Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Maintaining Sustainable PCI DSS Compliance


Author: Himanshu Shewale
Complying with one of the most widely known stringent compliance standard of PCI DSS is a challenging task. There are numerous security controls and technical activities that go into achieving it for the first time. But the story doesn’t end there. By the time you are done celebrating your achievement, it’s time to maintain the compliance and sustain for the entire life cycle of next one year.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

How to Secure Mobile Payment Applications

Author - Vishnu Kamat
As the general trend suggests use of mobile apps are on the rise day by day. More than half of all time spent of digital media is spent on mobile apps. The average time spent on mobile apps is increased by 21% over the past year. With the growing usage of mobile apps by users for all purposes such as banking, e-mails, payments; the focus of the malicious users has shifted towards the mobile apps too.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Scoping for PCI DSS Compliance

Author: Sunil Saroj
The basic and the foremost activity is scoping in PCI DSS assessment. Scoping activity might look bit easy in general but it can be a real challenge for the assessor while performing it (which particular segment process, transmit or store the cardholder data, which does not).

Monday, January 11, 2016

EMV and PCI DSS – Complementing or competing standards?


 EMV and PCI DSS – Complementing or competing standards?
Author - Manasdeep
There has been an increased confusion among the clients/ merchants about the compliance related activities related to Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) and EMVCo LLC (Europay, MasterCard, and Visa) (EMV) specifications.