PCI SSC Guidance for Merchants on PCI DSS

The PCI Security Standards Council, a global, open industry standards body providing management of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), PCI PIN Entry Device (PED) Security Requirements and the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS), today released a new resource to promote card data security through adoption…

PCI DSS compliance and Password policy

Usernames and passwords is still the major method of authenticating users to the systems. It would be difficult to find someone without a user name and password in the workplace. In addition, personal usernames and passwords often come into picture when people access various websites and private emails. Proper use…

Cloud solutions & PCI DSS Compliance

Businesses are increasing its dependence on cloud computing solutions. PCI DSS compliance is often a concern for many organizations when considering cloud or virtualized solutions. As mentioned in one of my earlier post, If you do not store cardholder data in public cloud, then it is possible to reach compliance…