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How Does EMV Adoption Relate to PCI Compliance?

EMV improves the detection and prevention of in-store credit/debit card fraud by using the chip to generate a unique code and by requiring a second type of user authentication before the transaction is processed.

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Mitigating Privileged User Insider Threats

Before an organization can address privileged user insider threats and implement the right monitoring and mitigation best practices, it must first define the privileged user.

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How to Respond When A Security Breach Occurs

Preparation for a security breach is a vital component to mitigating cyber threats.

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What Healthcare Organizations Need to Know About PCI 3.1 Compliance for Mobile Payments

With HIPAA compliance programs in place, healthcare companies are now focusing attention towards PCI 3.1 compliance.

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Data Security: Shifting the Discussion Away from Compliance

Compliance requirements help us focus on data security because they compel us to think and act on security issues. But companies need to assume more responsibility for developing a custom-built security program that addresses their own needs.

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Verizon Study Shows Significant Gaps in PCI Compliance

Four out of five companies responsible for adhering to the PCI standards were falling below compliance at some point during the year.

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Cyber Security for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

This article will discuss a significant issue that is all too common at companies of all sizes: attacks directed at end users.

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Why government cybersecurity measures should take cues from industry-driven rules

Cybersecurity took center stage as President Obama announced plans to propose new federal information security measures.

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The Government Shouldn’t Have to Intervene in CyberSecurity

For cybersecurity professionals, it’s exciting to see our priorities receiving such prominent attention. We now look forward to potential federal actions on cybersecurity.

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PCI Version 3.0: POS Vendors and Passwords

In this article, we’re going to talk about a PCI Data Security Standards (DSS) control related to POS systems: PCI Requirement 8.5.1. And this rule impacts third parties that provide support for merchants.