Strong Passwords: Payment Data Security Essential for SMBs

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 1 Nov, 2017 in Small Business and Passwords and QIR and Small Merchant Resources and Cyber Security Awareness Month
Passwords are essential for computer and payment data security. READ MORE

PCI and the Next Generation of Payment Security

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 26 Oct, 2017 in Software and Community Meetings and PCI DSS and QIR and Multi-Factor Authentication and Third Party Risk and 3DS
PCI SSC Chief Technology Officer Troy Leach talked with PCI Europe Community Meeting attendees in Ba... READ MORE

Payment Security Insights with EUCM Speaker Gary Glover

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 25 Oct, 2017 in Community Meetings and Interview and PCI DSS and QIR and QSA and Remote Access
  In this post, we get insights from Gary Glover, CISSP, QSA, PA-QSA, CISA, Vice President of Assess... READ MORE

Patching: Payment Data Security Essential for SMBs

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 18 Oct, 2017 in Small Business and Patching and QIR and Small Merchant Resources and Cyber Security Awareness Month
When businesses don’t apply software patches from vendors, they open themselves up to attacks, which... READ MORE

Insecure Remote Access: Top Risk for SMBs

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 10 Oct, 2017 in Small Business and Infographic and QIR and Small Merchant Resources and Cyber Security Awareness Month and Third Party Risk and Remote Access
Recent attack trends show that hackers are beginning to move their focus to smaller merchants that h... READ MORE

Locking Up Remote Access

Posted by PCI Security Standards Council on 15 Sep, 2017 in Software and Small Business and Point of Sale (POS) and QIR and Multi-Factor Authentication and Third Party Risk and Remote Access
An analysis of account data compromises found that insecure remote access is the #1 point of entry f... READ MORE

Council CTO on Verizon’s Payment Security Report

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 31 Aug, 2017 in Small Business and Community Meetings and Interview and QIR and Compliance and Small Merchant Resources and BAU
Verizon recently released its 2017 Payment Security Report. In advance of the upcoming North America... READ MORE

Council Adds Training to Bolster Secure Payment Application Installation

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 1 Jun, 2017 in Training and Interview and QIR and Remote Access
  In 2012 it was reported that 76% of data breaches were a result of security vulnerabilities introd... READ MORE

PA-DSS 3.2: What’s New?

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 27 May, 2016 in Interview and PCI DSS and PA-DSS and QIR and Remote Access
The Council has just released version 3.2 of the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS)... READ MORE

TEST Security: Are You Using Tested Products and Vendors?

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 23 Dec, 2015 in Small Business and Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) and Holidays and Vendors and QIR and Remote Access and Validated Payment Applications
Our 12 Days of Tips series explores how small retailers can ACT now to repel data thieves during thi... READ MORE

Be AWARE: Restricting Unauthorized Access

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 17 Dec, 2015 in Small Business and Holidays and Apps and QIR and Remote Access
Our 12 Days of Tips series explores how small retailers can ACT now to repel data thieves during thi... READ MORE

CHECK Controls: Plugging Security Holes with Patching

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 17 Dec, 2015 in Small Business and Holidays and Patching and QIR and Approved Scanning Vendors
Our 12 Days of Tips series explores how small retailers can ACT now to repel data thieves during thi... READ MORE

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