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Is Your POS Card Payment System Protected Against Malware?

11/08/2017  |  By: Mark Burnette, CPA, CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, CGEIT, ITIL, QSA, Shareholder, Practice Leader of Risk Services


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All merchants should review the security of their point-of-sale (POS) card payment systems on a regular basis.

Attackers have recognized that POS systems are a good target because they are a regular point of processing valuable credit card information, and because they are sometimes less secure than typical computer systems.

So, what can a retailer do to reduce its susceptibility to POS-based malware?