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ALSO CALLED: PCI DSS, Payment Card Industry Standard, PCI Standard, PCI Data Security Standard
DEFINITION: The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a widely accepted set of policies and procedures intended to optimize the security of credit, debit and cash card transactions and protect cardholders against misuse of their personal information. The PCI DSS was created jointly in 2004 by four major credit-card companies: Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.The PCI DSS specifies  … 
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9 Ways to Secure Your Store Systems and Ensure PCI Compliance
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides 9 strategies for retail security professionals to take control of their security posture and reduce the burden of achieving and maintaining PCI compliance.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Dec 2014

Bit9, Inc.

10 Ways to Protect Your Company From a Data Breach
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper lists 10 ways to implement a stronger security strategy to protect your employees and customers from a costly data breach, while maintaining PCI compliance.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Dec 2014

Bit9, Inc.

Closing PCI DSS Security Gaps with Proactive Endpoint Monitoring and Protection
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper defines potential compliance and security gaps; identifies the effect that these gaps can have on your organization; and explains how a positive security solution can close these gaps to ensure the security of servers and endpoints, as well as PCI DSS compliance.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Dec 2014

Bit9, Inc.

An IT Auditor’s Guide to Security Controls & Risk Compliance
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource details a simpler, more effective approach to compliance that aims to help your enterprise to meet Governance, Risk, and Compliance standards, while managing the systems, files, and user permissions that you need to meet the needs of your organization.
Posted: 17 Dec 2014 | Published: 17 Dec 2014

Bit9, Inc.

The Convergence of Security and Compliance
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This eBook defines potential compliance and security gaps; identifies what effect these gaps can have on your organization; and reveals how a positive solution can close these gaps to ensure the security of servers and endpoints, and help to ensure compliance with industry regulations.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Bit9, Inc.

A Positive Security Approach to PCI DSS 3.0 Compliance
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource sets out a roadmap to meeting the requirements of PCI DSS 3.0, helping you to break each step of the process down into manageable, easy-to-understand components.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Bit9, Inc.

5 Steps to Reduce the Complexity of PCI Security Assessments
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper outlines 5 steps for reducing the complexity of PCI assessments, lowering administration costs, and accelerating the attainment of a compliant and secure environment.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Bit9, Inc.

Analysis of the 4 Acceptable PCI DSS Storage Methods
sponsored by Delego
WHITE PAPER: Continue on to this important whitepaper now to explore the pros and cons of the four acceptable storage methods as outlined by the PCI DSS.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 12 Dec 2013

Delego

6 Vulnerabilities of the Retail Payment Ecosystem
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the risks involved in each step of the retail payment process and provides practical solutions for each, including manipulating software updates, exploiting weak passwords, and more.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

How to Build and Maintain a Secure Network
sponsored by Delego
WHITE PAPER: Download this informative whitepaper now for 12 chapters on how to navigate the PCI-DSS and stay in compliance while protecting your customer's information.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

Delego

4 Best Practices for Building PCI DSS Compliant Networks
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals four recommendations for building PCI DSS compliant networks to secure consumer's payment card data.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2014

SolarWinds, Inc.

PCI DSS Cloud Compliance Requirements
sponsored by SkyHigh
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper serves as a cheat sheet to the ins-and-outs of the payment card industry data security standard.
Posted: 17 Nov 2014 | Published: 17 Nov 2014

SkyHigh

24/7 Visibility into Advanced Malware on Networks and Endpoints
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper argues that containing the massive-scale security breaches that many high-profile organizations are experiencing requires a holistic approach that addresses vulnerabilities and threats at the network and system levels, and leverages threat intelligence to accurately identify attacks in progress.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

Tenable Network Security

How Tenable Optimized Vulnerability Management for Crosskey Banking Solutions
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how Crosskey Banking Solutions worked with Tenable Network Security to reduce risk and ensure PCI DSS compliance.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

Tenable Network Security

The Top 5 Security Challenges of Higher Education
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper discusses how in addition to the same IT security challenges as commercial enterprises, universities face a number of difficulties that are entirely unique to higher education.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

Tenable Network Security

How Alert Logic Helped BancBox to Protect Payment Information in the Cloud
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes Alert Logic's collaboration with BancBox, a payment service provider, to find a way to protect payment information and meet PCI compliance mandates in a cloud environment.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

Alert Logic

Retail Shopping Has Become More Personal, Relevant and Profitable
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals a strategy that defines a cloud-based approach to personalising the retail experience for every customer.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 10 Oct 2014

Aerohive Networks

Protect People, Processes and Technology from Web Application Threats
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Securing externally facing applications is an important step toward safeguarding your critical assets. Find out why.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Nov 2013

IBM

Evolving Security Efforts to Meet PCI DSS v.3.0 Compliance Requirements
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the latest version of the payment card standard, which includes clarifications and new requirements that organizations must comply with by the end of 2014.
Posted: 01 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

CDW Corporation

Achieving PCI DSS Peace of Mind in the Cloud
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can achieve PCI DSS compliance in the cloud without any hassle or setbacks.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

CloudPassage

How to Stay Compliant with PCI DSS Standards
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a solution that has plenty of experience in helping organizations improve their overall security and compliance standings while reducing costs.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Information Security in the E-Commerce Sector
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This resource looks at information security in the e-commerce sector, and how standards like PCI enforce the strong need to protect consumer personal information.
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Alert Logic

Protect Your Brand with Alert Logic PCI DSS Compliance Solutions
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This product brief outlines Alert Logic's cloud-powered solutions and the unique benefits offered to help eliminate the burden of PCI compliance.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

Alert Logic

Voltage Success Story: Envision Pharmaceutical Services
sponsored by Voltage Security, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This case study features Envision Pharmaceutical Services' experience with an easy-to-use, low-cost email platform that ensured secure data sharing and helped maintain HIPAA and PCI DSS compliance.
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Published: 18 Jun 2014

Voltage Security, Inc.

Simplify implementation of the HITRUST Common Security Framework
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Click through to explore the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) common security framework (CSF) which harmoniously combines compliance management controls for simplified, cost-effective HCO audit preparation.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Symantec Corporation
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PAYMENT CARD INDUSTRY DATA SECURITY STANDARD DEFINITION (continued): …  and elaborates on six major objectives.First, a secure network must be maintained in which transactions can be conducted. This requirement involves the use of firewalls that are robust enough to be effectivewithout causing undue inconvenience to cardholders or vendors. Specialized firewalls are available for wireless LANs, which are highly vulnerable to eavesdropping and attacks by malicious hackers. In addition, authentication data such as personal identification numbers (PINs) and passwords must not involve defaults supplied by the vendors. Customers should be able to conveniently and frequently … 
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