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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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4 Ways to Weave Security and Storage Into 1 Strategy
sponsored by NTT Communications ICT Solutions and Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to examine four key ways you can weave your storage and security into a single strategy through partitioning, encryption, role-based access and audit logging. Learn more about how you can protect your data, wherever it is stored.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

NTT Communications ICT Solutions and Hitachi Data Systems

Best Practices Guide for IT Governance & Compliance
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover three critical steps for maintaining compliance with external regulations and internal security policies.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Dell, Inc.

CradlePoint Enablers for PCI Compliant Systems
sponsored by CradlePoint
WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative paper that will help you better understand how to create and maintain a Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliant network. Read on to learn about PCI security standards, and what one player in the network connectivity market recommends for PCI compliance.
Posted: 16 Sep 2014 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

CradlePoint

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

Managed Security Service Providers Vs. On-Premise SIEM
sponsored by Solutionary
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper compares the strengths and weakness of on SIEM products with the MSSPs, including the financial, operational, and organizations considerations of each.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 13 Mar 2014

Solutionary

PCI DSS Questions Answered: Solutions To Tough Compliance Problems
sponsored by Pwine Express
WHITE PAPER: In this expert Q&A, get expert answers to the compliance and security issues that are most affecting the payment card industry today.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 05 Sep 2014

Pwine Express

Verizon PCI Report: Pen Testing, Passwords Cause PCI Assessment Gaffes
sponsored by Pwine Express
WHITE PAPER: In this expert guide, get critical insights on how you can help your organization meet PCI compliance regulations despite the many security challenges.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 03 Sep 2014

Pwine Express

Bit9 Case Study Portfolio: Advanced Threat Protection in Action
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Download the Bit9 + Carbon Black case study portfolio now to learn how 12 of your fellow retailers and hospitality organizations are addressing today's advanced threats targeting their point-of-sale (POS) systems.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Closing PCI DSS Security Gaps with Proactive Endpoint Monitoring and Protection
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses compliance issues and security gaps, explains how these can affect your organization, and how implementing a positive security solution can close the gaps.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

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

Leverage Security Intelligence for Retail
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative solution brief highlights the challenges and potential solutions that can be implemented to help embrace mobile customers, protect payment and personal data and deliver a secure shopping experience.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

PCI DSS compliance 101
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper guides you through a series of deployments that help you achieve PCI compliance, thus improving overall network security practices.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

Dell, Inc.

Leverage Security Intelligence For Financial Services Institutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover how financial institutions should consolidate existing security tools for a more robust fraud prevention and data protection system, alongside compliance with regulation mandates.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

IBM

PCI and PA DSS Compliance Assurance with LogRhythm
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Gain insight into the six domains of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and its 12 control requirements and learn how a particular solution enables you to improve your overall security and compliance posture while simultaneously reducing associated costs.
Posted: 03 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

LogRhythm, Inc.

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.

Compliance Field Guide: Reducing Costs in an Increasingly Regulated World
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper offers 6 compliance and audit best practices to help you address today's complex compliance environment. Click through for a leading integrated solution that manages policies, standards, response assessments, and vulnerabilities.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Symantec Corporation

5 Ways Hosting Providers Prepare Clients for PCI 3.0
sponsored by INetU Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide provides tips on how hosting providers can help clients comply with PCI 3.0. Read on to learn how you can find the right hosting provider for the needs of your organization.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

INetU Inc.

Mapping Security For Your Virtual Environment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this comprehensive white paper, explore the a solution to virtualization management solution that integrates with existing security strategies, offering simplified, efficient, and compliance-ready defense systems.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Using a Gateway to achieve PCI compliance
sponsored by Forum Systems
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines a gateway product that can help your organization achieve PCI compliance.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 Oct 2013

Forum Systems

Reducing the Cost of Achieving PCI Compliance with Lumension® Compliance and IT Risk Management
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, gain critical information about a streamlined compliance and risk management solution that helps identify, assess, remediate, and manage IT environments to demonstrate PCI DSS requirements.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2009

Lumension

CORE Security and the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource explores a security testing method that ensures PCI DSS validation and compliance to keep payment cardholder data protected from cybercrime at all times.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 09 Oct 2013

Core Security Technologies

A Pragmatic Approach to SIEM: Buy for Compliance, Use for Security
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Consult this informative white paper so you can gain a better understanding of the definition of SIEM and log management tools and what they can do for you. Find out more about the features of SIEM and what you should look for when selecting a product.
Posted: 01 Oct 2012 | Published: 01 Oct 2012

Tripwire, Inc.

Using Microsoft Active Directory to Address Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard Requirements in Heterogeneous Environments
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the business and technical case for centralizing administration. Learn more about the steps to take with user authentication and access controls as well as how to provide accountability through direct auditing of user activities.
Posted: 20 Sep 2012 | Published: 20 Sep 2012

Centrify 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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