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  • PCI Council looks for ways to stem data breaches after bad year

    A consortium that develops guidelines for protecting payment card data is hoping that emerging security technologies will help prevent breaches that made this year one of the worst ever on the security front.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk18 Nov. 14 13:24
  • Shellshock flaw could pose risks to payments industry

    The "Shellshock" flaw has the potential to pose a risk to the payments industry, but doesn't appear to have caused any problems yet, an official with a consortium run by major credit card companies warned on Tuesday.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk01 Oct. 14 10:30
  • Security council blames breaches on poor PCI standard support

    The growing number of data breaches resulting in massive numbers of payment cards being stolen from retail stores and other businesses is occurring because they're failing to keep up with the Payment Card Industry's data security standard, according to the PCI Security Standards Council.

    Written by Ellen Messmer28 Aug. 14 22:54
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  • Merchants struggle to comply with PCI security in economy

    The heads of seven business organizations sent PCI Security Standards Council General Manager Bob Russo a cry for help earlier this month, saying the recession is making it "increasingly difficult" for merchants to meet the requirements of the Payment Card Industry's Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

    Written by Bill Brenner25 June 09 23:58