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.

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It is a year since Target failed to spot a piece of malware and lost the personal information of over 70 million customers and over 40 million payment card numbers. 

Research from IntelCrawler reveals electronic kiosks and ticketing systems, typically for public transport systems, are being targeted by the “d4re|dev1|” malware.


Congratulations to our client Union Bank of Nigeria who has announced that it has been certified with the latest Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) version 3. 

PSD2 recommendations and standards apply to all payment service providers offering internet payment services.


Not another data breach! HSBC recently announced that it had "identified and stopped" a cyber attack targeting its credit card and debit card systems in Turkey which compromised data including 2.7 million cardholders' names, HSBC account numbers, card numbers and expiration dates.


Read our latest article which announces our partnership with business information security company Infoprive. 


And now Brian Krebs is reporting that there is a suggestion that Staples Inc. is undertaking an investigation of a data breach relating to its northeastern US stores, in and around the New Jersey area.

POS protection

They have now implemented measures so that they do have visibility of change activity at the POS, but what about the thousands of other retailers yet to take any action? Will they be a victim of a breach before they take action?

best practise

Read New Net Technologies CTO Mark Kedgley's opinion piece discussing why following the Target breach, companies processing payment cards must follow Best Practice steps to safeguard against security incidents.

dairy queen

SC Magazine reporting another Backoff Malware breach at another retailer, this time Dairy Queen.

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