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May 05, 2016
Details surrounding the updated Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard show that version 3.2 includes new multifactor authentication and encryption requirements. Also in recent GRC news: SEC ...
February 05, 2016
The U.S. Securities and Exchange commission announced last week that global banks Barclays and Credit Suisse would pay a record total of more than $154 million to settle allegations over "dark ...
January 07, 2016
Despite several HIPAA violations, recent data analysis found U.S. healthcare providers such as CVS and the VA face few punitive actions. Also in recent GRC headlines: Companies have two more years ...
October 02, 2015
News roundup: Despite a low adoption rate going into the liability shift, many in the industry are optimistic about the future of EMV use. Plus: TrueCrypt flaws; AWS crypto keys stolen; women in infosec.
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Merchant levels are used by the payment card industry (PCI) to determine risk levels and determine the appropriate level of security for their businesses. Specifically, merchant levels determine the amount of assessment and security validation that ... Continue Reading
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance is adherence to the set of policies and procedures developed to protect credit, debit and cash card transactions and prevent the misuse of cardholders' personal information. Continue Reading
The FTC (Federal Trade Commission) is a United States federal regulatory agency designed to monitor and prevent anticompetitive, deceptive or unfair business practices. Continue Reading
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Enterprise compliance can be a burden to manage, which is where a PCI ISA can be helpful. Expert Mike Chapple explains how a PCI Internal Security Assessor helps with security. Continue Reading
Merchants that sell at off-site venues need to take extra care to follow PCI compliance standards. Expert Mike Chapple discusses how organizations can do this. Continue Reading
The FTC's order for PCI DSS compliance assessments is odd since PCI isn't a government regulation. Expert Mike Chapple explains the motivation driving this order. Continue Reading
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Constantly evolving regulations can cause confusion for security officers, but sometimes, there is process overlap. Here's how achieving compliance with PCI DSS can help meet GDPR mandates. Continue Reading
Corporate data protection requirements are complex, but determining a company's unique GRC needs is an essential first step to information security. Continue Reading
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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In this Q&A, learn how increasingly sophisticated cyberthreats should influence organizations' information protection and PCI security strategy. Continue Reading
The Target data breach has led legislators to reexamine retailers' data security processes. Will it lead to new consumer protection measures? Continue Reading
In this tip, learn how the proliferation of mobile devices in the workplace forces companies to reexamine their regulatory compliance processes. Continue Reading