A data breach at Internet domain administrator and host Network Solutions has compromised personal and financial data for more than 573,000 credit and debit cardholders. To add more pain to the breach, Network Solutions says it was PCI compliant at the time of the breach.
Should individual states mandate that businesses comply with the Payment Card Industry's Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)?
The answer is "yes," according to Nevada, which has passed a new law that, as of next year, requires businesses to comply with PCI when collecting or transmitting payment card...
In the first step of its move toward end-to-end encryption, Heartland Payment Systems (HPY) last week completed the first phase of its pilot project.
Heartland, the sixth biggest payments processor, earlier this year announced that it was hit with a data breach, wherein credit card numbers and debit card...
So, did anyone read about the President's Cybersecurity Action Plan? I'm assuming you've read through all 10 points. You didn't stop to ponder after the first few did you? I mean, you didn't happen to stop after number 8? The one about the incident response plan?
OK, so today's the day.
After two months of anxious anticipation, today is May 19, the deadline Visa set for financial institutions to file fraud claims related to the Heartland Payment Systems (HPY) data breach.
Heartland Payment Systems (HPY) has made it back onto Visa's list of PCI DSS Validated Service Providers. The announcement comes almost six weeks after the credit card payment processor was taken off the list and four months since it announced its networks had been breached and credit card information stolen.
I'd like to think we saved the best for last.
This past Friday, as the annual RSA Conference concluded, I presented the results of our annual Banking Information Security Today survey to a surprisingly packed house of banking/security leaders, regulators, consultants and vendors.
The first federal CTO thinks the new federal CTO also could serve as the federal cybersecurity czar.
Norm Lorentz served as the federal chief technology officer in 2002 and 2003, working within the White House Office of Management and Budget. In that job, Lorentz focused on developing the federal IT enterprise...
As I reviewed the testimony from the other week's hearing on the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) in Washington, D.C., a nursery rhyme popped into my head. While people called to testify about PCI and its effectiveness managed to dodge that all of the breached entities of the last few years were...
OK, so it's April 15, and everyone's mind turns to taxes and filing returns.
Me? I'm thinking of the pace of failed banking institutions we've seen so far this year - and wondering just how much we're taxing the FDIC's insurance fund.
The "security bar" has to be raised on the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), and it has to happen now.
This was the message last week from the head of a Congressional subcommittee that conducted a hearing on PCI DSS. And it's a message that is drawing mixed reactions from financial services...