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Category Archives: Sensitive Data Storage

QSA Report Highlights- Food and Beverage Industry Top Target

If you own a restaurant that takes credit cards and you are not currently PCI compliant, you are tempting fate. Continue reading

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QSA Reports on Trends in Security and Data Breaches

The report showed that the food and beverage (restaurant) industry is still the top target for cyber theft for the second year in a row. Continue reading

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Which SAQ is Right For You? Part II

If your business accepts credit cards, you are required to be PCI compliant. Continue reading

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Which SAQ is Right For You?

There are four versions of the PCI DSS to accommodate the variety of processing methods and processing environments Continue reading

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PCI Compliance Requirements May Include Your Stored Legacy Data

You can count on thieves and hackers exploiting this oft overlooked area of stored data management. Continue reading

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Weak Online Credentials Present Vulnerability to Data Breach – Prevention Tips

Simply reading and robotically following the PCI DSS goals many not be enough. Continue reading

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Exploitation of Weak Online Account Access Credentials on the Rise

industry partners have noted the rise of a classic fraud method in which the hacker takes advantage of weak online sign in credentials Continue reading

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Cyber Theft Still on the Rise: Small Businesses at High Risk

Merchants tend to typically underestimate the risk of being breached because the only time you hear about a data breach on the news is when a large company is the victim. 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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