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February 23, 2009  1:32 AM

PCI Policy and Procedures Documents | You Need them for PCI DSS



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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PCI policy and procedures documents are extremely critical in achieving Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance. How critical? Enough that an entire requirement for PCI is dedicated to developing an...

January 20, 2009  3:30 AM

PCI DSS Compliance | Understanding Cardholder Data and What Information to Store



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) compliance is everywhere these days, or so it seems. As a result, there seems to be some confusing information on what CAN and CANNOT be stored regarding cardholder data. Folks, there really should not be any gray area on this, as the rules...


January 17, 2009  8:00 PM

Payment Card Compliance | PCI DSS | Tips on Passing your PCI DSS Assessment



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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Regarding PCI DSS, as a PCI QSA i'm often asked what's the most difficult hurdle that organizations need to overcome for ensuring PCI DSS compliance. Well, we could talk at length about some of the technical, I.T. challenges, such as two-factor authentication, encryption (though not...


December 31, 2008  11:25 PM

SAS 70 Audits and PCI DSS Compliance |What you NEED to Know



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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As an auditor, I am constantly approached by my clients desperately wanting to know if efficiencies can be obtained within the audit and assessment process for companies undergoing both a SAS70 audit and a PCI DSS...

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December 30, 2008  3:21 PM

SAS 70 | PCI DSS | 2009 Regulatory Compliance Checklist



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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When ushering in the new year festivities, keep in mind that a number of regulatory compliance issues will be facing your organization also as 2009 looms just around the corner. No, they're not stocking stuffers, rather, they can be considered expensive, time-consuming, and arduous, to say the...


December 30, 2008  2:08 PM

PCI Payment Card Industry Compliance | PCI DSS | Important Tips



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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Is your organization seeking to become Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS) compliant for 2009? Are you a merchant or service provider that is directly involved in the processing, storage, or transmission of transaction data or cardholder data? If you answered yes to these...


November 23, 2008  7:24 PM

Payment Card Industry (PCI DSS) Compliance | Requirement 1.1.2



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS) compliance for PCI DSS requirement 1.1.2 calls for "Current network diagram with all connections to cardholder data, including any wireless networks" Thus, testing for validating...


November 23, 2008  7:14 PM

Payment Card Industry (PCI DSS) Compliance | Requirement 1.1.1



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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PCI DSS Requirement 1.1.1 calls for "A formal process for approving and testing all network connections and changes to the firewall and router configurations". Thus, the test to validate this, in accordance with PCI DSS 1.2 standards is to...


November 13, 2008  3:28 AM

PCI DSS Readiness Assessment for Payment Card Industry Compliance



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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Are you a merchant or service provider that needs to be Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) compliance? Are you an entity directly involved in the processing, storage, or transmission of transaction data or cardholder data? If so, then read on because one of the most important...


November 13, 2008  2:53 AM

Minnesota (MN) Plastic Card Security Act | Payment Card Industry (PCI DSS) Compliance



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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The state of Minnesota recently codified part of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (PCI) framework into actual law. Thus, Minnesota has essentially become the first state...


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