All Posts by Alex Pezold

25 Oct
2018

5 Takeaways from PCI Europe Community Meeting

5 Takeaways from PCI Europe Community Meeting 1. QSAs underestimate the PCI DSS scope reduction provided by cloud-based tokenization. While familiar with tokenization as an on-premise solution or as a service provided by payment processors, many QSAs we spoke with during the PCI Europe Community Meeting were often unaware of

07 Aug
2018

What the 2018 PCI DSS 3.2.1 Updates Mean for Your Organization

What the 2018 PCI DSS 3.2.1 Updates Mean for Your Organization The PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) introduced a few updates this year to the PCI DSS (PCI Data Security Standard). Although most of the updates are minor, there are issues that will impact how your organization achieves PCI compliance.

04 Jun
2018

Enough of PCI, how do we get our company out of scope?

Enough of PCI, how do we get our company out of scope? For years now, your organization has been working on achieving and maintaining PCI compliance.  Year after year, a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) comes on-site to assess your environment.  Sometimes, if you’re lucky, that QSA is the same person

02 Apr
2018

Why is IoT Sensor Data Security Such a Hot Topic for Organizations Worldwide? Part 1 of 2

Why is IoT Sensor Data Security Such a Hot Topic for Organizations Worldwide? Part 1 of 2 If you think about it, “smart” devices are having an increasingly significant impact of our lives. Whether it’s a cellular phone or tablet, a wearable health monitor, or a series of in-home devices

06 Mar
2018

Blockchain Is Changing How Organizations Secure Transactions – Are There Risks?

Blockchain Is Changing How Organizations Secure Transactions – Are There Risks? The ways in which organizations securely transact currency, contracts, legal and health records, and a host of other common exchanges are about to be disrupted. According to a Juniper Research survey of 400 executives, managers, and tech staff, almost

28 Feb
2018

TokenEx and Cloud Constellation Corporation Offering Market Disruptive Space-Based Tokenization Data Vault Services

TokenEx and Cloud Constellation Corporation Offering Market Disruptive Space-Based Tokenization Data Vault Services Customers Will be Able to Execute Transactions with an Unprecedented Reduction of Data Breach Risk TokenEx was founded by two Qualified Security Assessors (QSAs) as a Cloud Data Protection Platform, providing tokenization, encryption, and data vaulting as

09 Feb
2018

4 Takeaways from the PCI London 2018 Conference

4 Takeaways from the PCI London 2018 Conference PCI London 2018 was a truly transformative event for gaining an understanding of how UK- and EU-based organizations are securing their payment card data and personal information. While the focus at the event was certainly on PCI (Payment Card Information) compliance, and