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.

 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.

BCH Logo

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?

Retail Technology

Read New Net Technologies CTO Mark Kedgley’s letter to the editor in the latest issue of Retail Technology. 

The Drum

Moonpig, the personalized greetings card giant, has ceased transactions through its mobile apps after a concerned cyber-security expert exposed a site vulnerability which endangered the financial details of its 3.6 million customers.

PCI DSS V3 and file integrity monitoring - Cyber attacks on retailers becoming more targeted

Analysis on Retail Sector Attacks in 2014 reveals some worrying trends and raises questions as to whether the PCI DSS V3 has adapted enough to provide sufficient protection.

Chick-fil-A POS breach

Another suspected POS breach involving card data theft at Chick-fil-A restaurants. Up to 9,000 card numbers have been reported stolen. Did the PCI DSS V3 fail or were PCI requirements missed?

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