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  • March 03, 2015 03 Mar'15

    Amid Apple Pay fraud, banks scramble to fix Yellow Path process

    Banks are rushing to fix sloppy authentication processes at the heart of rising Apple Pay fraud. Experts also worry about potential fraud with other mobile payment systems.

  • February 20, 2015 20 Feb'15

    Maintaining vendor trust proves tough for Lenovo, Microsoft

    News roundup: Amid hidden add-ons, discontinued services and walled gardens, vendor trust proves elusive for several high-profile tech firms. Plus: Evidence ties North Korea to Sony Pictures hack; card brands boost cybersecurity; and cookies that ...

  • February 13, 2015 13 Feb'15

    Security information sharing: A double-edged sword

    News roundup: While data sharing can boost intelligence and improve security, recent events show the benefits don't always outweigh the pitfalls. Plus: Chip-enabled POS systems coming quickly; MongoDB databases exposed; sophisticated phishing scams.

  • February 10, 2015 10 Feb'15

    Will Chip and PIN technology boost payment card transaction security?

    Visa and MasterCard are putting pressure on merchants to implement Chip and PIN technology, and while it will improve transaction security, it won't make PCI compliance any easier.

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  • How to meet PCI DSS requirement 6.6 and keep down costs

    PCI DSS requirement 6.6 demands application security compliance through one of two options: an application firewall or a code review. Expert Mike Chapple analyzes which is the better option for cost efficiency. Continue Reading

  • cardholder data environment (CDE)

    A cardholder data environment or CDE is a computer system or networked group of IT systems that processes, stores and/or transmits cardholder data or sensitive payment authentication data, as well as any component that directly connects to or ... Continue Reading

  • cardholder data (CD)

    Cardholder data (CD) refers to the primary account number (PAN) of a payment card belonging to a cardholder, along with any of the following data types: cardholder name, expiration date or service code (a three- or four-digit number coded onto the ... Continue Reading

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