Regulatory Compliance, Governance and Security:

PCI DSS


November 25, 2009  8:20 PM

SAS 70 Audits and PCI DSS Assessments | Expert Advice from an Auditor



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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SAS 70 audits and PCI DSS assessments are truly starting to dominate the regulatory compliance landscape. For a large number of our firm's clients, we actively assess them for yearly SAS 70 and PCI DSS compliance. The chatter of late is surrounding what efficiencies of scale, if any, can be had...

November 24, 2009  6:42 PM

12 PCI Requirements | What you Need to Know for PCI DSS



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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The 12 PCI requirements are essentially the areas that merchants and service providers will need to be compliant with regarding the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) provisions. What's...


November 18, 2009  1:52 PM

PCI DSS Compliance and the Major Payment Brands | What you may NOT Know



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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Merchants and service providers seeking to become Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) compliant may not actually know that the five (5) major payment brand also have their own security risk management and compliance...


November 9, 2009  12:58 PM

PCI DSS Roadmap to Compliance | Phase I



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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Merchants and service providers seeking to become Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) compliant, will need to embark on a structured "PCI DSS Roadmap to Compliance" for ensuring a seamless and transparent process. So what does this really mean and entail? It essentially requires...


September 28, 2009  10:09 PM

PCI DSS Compliance for Service Providers | A Growing Trend



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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PCI DSS compliance for service providers is growing at quite an astonishing rate, to say the least. One of the biggest contributors is that of data centers, co-location facilities, and other types of organizations providing managed services. In short, they...


September 28, 2009  12:44 AM

PCI DSS | SAS 70 | Finding Resources to Learn about Compliance



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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PCI DSS and SAS 70 Type I and Type II audits are a mainstay in today's regulatory arena. As such, i'm often asked what are some of the best resources available to learn about the Payment Card Industry Data Security...


September 28, 2009  12:35 AM

PCI DSS and Data Centers | Tips for Compliance



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) compliance for data centers is here to stay, thus your facility should be prepared to undergo the PCI DSS assessment in a cost-effective and efficient manner. Here are some tips for PCI DSS compliance...


September 28, 2009  12:27 AM

SAS 70 Audits for Data Centers | Why the Trend will Continue



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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SAS 70 audits have quickly become a high priority for data centers, co-location entities and managed service providers as of late. And there are plenty of reasons why this trend will continue go grow. The number of organizations that have...


September 25, 2009  1:49 PM

HIPAA Compliance for Data Centers | The How and Why



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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HIPAA compliance for data centers is fast becoming a hot topic in regulatory compliance. It first started with Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70 (SAS 70), it is now moving onto the Payment Card Industry Data...


September 25, 2009  1:34 PM

PCI DSS for DATA CENTERS | It’s only going to become MORE of a Requirement



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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I attended a recent compliance conference for data centers and the phrase that kept coming up was PCI DSS. That's right, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards, simply known as PCI DSS to millions, is spreading like a virus...


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