Make PCI Compliance Easier; Automate PCI DSS Requirement 11.2

Automate PCI DSS Requirement 11.2

One of the key tenets of a good cybersecurity program is using security in layers and including automated tools to assess defense status. Automated tools are the only way to deal with the huge variety of network infrastructure components involved in our modern information environments. For example, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI […]

Am I Ready for a PCI ROC?

Am I Ready for a PCI ROC?

We recently answered the question, “How do I know if I have to be PCI compliant?” That post is a good way for those new to the Payment Card Industry (PCI) world to learn some of the basics. Now, we answer the question, “Am I ready for a PCI ROC?” by going more in depth […]

Do I Have to Be PCI Compliant?

How do I know if I have to be PCI Compliant

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is designed to help organizations protect their customer’s credit and debit card data. Businesses are held accountable for PCI compliance and must pay heavy fines if they don’t meet the standards. This article offers basic PCI DSS information to help you answer the question, “Do I […]

PCI DSS Business as Usual: The Pandemic Proved Why Businesses Should Adhere

PCI DSS Business as Usual

The PCI DSS standards are designed to ensure that companies processing, transmitting or storing customer credit card information or companies that can affect the security of that information are protecting this data appropriately. The process for becoming PCI certified includes passing a yearly audit during which security controls are evaluated. For many years that meant […]

Remaining PCI Compliant While Reopening Following COVID-19

Remaining PCI Compliant While Reopening After COVID-19

America is reopening as states announce relaxed restrictions related to the coronavirus. During this time, businesses that handle credit cards must keep their eye on remaining PCI compliant reopening following COVID-19. COVID-19 PCI Compliance Considerations for the Main Payment Channels There are three main payment channels for PCI compliance; call centers, e-commerce, and retail shops. […]

Restaurants, Be Aware of PCI DSS Requirement 3.2 During COVID-19

PCI DSS Requirement 3.2 Compliance During COVID-19

As the world continues to grapple with the corona virus pandemic, many merchants have experienced a fundamental shift in how they must do business. Employers are scrambling to minimize employees’ physical interactions with customers and each other with the intent of limiting the spread of COVID-19. How the New Model of Restaurant Operations Affects PCI […]

3 Ways to Stay PCI Compliant During the COVID-19 Pandemic

9 Ways to Stay PCI Compliant During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on maintaining PCI compliance in a “business as usual” fashion for many organizations.  As businesses transition to support remote work, take other measures to remain operational, and complete assessments on time in the face of COVID-related restrictions, it is important to ensure these alternative work arrangements do […]

5 Steps to Recovering from a Failed PCI ROC

Recovering from a Failed ROC

A Payment Card Industry (PCI) Report on Compliance (ROC) is designed to test the effectiveness of the security controls that merchants implement to protect cardholder data. Merchants that process more than six million card transactions a year or service providers who process more than 300,000 card transactions per year are required to undergo a PCI […]