Version 3.0 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, to be released later this year, will include a focus on the standardization of compliance assessments, says Bob Russo of the PCI Security Standards Council.
How were four Russians and a Ukrainian allegedly able to steal more than 160 million payment card numbers from corporate networks over seven years? An indictment announced by U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman provides details.
The apparatchiks at the Kremlin think they're clever sorts with plans to replace computers with typewriters to prevent the American e-spies at the National Security Agency from hacking into Russian intelligence systems.
Payment data and personal information are both attractive targets for criminals, says breach investigator Erin Nealy Cox of forensics firm Stroz Friedberg. Learn why she says card data isn't the only lucrative target.
As hospitals and clinics plow ahead with their HIPAA Omnibus Rule compliance efforts, they should also remind patients to be careful when communicating their own health information. A clinical psychologist offers practical insights.
What is the focus of new guidelines from the PCI Security Standards Council on mobile payment acceptance security? The council's Bob Russo and Troy Leach discuss key objectives - and what's coming next.
The continuing loss of data to China suggests that the federal government should carefully assess the cybersecurity implications associated with the expansion of Chinese cloud and mobile providers in the U.S.
Mike Mitchell, who serves as chairman of the PCI Security Standards Council, says mobile is a focus for leaders in the payment security space. So does the PCI Council expect emerging tech to influence the PCI-DSS?