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8 Recent PCI Changes You Don’t Want to Miss!

 

May 26, 2016

 

 

It's that time of year again… time for the PCI Council to flip the industry on its head and create a lot of buzz around the new changes within the PCI Security Standard. So, what’s new?

Well, according the powers that be, don’t expect version 4.0 to be out anytime soon. In fact, most changes to the Standard (for the foreseeable future) will be incremental in nature. Thus, we are presented with PCI DSS 3.2. That’s good news for the industry… right?

Let’s take a look at 8 of the most impactful changes within the newest version of the Standard that you don’t want to miss:

    • Service providers must document and maintain a description of their architecture as it relates to cryptographic functions. (PCI DSS – 3.5)
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Topics: PCI, MERCHANTS, PCI DSS,, PCI COMPLIANCE, PCI DSS 3.2, SERVICE PROVIDERS, PCI SECURITY STANDARD

Has PCI Got You Down?

 

April 21, 2016

 

 

It's a great morning, the sun is shining, you have an awesome career in information technology/security and life is good. You arrive at work to find a new project on your desk. Your business minded company executive has decided that your company needs to become PCI compliant! Ominous background music plays as the clouds roll in and you ponder if you need to make a career change.

You can spell PCI, and perhaps you even know what PCI stands for, but your knowledge of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) is very limited. Your spare time is even more limited and you’ve got to make this a successful project so that you can maintain your good standing as the subject matter expert in the company. So, what do you do?

Like any technology expert worth their salt, you head over to your extensive research library, also known as the Internet, and begin to research what PCI DSS is all about. 

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Topics: Cardholder Data, PCI, Data Security Standard, DSS, Payment Card Industry, Credit card Data

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