Visa said on Tuesday that it is rolling out a new service for acquirers and their merchants that will better secure payment card data. The service, Visa Merchant Data Secure with Point-to-Point Encryption, will be fully available to customers by early 2013.
Senate may begin voting on amendments that have been added to the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 on Thursday or Friday, but some of the amendments have nothing to with the topic on hand, including proposed gun and abortion laws.
The Cyber Threat Analysis Service (C-TAS) will provide up-to-date threat intelligence and vulnerability research affecting the health care industry, the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) said.
How does a merchant or service provider know if they are required to be PCI DSS certified and what initial steps can they undertake in order to get on their way to PCI DSS 2.0 compliance? This can be a long and complicated process, but here are some tips to help you get started.
Once a Software Vendor discovers that their software has been pirated, the gut reaction is to put an immediate stop to it. If piracy is discovered, it’s best to react, but don’t overreact. Be proactive, yet patient.
Modern data centers are undergoing a transformation driven by trends such as virtualization, green IT, endpoint growth and externalization, resulting in new risks that demand renewed attention to data center security. So what steps can data center architects take to help protect the modern data center in the face of these risks?
Organizations that accept and manage credit cardholder data within a virtual environment must understand new guidance pertaining to virtual environments coming from the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Council
A look at the some of the existing regulations and why these haven’t been a driving force for organizations to improve security for their websites. We don’t necessarily need another new regulation but it’s time to update all the old standards to provide more clarity and enforcement guidelines around protecting Web infrastructure.
We all have compliance issues. Compliance with HIPAA. Compliance with HITECH. Compliance with PCI. These are all well-defined regulations and standards that we should be able to understand quite easily. Compliance is easy.
Not all retailers find the prospect of a hefty price tag reason enough to invest in securing customer data. Luckily for consumers, there is an even more compelling reason to protect customer data - regulations.