How many fires are you putting out before your first cup of coffee? How many before lunch? Why is it that security professionals seemingly can’t start their mission until 3pm? Prioritizing which parts of your business need to be fixed first is daunting and your day is likely preempted by account lockouts, breaches...
Maintaining compliance is a difficult job -- both in scope and in practical application. Organizations need to comply with a vast array of regulations, and the number is constantly increasing. Compliance is consistently tightening; businesses and financial institutions now have to comprehend the new PCI-DSS 4.0...
Payment card security group PCI Security Standards Council has a new standard aimed at smoothing the contactless payment experience at retailers by ensuring that a single commercial device can process card data and a PIN. Consumers across the globe increasingly use contactless methods for payment.
In the latest weekly update, ISMG editors discuss how organizations can comply with the new PCI DSS 4.0 requirements, whether other countries should follow the U.S. lead on legislating software bills of materials, and key strategies for CISOs preparing for an economic downturn.
The transition to PCI DSS v4.0 is a major inflection point for the payments industry – not only does it restructure how risk is assessed, but it also provides a better foundation for meeting ongoing technical innovation. While organizations with mature programs may need comparatively little uplift, all organizations...
Software point of sale or SoftPOS is a groundbreaking technology that allows businesses to accept card payments directly on their devices without requiring any additional software. As this payment method gains widespread adoption, what does it mean for the security of our payments systems?
The global payments risk landscape has evolved dramatically during the past 2.5 years of accelerated digital transformation. Mahmoud Abdelkader, CEO of Very Good Security, outlines how these changes have affected the payments environment and how they are reflected in the latest PCI update.
The PCI Security Standards Council set (12) technical and operational requirements for use as an essential part of an organization's validation process for PCI Compliance. Download Very Good Security's (VGS) comprehensive checklist to help you expedite PCI DSS.
Check out this guide to PCI-as-a-Service and why it's killing the DIY approach. Get a detailed overview of all of the necessary steps that companies would need to take when adopting an in-house approach to PCI compliance and how PCIaaS solves these challenges. Enabling a fast, simple, and cost-effective path to PCI...
A comprehensive ebook on everything organizations need to know about PCI DSS compliance, including
a cost breakdown, a comparison of different implementation approaches, case studies, and a
checklist for evaluating potential PCI compliance assessors.
PCI DSS compliance is not simply a cost of doing business – it's a valuable security certification that comes with several essential advantages.
In this infographic, you’ll learn the benefits of establishing PCI compliance as well as the many risks that companies take when they don’t adhere to PCI...
Learn the major cost components of obtaining PCI DSS Compliance and how much organizations of different sizes should expect to pay; as well as three essential strategies for reducing (or eliminating) these expenses and how Very Good Security (VGS) can help organizations achieve all three simultaneously.
The PCI Security Standards Council on Thursday released the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard version 4.0. The latest version's improvements are intended to counter evolving threats and technologies, and the new version will enable innovative methods to combat new threats.
In this guide, we cover the importance of sensitive data and compliance for your organization when it comes to issuing payment cards. You will learn:
PCI compliance responsibilities for your card issuing business
Ways that you can retain full ownership over your data while gaining the most utility from it;...
Learn about the history of PCI DSS and what's expected with the release of PCI DSS 4.0, including:
Details on how PCI DSS has changed with each new iteration since 2004;
Information on the additional requirements of PCI 4.0 for designated entities;
Knowledge on the expected rise in adoption of the PCI...