Since January 2005, over 167 million credit card numbers have been exposed due to security breaches. Many of the most damaging breaches were the result of hackers exploiting flaws in software. With the PCI Security Standard Council's regulations recently expanding to include specific mandates to assess software for security vulnerabilities, financial services firms are getting serious about understanding and addressing flaws in software. This new white paper from Ounce Labs can guide the way.
This expert paper uses key examples to discuss causes, costs, liability, and solutions to help organizations secure their software and document their compliance. The paper includes:
� The Top 4 causes of identify theft from insecure software
� The 5 most effective steps to address identify theft in your organization
� PCI's 7 application security mandates that will change the way you approach application security