seriously

Image by Getty Images via Daylife PCI DSS v1.2: A Practical Guide to Implementation By David F. Carr @ Forbes The easiest way for small businesses to address the information security requirements imposed by credit card companies is the wrong way. I’m talking about lying and praying. In 2004 the major credit card companies got […]

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Mary’s Pizza hit by hackers

Image by purpleslog via Flickr There is a big misconception out there that PCI DSS compliance does not apply to us, we are relatively small company The fact is PCI DSS must be met by all organizations that transmit, process or store payment card data. Also business owner want to know what is ROI on […]

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2010 Compliance Laws

Image by purpleslog via FlickrIn 2010 there will be two important compliance laws introduced which will affect the majority of North American organizations and many global organization too. 45 US States followed California when they introduced “SB1386“, the Security Breach Information Act, which has specific and restrictive privacy breach reporting requirements. From the 1st January […]

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Hackers steal credit-card numbers from restaurant customers

Here we have another unnecessary credit card data breach in a small organization which resulted in a loss of customers data demonstrating poor baseline security of small organization in this case a restaurant. Small organizations are not ready for PCI Compliance. Checkout why PCI Compliance is essential and why small merchants have to comply. Review […]

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