PCI DSS News
May 01, 2015
With help from AppSense, Auto Trader UK got on the road to desktop efficiency with tools to make VDI faster and more user-friendly.
April 17, 2015
Channel partners weigh in on the state of the security landscape, which recent reports have revealed is troubled by deficient security plans and practices.
April 15, 2015
PCI DSS 3.1 grants merchants about 14 months to nix flawed SSL and TLS protocols, but demands they quickly provide detailed new documentation on how they plan to make the transition.
March 31, 2015
The PCI SSC has issued prescriptive new supplemental guidance on penetration testing in an effort to reverse current trends and improve merchant compliance.
PCI DSS Get Started
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Organizations need to review the PCI DSS 3.0 requirements and prepare for the mandatory changes coming in June 2015. Expert Mike Chapple explains how to prepare for the deadline. Continue Reading
The Verizon 2015 PCI Compliance Report cited a lack of firewall maintenance and security testing as major causes for compliances breaches. Expert Kevin Beaver offers tips to successfully manage these tasks. Continue Reading
Take this quiz to test your knowledge of abbreviations related to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Continue Reading
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When plotting out your VMware environment, think about using PCI DSS requirements to secure data in a virtual machine. Continue Reading
App attacks are multiplying. But before you buy a Web application firewall, learn about WAF technology and how it protects your apps. Continue Reading
PCI DSS audits are sure to include a look at Shellshock mitigation. Expert Mike Chapple discusses how organizations can prepare. Continue Reading
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A new PCI Special Interest Group document gives advice to enterprises on staying PCI DSS compliant after audits. Expert Mike Chapple highlights the key takeaways. Continue Reading
Mainframe security is a largely overlooked topic by QSAs assessing compliance with PCI DSS, but expert Mike Villegas explains why enterprises can't ignore the key security controls to ensure mainframe compliance. Continue Reading
Disaster recovery takes many forms: natural disasters that knock out data centers, data that's lost in transit, nefarious employees who abscond with proprietary company information. And those are all operational hazards, to be sure, but sometimes disaster response and recovery is more than that. Sometimes, DR has life-or-death stakes, with the CIO playing a leading role in sifting through the chaos and keeping employees safe.
In our first piece in this issue of Modern Infrastructure: CIO Edition, CIO expert Harvey Koeppel recounts his fears, but also his swift response and communication, when terrorism stuck his institution. In our second piece, CTO Niel Nickolaisen explains how he matter-of-factly told new CFO that IT should not, in fact, be the ultimate owner of disaster recovery efforts. In our third piece, Rich Licato, a chief information security executive, provides six steps toward building an enterprise risk management program that pegs both common risks and countermeasures to take. Continue Reading
Problem Solve PCI DSS Issues
We’ve gathered up expert advice and tips from professionals like you so that the answers you need are always available.
Securing credit card data -- both online and at brick-and-mortar stores -- requires security measures beyond those mandated by PCI DSS. Expert Philip Alexander outlines six out-of-band security controls to consider. Continue Reading
Organizations must confront threats like Backoff malware to their point-of-sale systems. This guide reviews the POS malware dangers out there and offers remediation tactics. Continue Reading
When new vulnerabilities arise in your data center, you may surprise yourself at how staying creative and adaptable can sometimes reveal the best solution to the problem. Continue Reading