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Thieves’ Favorite Targets – Is Your Business at Risk?

Know that the most common time for an email sent with a malicious attachment is between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. Continue reading

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Maintaining Your PCI Compliance – Aiming at a Moving Target

criminal innovation continues to find new paths to circumvent even the tightest security systems Continue reading

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Changes to PCI DSS Requirements for Version 2.0

Some of the changes for firewall protection and other security concerns will be more significant for these merchants. Continue reading

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New SAQ Version 2.0 for PCI Compliance

it is imperative that you protect your cardholders’ data, both when stored and when in transit Continue reading

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Encryption of Stored Data and Data in Transit – A Must for Data Security

it may be the single most effective protection you have against loss of data from theft Continue reading

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Some Frightening Numbers Regarding Sensitive Data Breaches.

99.9% of compromised records were stolen from non-secure network servers and non PCI compliant software applications. Continue reading

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What Do I Do After My Data Security Has Been Breached? – Part VI

the preliminary forensic investigation report must be provided to the card associations within five business days of the onsite inspection Continue reading

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What Do I Do After My Data Security Has Been Breached? – Part V

If your business isn’t PCI compliant, you are playing with fire. Continue reading

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What Do I Do After My Data Security Has Been Breached? – Part IV

The expense of such all such investigative costs with be assessed to the merchant in addition to applicable fines. Continue reading

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What Do I Do After My Data Security Has Been Breached? – Part III

If you are not PCI compliant at the time of the breach, there may be other industry fines and sanctions to consider. Continue reading

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