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PCI DSS: With charities gearing up for contactless payments what could possibly go wrong?

PCI DSS: With charities gearing up for contactless payments what could possibly go wrong?

More than 40 organisations, including McMillan Cancer, the NSPCC, the RNLI and the Church of England, have introduced technology which means that donations can be made with a quick..

PCI SSC Europe Community Meeting: free one to one meetings with PCI DSS industry thought leaders

PCI SSC Europe Community Meeting: free one to one meetings with PCI DSS industry thought leaders

Delegates at the PCI SSC Europe Community Meeting in Barcelona this week will have a lot on their minds. Changes to compliance, the security of customer payment card data,..

Summer holidays: don’t take your eye of the PCI DSS ball

Summer holidays: don’t take your eye of the PCI DSS ball

The summer months are traditionally a time when hard-working people take a break. Those left in the office can end up feeling over-stretched or less-motivated than normal. But it..

Do not wait until it’s too late – engage a PFI company now!

Do not wait until it’s too late – engage a PFI company now!

‘Do not wait until it’s too late – engage a PFI company now!’ That is the advice given by Jeremy King, International Director, PCI Security Standards Council in his closing..

Home grown talent makes SRM European leader in cyber security

Home grown talent makes SRM European leader in cyber security

Newcastle-based Security Risk management (SRM) Ltd is addressing the national shortage of top level qualified cyber security consultants by employing individuals with potential and then providing training in house...

What are the common failure points of repeat info-security assessments?

What are the common failure points of repeat info-security assessments?

  Maintaining Compliance with any Information Security Standard is often a long and winding journey. You never quite know what is over the horizon or around the bend, so..

Zen and the Art of PCI Maintenance

Zen and the Art of PCI Maintenance

By Paul Brennecker, PCI QSA, PCI PFI, PCIP, Principal QSA, Security Risk Management Ltd “Is it hard?’ Not if you have the right attitudes. It’s having the right attitudes..

PCI-DSS Penetration Test Requirements

PCI-DSS Penetration Test Requirements

By Paul Brenneker Those who have had involvement with PCI Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS) will know that Penetration Testing has been mandatory since the PCI standard was first issued...

The Importance of Sustaining PCI DSS Compliance

The Importance of Sustaining PCI DSS Compliance

In 2015, the good news is that businesses are getting better at achieving full PCI compliance. In fact, fully compliant organisations rose from 11.1% in 2013 to 20% by..