Cyber Security Roundup for April 2020

Cyber Security Roundup for April 2020

A roundup of UK focused Cyber and Information Security News, Blog Posts, Reports and general Threat Intelligence from the previous calendar month, March 2020.The UK went into lockdown in March due to ...

Cybersecurity Risk Management … Beyond the “Golden Period”

Where do we stand with the management of cybersecurity risk? Answer … Not in a good place. This position was further augmented upon reading an article in the January 23, 2020 Washington ...

2020 Update

Here we are in 2020, and there are many updates to go over. I plan on further postings on several of these items, and need to get back into blogging here with ...

The Role PCI-DSS Plays in Security

If your business accepts credit card payments, then you need to comply with PCI-DSS standards. PCI-DSS stands for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. These are sets of rules established to protect ...

PCI DSS Compliance Lower than Ever

In Verizon’s 2019 Payment Security Report, it was revealed that in 2018 only 36.7% of businesses are fully compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Indeed, over the ...

What Does Integrity Monitoring Have To Do With Security Anyway?

After spending several decades in this industry, I have seen growth in many different security products and in many different areas. All the while, I’ve questioned whether specific technologies were offering real ...

comforte AG to Partner with PCI Security Standards Council to Help Secure Payment Data Worldwide

—As Council's Newest Participating Organization, comforte AG to Contribute to the Development of PCI Security Standards— Wiesbaden, Germany, November 13, 2019 — comforte AG, a leading provider of enterprise data security, announced ...

3 Benefits of Taking Data Out of PCI Audit Scope

Whether your company accepts payments at a store or restaurant, sells products or services through a website, or handles monthly payment billing, you or someone at your company is most likely aware ...
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5 Trends Happening in Payments – Data Security is needed more than ever

A locally-famous Thai restaurant in San Diego County posted a message to customers requesting that they pay with a credit card, due to increased crime in their area. They would rather process ...

CCPA:  Data Privacy like GDPR; Data Security like PCI DSS

Comparisons have already been drawn about the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), calling it ‘the GDPR for California residents.’ However, drawing comparisons to PCI DSS as the title suggests may cause some ...