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On June 11, 2014

Banks: Credit Card Breach at P.F. Chang’s


Nationwide chain P.F. Chang’s China Bistro Read More


On May 8, 2014

Components of an average breach

Here's a brief summary of people and parts in a breach incident. The victim and the perpetrator It can be an individual or a business,  either a Level 1 merchant or a Level 4 merchant.   The threat could be from inter ...

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On April 15, 2014

Advanced malware threats need advanced technology to detect and stop them

Whitelisting is an advanced malware threat detecting tool that allows only approved programs and files to run on systems.  It is recommended for every retail business for securing networks, applications and firewalls.

What does whitelisting do for advanced malware prevention Read More


On April 4, 2014

How to ensure continuous compliance? Here are some suggestions.

Here are some points  from an article related to establishing an IT control framework. However, this is perfectly applicable for ensuring continuous compliance in retail security as well.  Some sensible high-lev ...

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On March 21, 2014

Which version of PCI DSS do retailers need to comply with in 2014? Version 2.0 or 3.0?

The PCI Council officially released PCI DSS version 3.0 in January, 2014.  Many merchants are still working through their PCI Compliance audit that started in 2013 for the requirements of version 2.0.  Clearly, their Report on Compliance (ROC) will be based on providing evidentiary support requir ...

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