The PCI Security Standards Council has issued an alert offering insights for mitigating the threat of "Backoff" POS malware, which has hit 1,000 U.S. businesses. Plus, the council is providing updated guidance for maintaining PCI-DSS compliance.
The PCI Council has unveiled new guidance for mitigating payment card risks posed by third parties. Troy Leach, the council's CTO, explains how banking institutions and merchants can put the guidance to use.
Federal authorities say the successful prosecution of a member of an international cybercrime ring proves progress is being made in shuttering ATM cash-out schemes. But some experts say processors and prepaid cards will continue to be targeted by attackers.
A class action suit against breached restaurant chain P.F. Chang's China Bistro is unlikely to succeed, some security experts say, because proving consumer losses linked to specific merchant data breaches is difficult.
When a string of large-scale, high-profile retail data breaches hit last year, credit card data security stole the national spotlight and remains prominent in the minds of many consumers and industry leaders now. How can businesses better fortify their systems against the malicious activity of hackers, as well as...
Throughout history, people have sought to protect their valuable possessions. In today's world, credit card numbers are among the most valuable assets we have. To ensure their protection, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council has created their Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).
P.F. Chang's confirmed card breach has renewed debate about the state of security at U.S. merchants. The PCI Council's Bob Russo says that while there has been progress in recent months, the retail industry still has a long way to go.
In the wake of recent high-profile retail breaches, the PCI Security Standards Council is supporting a move toward chip card technology that conforms to the Europay, MasterCard, Visa Standard, says General Manager Bob Russo.
As the dark world of cybercrime evolves with new techniques, such as social engineering and planting insider threats, every company (large or small) is a potential target and no platform is off limits - even IBM i.
This white paper has everything you need to implement PCI's latest requirements smoothly, secure...
A class action lawsuit filed by two banks against Target in the wake of its 2013 breach has an unusual twist: It seeks damages from Target and Trustwave, allegedly the retailer's qualified security assessor. Experts offer an analysis.
Banking institutions should be evaluating zero-day vulnerability risks posed by Microsoft's dropping of support next month for Windows XP. But experts say their biggest concern should be how those vulnerabilities will affect customers and vendors.
This case study focuses on a large Canadian airline that covers all destinations in North America. It discusses the preparations the airline took towards Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) assessment and compliance. It explains how the airline built a system using Intel Expressway Tokenization...