#datasecurity

26 Nov
2018

Setting the Record Straight: Payment Tokenization vs. Data Security Tokenization

by Jacob Burcham EMVCo Payment Tokenization EMVCo is a consortium of major credit card brands dedicated to ensuring the interoperability and acceptance of secure payment card transactions. Europay, MasterCard, Visa, JCB, American Express, UnionPay and Discover work together to form standards and frameworks for the systems that support payment card transactions.

20 Nov
2018

The Importance of Protecting Cardholder Data During Black Friday and Cyber Monday

by Dillon Phillips The two biggest shopping days of the year – Black Friday and Cyber Monday – are almost here. These multibillion-dollar consumer spectacles kick off the holiday season for merchants and retailers, making this an extremely lucrative time for businesses and a valuable opportunity for them to evaluate their

12 Nov
2018

Assessing a Tokenization Environment

When performing audits, QSAs are expected to evaluate an entity’s processes for adhering to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). This can be a cumbersome, time-consuming task, and it requires a deep knowledge and understanding of various types of compliance strategies. Often, businesses choose to meet PCI requirements