6 Myths About PCI Compliance Regulations

Let’s clear up six of the most common misconceptions – and get to the bottom of how PCI compliance regulations really work.

Penetration Testing and PCI Compliance Requirements

Every organization subject to PCI DSS is required to an annual compliance demonstration and regular security tests. One of these tests is called a “penetration test,” and it offers some useful insight into how and why PCI DSS works.

Visa Updates its Deadlines for Level 4 PCI Merchants

Visa’s stated that acquirers must require that newly boarded Level 4 merchants use only Payment Card Industry-certified qualified integrators and resellers (PCI QIR) for POS terminals and software.

PCI DSS Version 3.2: What You Need to Know

The PCI Council also announced the future release of PCI DSS 3.2, slated for release in 2016. Here’s an update on what to expect and when.

How Does EMV Adoption Relate to PCI Compliance?

EMV improves the detection and prevention of in-store credit/debit card fraud by using the chip to generate a unique code and by requiring a second type of user authentication before the transaction is processed.

Mitigating Privileged User Insider Threats

Before an organization can address privileged user insider threats and implement the right monitoring and mitigation best practices, it must first define the privileged user.