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Category Archives: Wireless Technology Security

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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PCI Compliance – A New Fact of Life for Merchants

If your processor is charging you a fee for providing tools and support to necessary to obtain your PCI compliance, they are using the industry requirement as an excuse to grab an additional arbitrary amount on a monthly or annual basis. Continue reading

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Yet Another Threat to Network Security

Just don’t forget that network security and security threats are dynamic and must be continually monitored to maintain your PCI compliance. Continue reading

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New Threat Determined to Data Security: Photocopier Hard Drives

Stored images may be accessible long after scanning or copying the document. Continue reading

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Data Security Controls Required for Wireless Networks

the card associations strongly urge security controls be used on any wireless network Continue reading

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Cyber-Theft Abounds: Why do I need to be PCI compliant.

even a small scale data breach to cost $25,000 to $50,000 dollars in fines and legal fees. Continue reading

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Healthcare Merchants Lag in PCI Compliance

It’s the smaller, independent medical or dental practice that is the more likely target, and frankly, the easier pickings. Continue reading

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New Favorite Target of Hackers: Your Small Business

Think how many credit cards you processed in the last six months. Now multiply that number by $200. If you can’t afford the answer then you can’t afford not to be PCI compliant. Continue reading

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