The PCI Security Standards Council's new guidance for tokenization offers clarification and recommendations for merchants struggling to determine which tokenization solution is best, especially where compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard is concerned.
Bob Russo says the long-awaited PCI guidance on tokenization should provide merchants with a baseline for standardization and best practices, and serve as a roadmap for how tokenization can complement compliance with the PCI-DSS.
The new virtualization guidance issued by the PCI Security Standards Council urges organizations to take a risk-based approach when dealing with virtualization methods, especially within cardholder data environments.
The threat landscape has evolved dramatically over the past several years, and now it's time for healthcare security leaders to step up and meet the new challenges involved with securing critical data.
Although many hospitals and clinics are paying attention to HIPAA and HITECH Act compliance, they also need to train their staffs on how to crack down on identity theft and credit card fraud, security specialists say.