Tag: PCI Compliance

Part 7: Road Map to PCI

Documentation is an incredibly valuable and often times required step for ensuring compliance with the PCI DSS. At times documenting processes or procedures can be time consuming, luckily documenting user privileges for systems that touch your card data environment is a fairly simple process. […]

Part 6: Road Map to PCI

Ensuring that you develop and maintain secure systems and applications is critical to ensuring the security of cardholder data when transactions flow through your processing methods. It is also very important to remember that this requirement applies to ALL systems and applications within your card data environment…

Part 4: Road Map to PCI

Welcome back to another installment of our series on the PCI Data Security Standards: “Encrypt transmission of cardholder data and sensitive information across open public networks.” This month we will take a look at the fourth requirement your organization needs to follow in order to meet the PCI DSS. […]

Takeaways from the Target Breach

In what could be the largest breach to date, Target announced that thieves were able to compromise data for some 70 million people and approximately 40 million credit and debit card accounts. The data was exposed for transactions made between November 27 and December 15, 2013. The breach is believed[…]

Password Security

Passwords have become part of everyday life in the Internet. You need passwords for banking, email access, e-commerce, social media, and most websites where your private data may be stored or tracked. So how do you make sure you have set up your accounts with secure passwords that you […]

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