Hacking is an Industry – The Cybersecurity Skills Pipeline is not Strong Enough to Keep it at Bay

Posted by Mauro Lance on 25 Apr, 2017 in Training and Hackers and QSA
  Hackers are proactive, relentless and constantly testing ways to exploit payment data for financial gain. If there is a chink in your company’s armor, they will go out of their way to find it, infiltrate it and extract whatever they can find that is of value.
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Your Smart Home – A Hacker’s Playground?

Posted by Jeremy King on 18 Apr, 2017 in Breaches and PCI SSC and IoT
  The truly smart home is closer than we think. A world where the toaster talks to the kettle, and t... READ MORE

Insights from a PCI Forensic Investigator

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 12 Apr, 2017 in Breaches and Interview and PCI SSC and PFI
  At the PCI Acquirer Forum in Las Vegas on 9 May, PCI Forensic Investigator (PFI) Tom Arnold, Payme... READ MORE

Making Payments Safer with PCI P2PE Solutions

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 11 Apr, 2017 in Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) and Interview
  Point-to-point encryption (P2PE) protects cardholder data from cybercriminals by encrypting data f... READ MORE

Insights from the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 29 Mar, 2017 in Interview and MEAF and Third Party Risk
  In this post, we get insights from Chris Novak, Global Director of Verizon Enterprise Solutions. H... READ MORE

Minding the Cybersecurity Gap: New Associate QSA Program

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 29 Mar, 2017 in Interview and PCI SSC and QSA
  At the PCI Middle East and Africa Forum in Cape Town, the PCI SSC announced plans to evolve the PC... READ MORE

Foregenix CEO on State of Payments in the African Region

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 23 Mar, 2017 in Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) and Interview and MEAF
  In this post, we get insights from Andrew Henwood CEO, Foregenix. He will present Local is Lekker:... READ MORE

Making a Global Impact: Shaping Payment Security in 2017

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 15 Mar, 2017 in Interview and Board of Advisors
  The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) recently announced the election period for the next P... READ MORE

How the SHA-1 Collision Impacts Security of Payments

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 14 Mar, 2017 in Guidance and Encryption and PTS POI
Recently, Google and CWI Institute in Amsterdam announced that they successfully created a “hash col... READ MORE

Making a Global Impact: Cartes Bancaires

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 20 Feb, 2017 in Interview and Board of Advisors
  The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) recently announced the nomination period for the next... READ MORE

Special Interest Group Q&A on E-Commerce Best Practices

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 15 Feb, 2017 in eCommerce and SIGs
The Council just published Best Practices for Securing E-commerce which educates merchants on accept... READ MORE

Making a Global Impact: Wells Fargo

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 13 Feb, 2017 in Interview and Board of Advisors
  The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) recently announced the nomination period for the next... READ MORE