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The countdown is on to PCI 3.1 compliance

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Earlier this year, the PCI Security Standards Council released the PCI DSS 3.1 standard and many businesses already are scurrying to meet its demands, including retiring Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and early versions of Transport Layer Security (TLS). All of SSL and early TLS have been deemed vulnerable and therefore must be eliminated from your network. For organizations with custom Web sites or custom applications that utilize these older standards, this could be quite an undertaking. While some businesses might ... Read More »

How do you detect a data breach you don’t even know occurred?

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I recently attended a conference about Enterprise IT Security.  I had heard many of the stories before around the importance of conducting regular external vulnerability scans which are required if you need to maintain PCI compliance, along with diligence around security policy.  But I heard one statistic that really caught my attention; “It takes an average of 134 days from when a security breach occurs to even detect that it’s happened”. Think about that for a moment.  Now add this ... Read More »