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PCI Requirement 6: Regularly update and patch systems

1 Jul 2020 1 minute read comments bosluistepel

Applications will never be perfect, which is why software companies continually release updates to patch security gaps. These patch updates can also be time-sensitive. As soon as a hacker knows that they can get bypass a security hole, they will pass...

PCI Requirement 5: Use and regularly update anti-virus software

26 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments bosluistepel

This should be a given. In fact, any system hosting any kind of personal information should have an anti-virus install and have it updated on a regular basis. Having an anti-virus installed on a system that is susceptible to malware or virus infectio...

COIN App - Earn Crypto on the go

18 Jun 2020 2 minute read comments bosluistepel

Hello and thank you for reading, I hope you make it to the end! I'm surprised that no one has written an article regarding the COIN app on here yet, but here goes. Below is a quick start guide for you to follow to start earning some passive crypto. L...

Did the pandemic start in a Wuhan Coronavirus lab?

21 Apr 2020 1 minute read comments bosluistepel

There’s no actual evidence that COVID-19 originated from a laboratory in Wuhan, China but we also cannot just take the Chinese government’s denials at face value. Matthew Tye argues that has found the source of COVID-19, and a lot of the stuff that h...

PCI Requirement 4: Encrypt transmission of cardholder data across open, public networks

31 Mar 2020 1 minute read comments bosluistepel

To comply with PCI DSS requirement 4, you need to know where you send your cardholder data. Here are common places where primary account numbers (PAN), and sometimes CVC/CVV/CV2 numbers, are sent:   Processors   Backup services   Third parties th...

PCI Requirement 3: Protect stored cardholder data

14 Feb 2020 1 minute read comments bosluistepel

The main purpose of the 12 requirements of the PCI DSS Regulations is to protect and secure any cardholder data that is stored or processed in your systems and to prevent security breaches. According to requirement 3 of the PCI DSS Regulations, any c...

PCI Requirement 2: Vendor-defaults

5 Feb 2020 1 minute read comments bosluistepel

You should not keep vendor-default configurations and passwords in your PCI system. Devices and software products, such as routers or point-of-sale devices, come with factory settings like default credentials and configurations. This eases the instal...

PCI Requirement 1: Protect your PCI system with a firewall

3 Feb 2020 1 minute read comments bosluistepel

The first requirement of the PCI DSS regulation mandate the need for a firewall to be configured and maintained. A trusted firewall, that is properly configured, will protect your card holder data from prying outside eyes. A firewall basically contro...

What are the 12 PCI requirements

1 Feb 2020 1 minute read comments bosluistepel

As I have mentioned in a previous article, PCI consists of 12 high-level requirements. These are also broken down into sub-requirements. In this article, I will list these 12 high-level requirements and expand on each in my following articles. Insta...

Who needs to hold PCI DSS Compliance

29 Jan 2020 1 minute read comments bosluistepel

If you’re trying to determine if you or someone you know should be holding a PCI DSS compliance certificate you should read this article. PCI DSS regulations and compliance can be a very complicated, and even boring, subject but it is really importan...