PCI compliance News
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.
February 10, 2015
Visa and MasterCard are putting pressure on merchants to implement Chip and PIN technology, and while it will improve transaction security, it won't make PCI compliance any easier.
December 30, 2014
As PCI DSS 3.0 becomes mandatory on Jan. 1, QSAs say struggling merchants will find that a continuous approach to PCI compliance eases the long-term compliance burden.
November 12, 2014
Pain points related to finding indicators of compromise in system logs and CDE outsourcing have led to a pair of new PCI special interest groups that will begin work next year.
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A PCI gap assessment is the identification, analysis and documentation of areas of non-compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). PCI gap assessment is the first step for a merchant seeking to become PCI ... Continue Reading
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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
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The early arrival of PCI DSS 3.1 could leave organizations scrambling. The biggest change to the standard -- and the top priority for organizations -- is the end of SSL and early TLS. Continue Reading
New compliance requirements under PCI DSS version 3.0 strive to make cardholder data security part of companies' everyday business processes. 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
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The Target data breach has led legislators to reexamine retailers' data security processes. Will it lead to new consumer protection measures? Continue Reading
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Expert Mike Chapple details the PCI SSC's third-party processor rules and how to outsource card processing and stay PCI DSS compliant. Continue Reading