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PCI DSS 4.0: Protecting Payment Card Processing

PCI? PCI SSC? PCI DSS 4.0? Need these acronyms explained? Well, this blog is for you. Read on to find out how the new PCI DSS 4.0 (a set of security standards created to ensure companies maintain a secure financial environment) will affect how you transact online, monitor your website payment gateways and more.

What You Should Know About PCI Gap Assessment?

We know how complicated and resource-consuming it can be to comply with the standards set up by the PCI (Payment Card Industry) Security Standards Council. It’s not surprising that less than 1 in 5 businesses (around 18%) assess their PCI DSS controls more frequently than is required by the regulation. However, things become a lot easier and streamlined with PCI DSS gap assessment.

Achieving PCI DSS Compliance in the Cloud

In the current digital world, businesses should ensure that they protect cardholders’ data at all costs. As such, any business that stores, processes, or transmits cardholder data or any other sensitive information should comply with the latest Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards released in 2018. However, this can be overwhelming for most decision-makers. Below is a guide on how you can achieve PCI DSS compliance for your cloud operations.

Cloud-Centric PCI Compliance Demands Cloud-Native Controls

Over the last 15-plus years, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard – a.k.a. PCI DSS – has endured as the bellwether of IT security standards. For today’s e-commerce vendors and cloud centric retailers, maintaining alignment with “PCI” remains as relevant as ever, especially given the continued proliferation of threats and diversity of cloud and hybrid environments.

Master Class - PCI Compliance and Vulnerability Management for Kubernetes - 2020-05-05

This is the Rancher Master Class with NeuVector that was held on May 5, 2020. In it NeuVector talks about the challenges with PCI-DSS compliance when working with Kubernetes and presents strategies for securing containers and content, both using OSS tools and with their paid solutions.

Privacy Protections, PCI Compliance and Vulnerability Management for Kubernetes

Containers are becoming the new computing standard for many businesses. New technology does not protect you from traditional security concerns. If your containers handle any sensitive data, including personally identifiable information (PII), credit cards or accounts, you’ll need to take a ‘defense in depth’ approach to container security. The CI/CD pipeline is vulnerable at every stage, from build to ship to runtime.

Is your business PCI DSS compliant?

How Chooseus Life Insurance lost its customers’ cardholder details and their trust In August 2019, reporters began flocking to Chooseus Life Insurance’s head office in Detroit after news leaked that thousands of the company’s customers had lost money due to a security breach. The CEO of this life insurance company released the following statement: “We have had your trust for two years.