Tag: Security

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 […]

Part 2: Road Map to PCI

This month we take a look at the second requirement to Building and Maintaining a Secure Network: Changing vendor-supplied defaults for system passwords and other security parameters. As always, if you have any questions about PCI or the best practices contained in our Road Map series let us know. […]

360 Degrees of PCI

We can’t talk about the importance of security enough. Protecting card data is imperative, and when you meet the Payment Card Industry security requirements you build donor trust along with your reputation. MasterCard has put together some great resources that cover[…]