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.

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.

April 23, 2014

Ever since the major retailer breaches last year, outsiders have been pointing fingers at the victim merchants demanding to know how something like this could happen. But cyber risk in the payment card industry is a problem greater than any one company.

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.

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...

November 30, 2008

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

September 30, 2008

On Wednesday, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), formally published version 1.2...

September 30, 2008

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) is expected to release version...

April 30, 2008

There is no end in sight, and there never will be—not when it comes...

March 30, 2008

Portland, Ore. –– Chockstone Inc., a leading loyalty marketing and technology provider, announced SingleSwipe, a...

November 30, 2007

As fuel costs continue to rise, further eroding consumers’ discretionary income, there is a glimmer...

October 4, 2007

Washington, D.C., In...

August 31, 2007

As more clients use credit and loyalty cards during their salon visits, Regis Salons...

August 30, 2007

As more clients use credit and loyalty cards during their salon visits, Regis Salons is...

August 30, 2007

Before a restaurant achieves level 1 status by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards, it...

June 30, 2007

Continuing the effort to bring the safeguarding of customer data to the forefront of retailers’...

June 30, 2007

As the media reveals more reports of credit-card and identity-theft incidents, retailers are hard-pressed to...