Changes Coming to the QIR Program

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 21 Dec, 2017 in Patching and Passwords and Interview and QIR and Remote Access
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) is planning to restructure the Qualified Integrator and... READ MORE

Guidance: Multi-Factor Authentication

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 1 Dec, 2017 in Guidance and Passwords and Multi-Factor Authentication and Educational Resource and Remote Access
  Attackers continue to compromise valid user credentials to access company networks and steal payme... READ MORE

Payment Security Insights from EUCM Speaker Michael Christodoulides

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 25 Oct, 2017 in Community Meetings and Interview and Small Merchant Resources and BAU and Third Party Risk and Remote Access
  In this post, we get insights from Michael Christodoulides CISM, CISA, CRISC, Vice President, Secu... 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

Payment Security Insights with EUCM Speaker Jacob Ansari

Posted by Lindsay Goodspeed on 25 Oct, 2017 in Patching and Passwords and Malware and Skimming and Phishing and Community Meetings and Interview and Remote Access
  In this post, we get insights from Jacob Ansari, QSA (P2PE), PA-QSA (P2PE), CISSP, Director at Sch... 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

Infographic: 3 Payment Data Security Essentials SMBs Shouldn’t Ignore

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 3 Oct, 2017 in Small Business and Infographic and Patching and Passwords and Small Merchant Resources and Educational Resource and Remote Access
  Attacks on POS systems at brick-and-mortar businesses are on the rise, leading to costly payment d... 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

FAQ: Is Two-Step Authentication Acceptable for PCI DSS Requirement 8.3?

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 11 Aug, 2017 in Passwords and PCI DSS and Multi-Factor Authentication and FAQ and Remote Access
  Did you know that the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) resource on the PCI SSC website is updated ... 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

Insights from the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report

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

SMB Security Tips: Don’t Leave the Door Open for Hackers

Posted by Laura K. Gray on 9 Dec, 2016 in Small Business and Breaches and Hackers and Small Merchant Resources and SMB Series and Remote Access
  Small and medium businesses around the world are increasingly at risk for payment data theft. Near... READ MORE