PCI DSS Audit: A Complete Guide + Downloadable Checklist
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PCI DSS Audit: A Complete Guide + Downloadable Checklist

Willie Sutton, the infamous twentieth-century U.S. criminal, was allegedly known to rob banks because “that’s where the money is.” In this digital age, organizations are exposed to financial fraud due to their lax security- leaving sensitive consumer data stolen and misused.  To protect against this, PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) was set…

What is PCI DSS Certification: A Beginners Guide to Compliance
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What is PCI DSS Certification: A Beginners Guide to Compliance

When Spanish airline Air Europa suffered a data breach recently and became the reason for its customers canceling their credit cards because fraudsters were accessing their financial data, the repercussions were felt far and wide. Travelers chose to vent publicly on social media and voted quickly with their laptops by resolving never to fly with…

7 Best PCI DSS Auditors in 2024
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7 Best PCI DSS Auditors in 2024

A PCI audit is a thorough examination of a merchant’s compliance with PCI DSS requirements and is done by PCI DSS auditors. It includes numerous individual controls or safeguards for protecting cardholder information (such as the primary account number, CAV/CID/CVC2/CVV2, and other types), as well as systems that interact with payment processing. To conduct an…

What is PCI DSS Network Segmentation? (Quick Guide)
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What is PCI DSS Network Segmentation? (Quick Guide)

With cybersecurity threats becoming ubiquitous, network segmentation makes for an effective way for cloud-hosted companies that processes payment card data to secure access to sensitive cardholders’ data. While the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) doesn’t mandate it, network segmentation allows organizations to prioritize and focus their security efforts by segmenting and isolating…

Ultimate Guide to PCI DSS Training
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Ultimate Guide to PCI DSS Training

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) is a compliance framework that mandates organizations to protect sensitive cardholder information from security threats. Every organization that processes even one card transaction in a year needs to follow PCI security standards. As an organization going through the PCI DSS compliance journey, you must have the…

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