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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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Has Your QSA Let You Down?
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks UK
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn the different problems organizations have faced with their QSA's, how to recognize these problems, and how to avoid hiring a QSA that will present these problems.
Posted: 09 May 2011 | Published: 04 May 2011

Dell SecureWorks UK

Tokenization Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: PCI DSS expert Walter Conway demystifies tokenization by discussing use cases, comparing tokenization vs. encryption and providing various alternatives for implementing tokenization. Finally, Walter provides guidance on how to prepare for implementing tokenization and select a solution appropriate for your needs.
Posted: 12 Sep 2011 | Published: 08 Sep 2011

Intel

PCI-Compliant Cloud Reference Architecture
sponsored by HyTrust
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to learn how Cisco, HyTrust, VMware, Savvis and Coalfire have collaborated to construct a cloud reference architecture that addresses some of the unique challenges of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS).
Posted: 13 Jul 2011 | Published: 13 Jul 2011

HyTrust

Fraud Prevention and Detection for Credit and Debit Card Transactions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Over the past 20 years, financial institutions, governments, insurers and retailers have seen an explosion in the amount and types of fraud perpetrated against them.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 01 Aug 2009

IBM

Achieving PCI compliance with Dell SecureWorks' security services
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: It is imperative that your organization meets the security requirements of PCI DSS and other compliance measures in order to ensure that your sensitive data is protected. View this paper to discover how a leading security provider can help secure your network while ensuring compliance.
Posted: 18 May 2011 | Published: 18 May 2011

Dell, Inc.

The Complete Guide to Log and Event Management
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will provide you with the information you need to purchase an Event and Log Management soutions. This paper outlines both the upside and downside to using both these services sepearte and together.
Posted: 11 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

Novell, Inc.

QSA Tokenization Broker Assessors Guide
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Tokenization has become popular as a way of strengthening the security of credit card and e-commerce transactions while minimizing the cost and complexity of compliance. In this white paper, learn about a tokenization approach that can reduce compliance costs in both data center and private cloud environments.
Posted: 10 May 2011 | Published: 10 May 2011

Intel

Reducing PCI DSS Scope: The Gateway Approach
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This White Paper discusses how Intel SOA Expressway security gateway-generated tokens can replace card numbers with surrogates, removing systems from scope.
Posted: 04 Apr 2011 | Published: 31 Mar 2011

Intel

PCI-Compliant Cloud Reference Architecture
sponsored by HyTrust
WHITE PAPER: This document presents a reference architecture and additional controls needed to address the three cloud challenges to achieve PCI compliance.
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 22 Mar 2011

HyTrust

Preparing an RFI for Virtualization and the PCI Data Security Standard
sponsored by HyTrust
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how protecting cardholder data is a critical and mandatory requirement for all organizations that process, store or transmit information on credit or debit cards and the requirements and guidelines for securing cardholder data are specified in the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS).
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 22 Mar 2011

HyTrust

SonicWALL PCI Compliance Solution Brief
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) applies to any organization that processes, transmits or stores payment card transactions or cardholder information. PCI applies not only to retailers but also to any business that accepts a single payment card transaction, no matter the size or industry.
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Published: 14 Feb 2011

SonicWALL

PCI Basics: What it Takes to Be Compliant
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the basic requirements of the PCI DSS, with a focus on the administrative and technical elements of the program. It also reviews the validation requirements of the standard and potential sanctions for failure to comply.
Posted: 08 Feb 2011 | Published: 07 Feb 2011

Tripwire, Inc.

Winning the PCI Compliance Battle: A Guide for Merchants and Member Service Providers
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: The PCI Data Security Standard requirements apply to all payment card network members, merchants and service providers that store, process or transmit cardholder data. This guide will outline the six core requirement categories, participation and validation requirements, how to select a PCI networking testing service and more.
Posted: 11 Jan 2011 | Published: 11 Jan 2011

Qualys

Laptop Locks: A Simple and Cost-Effective Approach to Data Loss Prevention
sponsored by Kensington
WHITE PAPER: This paper will educate IT decision makers on the need for physical security, how it can protect sensitive data, and how Kensington laptop locks can help.
Posted: 04 Oct 2010 | Published: 04 Oct 2010

Kensington

Data Encryption 101: A Pragmatic Approach to PCI Compliance
sponsored by Prime Factors, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The focus of this paper is to help you understand which specific security technologies and implementation models are appropriate, but first, let’s get a clear picture of what needs to be accomplished. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2010 | Published: 09 Sep 2010

Prime Factors, Inc.

Knowledge is Power
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Your software has a lot to say about data privacy. Your software is the engine for your data, where it gets processed, transformed, and transmitted. Understanding what your software can tell you puts power in your hands.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 26 Aug 2010

IBM

Automation Makes Perfect: Taking the Time Crunch Out of IT Compliance with Automation
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Continuous compliance can help you narrow the gap between identifying compliance vulnerabilities and repairing systems to an audit-passing state. Read this paper to learn more.
Posted: 03 Aug 2010 | Published: 03 Aug 2010

Tripwire, Inc.

On Common Ground: Where Compliance and Data Protection Overlap
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, we first explore the landscape in which CISOs now work—the new standards and regulations they face, increased attacks from hackers, and a more complex IT environment that includes virtualized infrastructure and outsourcing.
Posted: 03 Aug 2010 | Published: 03 Aug 2010

Tripwire, Inc.

Information Security Magazine Online July/August Issue – Demystifying APT: Get the facts about this targeted threat activity
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
WHITE PAPER: The industry has preached the need for software security and secure coding for several years now. After all, if software is designed securely from the start, it means fewer problems down the road. Read this paper now to learn more.
Posted: 21 Jul 2010 | Published: 21 Jul 2010

Information Security Magazine

How Can Security Management Technologies Help Me with PCI Compliance?
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how CA Security Management provides comprehensive and proven solutions to help achieve PCI compliance by ensuring the privacy of all confidential cardholder information, and detecting and correcting areas of potential exposure.
Posted: 02 Mar 2010 | Published: 11 Aug 2009

CA Technologies.

The Return on Investment of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards Compliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Compliance with PCI DSS has become a global requirement for any business or entity that processes credit card transactions as payment for goods and services. This paper explores the ROI implications and opportunities of PCI.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 10 Jun 2009

IBM

Achieving PCI DSS Compliance with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: The PCI DSS standard was created to prevent credit card fraud by requiring the implementation of certain controls and processes by all entities involved in the processing of credit cards. This paper will illustrate how Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops can help organizations comply with specific PCI DSS mandates.
Posted: 05 Oct 2009 | Published: 05 Oct 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Escaping PCI purgatory
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM offers comprehensive solutions designed to take businesses through the entire PCI compliance process and continue to meet new requirements, supporting the next level of security. Read the white paper ‘Escaping PCI Purgatory’ to learn more.
Posted: 21 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Feb 2009

IBM

The Good, Bad and Necessary: The Complete Guide to PCI 6.6 Success
sponsored by Breach Security
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides IT security professionals with the information needed to understand PCI compliance and specifically, one of the standard's latest requirements, 6.6. In addition, the paper offer tips for successful PCI 6.6 compliance and highlights compliance successes from real-world companies.
Posted: 14 Aug 2009 | Published: 08 Jun 2009

Breach Security

The Best PCI Audit of Your Life
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will detail a strategy that enables companies to easily gain PCI compliance and ensure effective security. By mapping technical controls to PCI standards and by continuously monitoring, assessing, and reporting the status of your environment, you can make your PCI audit the most efficient and actionable of your life.
Posted: 13 Aug 2009 | Published: 13 Aug 2009

Lumension
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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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