December 29, 2014 Added by:PCI Guru
When Visa and MasterCard trotted out their security standards back in 2002 and 2003, the large eCommerce merchants that got to see them complained that they were too much. Fast forward more than a decade and we still hear complaints that the PCI standards are too much.
December 05, 2014 Added by:Paul Lipman
The cloud has been widely hailed as the most disruptive force in modern business. Indeed, the world is in the midst of fundamentally profound transformations, enabled by the cloud, in the ways in which we access and interact with data and applications. Unfortunately, the security industry has not kept pace with these transformational trends, necessitating an equally profound change in the way we s...
December 03, 2014 Added by:Steve Durbin
Despite the undeniable corporate and consumer interest, the security and privacy implications of cloud and mobile connected devices are concerning many security professionals. Countless organizations are still playing catch up – Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) polices are only starting to be embedded, reviewed and updated. IT departments are overwhelmed with the amount of devices entering the workp...
October 13, 2014 Added by:PCI Guru
It has been an interesting time as the December 31, 2014 deadline approaches and version 2 of the PCI DSS comes to its end of life. I have started to notice that there are a lot of security professionals and others that are closet lawyers based on the discussions I have had with some of you regarding compliance with the PCI DSS.
October 01, 2014 Added by:PCI Guru
Organizations are finally realizing that the only way they are ever going to feel secure is to embed security controls in their everyday business processes and make sure that they periodically assess that those controls are working.
September 24, 2014 Added by:Tripwire Inc
You may find this surprising… 18 months is a year and a half of attackers wandering around, looting sensitive data while remaining undetected.
September 22, 2014 Added by:Cyphort
After the first major success of POS malware breaching Target Corporation in November 2013 occurred, the number of POS device infections in the wild skyrocketed.
September 18, 2014 Added by:PCI Guru
The title of this post sounds like the start of one of those bad jokes involving the changing of light bulbs. But this is a serious issue for all organizations because, in today’s regulatory environment, it can be a free for all of audit after audit after assessment after assessment.
September 08, 2014 Added by:Stefano Mele
Since February 2013, industrial stakeholders (final users, vendors, integrators, professional organizations, etc.) and French governmental entities have been working together as part of a working group, lead by ANSSI, which aims at elaborating concrete and practical proposals to improve the cybersecurity of critical infrastructures.
August 27, 2014 Added by:Tripwire Inc
According to the Secret Service, Backoff malware has affected an additional 1,000 businesses, hit by the same type of cyberattack that stole the personal information of millions of Target customers last year. “
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