Payment data security News
April 18, 2014
Sophisticated malware was behind the Michaels breach that resulted in three million compromised payment cards, according to the crafts retailer.
March 12, 2014
Physicians' Medicare payment data, once completely private, can now be accessed by way of a formal request to CMS.
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Just because data is secure does not mean it's compliant, and vice versa. In this tip, learn how to strike the right compliance and security balance. Continue Reading
Tokenization is the process of replacing sensitive data with unique identification symbols that retain all the essential information about the data without compromising its security. Continue Reading
PAN (primary account number) truncation is a technology that prevents most of the digits in a credit card, debit card or bank account number from appearing on printed receipts issued to customers... (Continued) Continue Reading
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Enterprise authentication practices are plagued with problems. IAM expert Michele Chubirka examines whether the FIDO Alliance can offer solutions. Continue Reading
Testing a payment gateway is similar to testing other features; however, security testing plays an obviously important role. Expert John Overbaugh explains. Continue Reading
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Moving to cloud is a multi-step process, says PayPal's Saran Mandair. With new technologies hitting the market, enterprise IT must know its motives. Continue Reading
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Mike Chapple offers four possible reasons why some merchants still store unencrypted credit card data after years of PCI DSS compliance requirements. Continue Reading
PCI DSS does a good job of making sure credit card data in persistent storage is secure, however, such data in non-persistent storage -- such as files stored temporarily in memory -- can still be vulnerable to compromise, particularly via memory-scraping malware. Learn more about this threat. Continue Reading
What do Visa's PAN truncation guidelines mean for merchants and their acquiring banks? Security experts Ed Moyle and Diana Kelley provide analysis. Continue Reading