PCI DSS v4.0: What you need to know
In March 2022, the PCI DSS Security Standards Council launched the long-awaited update to the standard, with Version 4.
The challenges of PCI DSS compliance
We were already steadily moving towards a cashless society, even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit; banks made it easier for us to use our cards while we are out and about, with contactless payments, and we are certainly spending more time and money doing our shopping online.
The importance of checking Firewall Rules and PCI DSS
Requirement 1 in the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is largely concerned with firewalls and how they are such a critical protection mechanism for network security.
PCI DSS: A terminology and acronym minefield
We’ve all been there; you’re talking to someone who throws an acronym at you that you’ve never heard before, or worse, you have heard it, but it means something totally different in the context of your conversation (or you’ve forgotten).
PCI DSS: Ensuring ongoing compliance
Once a status of compliance has been successfully achieved, the last thing an organisation wants is to drop its guard and lapse into a state of non-compliance the following year.