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PCI - The Price of Non-Compliance

25 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments bosluistepel

PCI fines for breaches range anywhere between $5,000 and $100,000 per month. These fines will be levied against a non-compliant merchant until such time that they become compliant. PCI fines are never made available to the general public and are usua...

Online Websites/Shops where you can use Bitcoin/Crypto

7 Aug 2020 2 minute read 0 comments WlanWerner

We all love Bitcoin/Crypto, but not many merchants also accept Bitcoin or any other cryptocurrencies as payment method yet. But there are already very creative online merchants where you can pay with crypto. #1 Purse.io Purse.io is a US-Startup which...

Performing a PCI DSS Self-Assessment

27 Jul 2020 2 minute read 0 comments bosluistepel

Performing a self-assessment is an ideal option for small merchants and service providers that are not required to submit an official compliance report. The Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) was created as a tool to determine if the security around...

PCI DSS: Recent Breaches

23 Jul 2020 3 minute read 0 comments bosluistepel

In this article, we will examine some fairly recent PCI DSS data breaches to highlight common problems that caused them as well as how to avoid them. British Airways British Airways confirmed a data breach on 7 September 2018 affecting sensitive, per...

Create Your Own Crypto Donation Link With NOWpayments And Receive Over 40 Coins In One Single Wallet!

21 Jul 2020 2 minute read 17 comments Cryptonator`s

In this post, I am going to show you how you can receive crypto donations in a bunch of different cryptocurrencies in one single outcome wallet. It is easy. All you need is a donation link from NOWpayments. The Benefits of NOWpayments NOWPayments was...

PCI DSS Requirement 12: Documentation and risk assessments

21 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments bosluistepel

The 12th and final requirement for PCI compliance are to keep policies, procedures, and evidence relating to your company’s security practices documented. When a PCI audit is done with the help of an accredited PCI QSA (Qualified Security Assessor),...

OCC to Launch National Payments Charter

20 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments FinRev

The OCC is looking to launch nationally-applicable charters for payments companies this fall. The news was confirmed by Brian Brooks, Acting Comptroller of the Currency, in a recent interview with the ABA Banking Journal. Brooks argued that a nationa...

PCI DSS Requirement 9: Restrict physical access to workplace and cardholder data

15 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments bosluistepel

Employees may think that physical security is only applicable outside of business hours. In fact, most types of data theft (for example social engineering attacks) occur during the course of a normal business day when the company's employees are too...

PCI DSS Requirement 8: Assign a unique ID to each person with computer access

13 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments bosluistepel

According to PCI DSS requirement 8, usernames or user IDs and passwords need to be adequately complex as well as unique. Under no circumstances should you use group or shared passwords. However, your system access security should not only be based on...

PCI Requirement 7: Restrict access to cardholder data by business need-to-know

8 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments bosluistepel

Need-to-know is defined as the least amount of data required for an employee to be able to perform his/her job. PCI requirement 7 focuses on restricting access to cardholder data on a business “need-to-know” basis. To comply with requirement 7 of the...