PCI DSS

19 Oct
2015

Overcoming Major Data Security Challenges in Retail Petroleum Part 2

Overcoming Major Data Security Challenges in Retail Petroleum Part 2 EMV is More Expensive Than You Think As discussed in the previous blog posting, with the sheer amount of transactional data flowing through retail petroleum industry environments, data security presents a challenging series of initiatives to overcome. With multiple technologies

23 Sep
2015

Overcoming Major Data Security Challenges in Retail Petroleum Part 1

Overcoming Major Data Security Challenges in Retail Petroleum Part 1 Understanding Data Security Challenges in the Retail Petroleum Industry Receiving, storing, and transmitting sensitive data presents challenges for every business. One of the riskiest datasets to handle is payment card data, as it is easy to steal, sell, and use for

25 Aug
2015

Are Global Card Brands Stacking the Deck with EMVco?

Are Global Card Brands Stacking the Deck with EMVco? The card brands have something up their sleeve with the EMVco network tokenization standards. According to the April 2015 PCI document “Tokenization Product Security Guidelines” EMVco has set proprietary standards on network tokenization. These new suggested proprietary standards obviously benefit the

16 Jul
2015

Storing Payment Card Information Puts Not-For-Profits At Serious Risk

Storing Payment Card Information Puts Not-For-Profits At Serious Risk Tokenization is the buzzword that retailers all over the world are talking about. The reason why is retailers are starting to learn that when you tokenize Payment Card Information (PCI), your PCI compliance/scope are significantly reduced saving you to the hundreds

24 Jun
2015

Not-for-Profits Need Layered Data Security

Not-for-Profits Need Layered Data Security Not-For-Profit (NFP) and charity organizations need to process donations from every acceptance channel—including call centers, mobile apps, mail-in payments, and online payments—to make it as convenient as possible for their supporters to contribute. Unfortunately, all these channels are susceptible to hacks, phishing, and scammers searching

26 Mar
2015

Multi-Tenant Tokenization Provides A Practical Solution

Multi-Tenant Tokenization Provides A Practical Solution Last week we looked at Single-Tenant Tokenization and how it maximizes performance and security. Unfortunately, budgetary constraints and program initiatives are the main issues in deciding between Single-Tenant versus Multi-Tenant tokenization. The reality for most organizations is a limited budget in choosing security solutions. In

13 Nov
2014

Under The Hood – EMV as a Technology

Under The Hood – EMV as a Technology EMV jointly created by Euro Pay, MasterCard, and Visa is a security standard for payment cards, sometimes referred to as “chip and PIN,” “chip and signature,” or simply “Chip Technology.” Its purpose is to establish global interoperability with Point Of Sale terminals and ATMs

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