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Category Archives: Sensitive Data Storage

PCI DSS and the Target security breach—What it means for small business

By our count, there are six potential areas where Target could have opened the door for hackers and criminals to get their hands on your sensitive card data. While this is the first data breach in a while, it will certainly not be the last.If Target had followed the PCI DSS standards, then it is clear that their data would not have been compromised. Continue reading

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PCI Compliance – Go Beyond What Is Required.

Don’t concentrate so hard on being PCI compliant with regard to your business that you ignore all of the other aspects of computer and internet security for yourself Continue reading

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PCI Compliance – Protection for All

It’s not just about you and your business, but about all businesses and consumers that process or use credit cards. Continue reading

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PCI Compliance and Assessment of Risk

statistically, driving is far more risky than swimming in the ocean where sharks and other predators live. Continue reading

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PCI Compliance – Protection Should be Free

the basics of security should not cost anything but the time needed to implement the necessary procedures and safeguards Continue reading

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PCI Compliance for Everyone’s Data Security

If your customers don’t trust you or feel that working with you is risky, they won’t be customers very long. Continue reading

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PCI Compliance in a World of Fraudsters

Only when I thought about it later did I realize that the woman was trying to scam me into giving her cash which she would have then pocketed Continue reading

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Breach Liability Assessment

there is no absolute and infallible protection for any data network Continue reading

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Why Won’t Merchants Take Security Seriously?

an average loss per incident of $240 for consumers victimized by fraud Continue reading

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The PCI DSS Can’t Be Ignored

. If you aren’t PCI compliant, you are putting your customers at needless risk, and there by your business as well. Continue reading

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