PCI DSS Compliance Blog

Read the latest news, developments and opinion pieces on IT security and compliance from industry experts New Net Technologies.

Being aware of Payment Card Industry–Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is essential when dealing with payment card transactions. Click on a link below to find out more about compliance, security, and how to safeguard against payment card fraud.

US cosmetics retail giant Sally Beauty has admitted it may have been hit by another data breach after revealing details of a new investigation into “unusual activity involving payment cards” at some of its stores.

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has moved to fix the security vulnerabilities in the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and early versions of the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols, exposed by both Heartbleed and Poodle, with an out-of-band updated release of PCI DSS v3.1.

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E-commerce firms will be forced to migrate their web servers from SSL to TLS support later this month or face non-compliance with the latest version of industry standard PCI DSS.

PCI DSS Compliance

Miles Technologies, a US based IT company is using New New Technologies’ (NNT) Change Tracker Enterprise to ensure the high levels of PCI DSS compliance required by its customers.

 Three new breaches have been reported in the past week showing that payment card data theft is still an ever-present threat.

TalkTalk breach

The TalkTalk breach fallout shows how the theft of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) can be exploited to cause huge loss and damage to individuals and why we should all be demanding proper protection of any personal information we share with others.

Details have emerged of three new breaches affecting Big Fish Games' website, Jefferson National Park Association's gift shop POS systems and a spear-phishing attack targeting employees of State of Franklin Healthcare Associates. NNT provide more details of what and how happened, and how other organizations can protect themselves.

Anunak: APT against financial institutions

Worth taking time to read the report published by Fox-IT and Group iB regarding the activities and operations of the Anunak/Carbanak hacker gang. The report provides a fascinating expose of the scale and range of theft perpetrated, including the cheeky hacking of ATM settings to issue 5,000 Ruble notes when 100 Ruble notes were requested.

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BCH Digital, an established provider of IVR-based call management services, is using New Net Technologies' (NNT) Change Tracker Enterprise solution to ensure the compliance of its telephone card payment service with the stringent Level 1 Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS).

Three new breaches reported this week show that the cyber security threat is relentlessly punishing organizations with security weaknesses, but what should other organizations do to prevent themselves falling victim to similar breaches?

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