March 12, 2015

Nearly 80% of all businesses fail their interim PCI compliance assessment, leaving them vulnerable to cyberattacks.

January 14, 2015

Even when retailers achieve compliance with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard, they often fail to maintain it.

November 24, 2014

By: David Kidd,  Peak 10   Data privacy and security remain top concerns for retailers. There is good reason for that.  The Target breach compromised approximately 70 million records. The Home Depot breach potentially impacted another 60 million consumers. As I write this article, reports are being made public about a breach involving the office supply retailer Staples. We can no longer deny that cybercrime is a real and growing threat to the retail sector.

November 5, 2014

 

Retailers can keep customer data safe and also protect themselves against fraud-related losses by complying with PCI Data Security Standards, including the October 2015 deadline for U.S. retailers to accept cards with Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV)-compliant chips, advised Bob Russo, general manager, PCI Security Standards Council.

October 30, 2014

The evolution of POS systems and other in-store innovations, such as self-service checkout and mobile payments, are changing how grocers serve their customers.

September 26, 2014

There are a lot of official reasons for retailers to make sure their payment systems are in compliance with the security standards of the PCI Security Council. But for Golden Pantry Food Stores, a 39-unit convenience store retailer based in Watkinsville, Georgia, one overarching reason drives its PCI compliance effort.

September 26, 2014

Bob Russo, general manager, PCI Security Standards Council, offers the following advice about complying with PCI Data Security Standards, including the upcoming October 2015 deadline for U.S. retailers to accept cards with Europay, MasterCard, Visa (EMV)-compliant chips.

August 27, 2014

In light of the recent announcement of the “Backoff” malware threatening the POS security of retailers, the PCI Council strongly encourages companies as a matter of urgency to consider the following recommendations:

June 10, 2014

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (RMCF) is providing PCI compliance and security management services to 280-plus franchised RMCF locations using the Cybera One platform. RMCF sought a comprehensive network security solution to facilitate cost-effective PCI Security Council data security standards (DSS) compliance, as well as a solution that could ease implementation and management challenges and protect brand identity.

February 12, 2014

A new Verizon report has found that too many businesses, following their annual assessment for meeting the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, fail to maintain ongoing compliance – putting the businesses at an increased risk for data breaches, and financial and reputational damages.

January 13, 2014

Network and application security services provider Cybera, Inc. has reached 20,000 deployments of its payment application defined network (ADN) solution.

November 11, 2013

Version 3.0 of the PCI Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) and Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) has been published and will become effective on January 1, 2014.

March 21, 2012

By Theodore J. Kobus III, Esq., Baker & Hostetler LLP

April 13, 2011

In 2011, retailers are challenged with understanding the Payment Council Industry’s (PCI) version 2.0 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS). Version 2.0 was published in October 2010 and effective Jan. 1, 2011. Retailers have until the end of 2011 to become fully compliant, allowing time to understand and implement the new requirements, and provide feedback to the council. Chain Store Age spoke with Brad Fick, president, Direct Source, about PCI compliance and the new standards.


February 10, 2011

“Just when retailers thought they’d mastered payment card security, the rules changed.” This was the sentiment expressed by many grumbling IT executives when the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), Wakefield, Mass., announced that updated requirements, Version 2.0, for PCI Data Security Standards (DSS) would go into effect Jan. 1, with implementation required by the end of this calendar year. 


January 13, 2011

An overwhelming majority (86%) of small-business respondents (86%) say that keeping their customer card information secure and feel payment-card data security is important to their business.

October 4, 2010

A report released late Monday by Verizon Business found that data breaches are linked to...

September 19, 2010

Tripwire, leading provider of IT security and compliance automation solutions, announced Monday that K-VA-T Food...

August 18, 2010

In 2008, approximately 212 million online records breaches occurred as a result of malware designed...

May 20, 2010

The Retail Equation, a leader in retail transaction optimization solutions, announced it is again validated...

March 19, 2010

According to VeriSign Global Security Consulting Services, the leading reason why companies fail their PCI assessment is the failure to protect cardholder data.

March 2, 2010

Vestcom, the leader of integrated shopper marketing solutions and best-in-class provider of business process outsourcing...

November 30, 2008

Executives at Staples recently received an e-mail alerting them that consumer credit-card data had...

November 30, 2008

Whether a retailer has directly experienced a data breach or watched the fallout from...