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Preparing for PCI SSF Assessments and Audits Tips and Strategies

Welcome to our latest webinar recording on “Preparing for PCI SSF Assessments and Audits Tips and Strategies”, presented by VISTA InfoSec. This webinar provides an in-depth understanding of the Payment Card Industry Software Security Framework(PCI SSF) assessment and how to conduct audits and address the unique security challenges associated with software development and maintenance in the payment card industry.

PCI DSS Compliance For Banks

In today’s digital era, financial transactions are carried out using cards daily. It is of utmost importance for banks to ensure the safety and security of the cardholders’ data. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance 4.0 offers essential guidelines and a framework to safeguard cardholders’ data and mitigate any potential data breaches that may occur in banks.

The Impact of PCI DSS 4.0 on Organizational Penetration Testing Strategies

PCI DSS version 4.0 recently took effect on March 31, 2024, and includes no less than 63 new requirements. This is the first update of the information security standard designed to defend against payment and credit card fraud since the release of PCI DSS v3.2 eight years ago.

Credit Card vs Debit Card: Which Is Safer?

Identity theft and card fraud are the main concerns associated with using debit and credit cards. Like any financial instrument, credit and debit cards are susceptible to certain security threats that can compromise cardholders' information and lead to credit card fraud or debit card fraud. Common examples of such financial security threats include card theft, phishing, skimming, malware, card cloning, vishing, weak passwords/PINs, and social engineering.

What Is PCI DSS And Why Is It Important?

The world is going cashless. The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco reported that cash was used in just 18% of all U.S. transactions in 2022. And that number will continue to decline. The widespread use of credit and debit cards, plus the rise of digital wallets and contactless payments, have reshaped the financial landscape in many wonderful ways — increasing flexibility as well as financial protection. However, it’s also increased the levels of fraud.

How to Comply with PCI DSS 4.0's API Security Requirements

Struggling to keep up with evolving regulations isn’t a new thing for IT security teams. After all, for every NIS, there’s a NIS2. But when you consider that 130+ global jurisdictions have enacted data privacy laws whose mandates change, it’s not surprising that only 9% of executives feel highly confident that they can meet all disclosure requirements.

Falcon Data Protection PCI Egress Prevention: Demo Drill Down

Malicious and accidental leakage of sensitive PCI data will result in compliance violations and regulatory fines for organizations. CrowdStrike Falcon® Data Protection, part of the powerful CrowdStrike Falcon® platform, takes a modern approach in stopping unauthorized PCI egresses in real-time. In this demo, see how easy it is to define data classifications and frictionless precedence-based rules that suit your business requirements to effectively stop PCI data loss.

Why PCI 4.0 Matters: A Deep Dive into Its Importance

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a crucial security standard for protecting personal data during credit card transactions — and managing PCI compliance is essential for businesses that handle such data. The latest PCI DSS standard, Version 4.0, goes into effect March 2024. Organizations will need to adapt to new requirements and maintain compliance to safeguard sensitive information.

PCI DSS Requirement 12 - Changes from v3.2.1 to v4.0 Explained

Welcome to our latest blog post where we delve into the intricacies of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Requirement 12. This requirement, which focuses on maintaining an Information Security Policy, is a cornerstone of the PCI DSS framework. It outlines the need for comprehensive policies and programs that govern and provide direction for the protection of an entity’s information assets.