PCI Data Security Standard News
August 04, 2016
Researchers at Black Hat 2016 poked holes in chip and PIN security by demonstrating simple attacks that can intercept EMV card transaction data, including CVV codes and PINs.
April 28, 2016
PCI DSS 3.2 marks the start of refining the payment data regulations, rather than minor changes, and includes requirements to strengthen encryption and multifactor authentication.
February 19, 2016
The PCI council has determined its data security standard is finally mature enough to forego significant updates, so PCI DSS 3.2 will be more of an incremental modification.
December 22, 2015
The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council unexpectedly pushed back the deadline for enterprises to migrate off of early versions of TLS.
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A privacy breach at ClixSense led to user account details being put up for sale. Expert Michael Cobb explains how companies should be held accountable for their security practices. Continue Reading
Passive man-in-the-middle attacks on PIN pads can lead to attackers stealing credit card details. Expert Nick Lewis explains how companies can mitigate these attacks. Continue Reading
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