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ALSO CALLED: Card Payment Industry, Credit Card Industry, PCI
DEFINITION: PAN (primary account number) truncation is a technology that prevents most of the digits in a credit card, debit card or bank account number from appearing on printed receipts issued to customers. PAN truncation is used by point-of-sale (POS) terminals and has become nearly universal in recent years. In many jurisdictions, PAN truncation is mandated by the government. The intent is to prevent fraud  … 
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Bluelock Virtual Datacenters Instrumental in Patronpath’s PCI-DSS Compliance in the Cloud
sponsored by Bluelock
WHITE PAPER: One of the biggest challenges and concerns of businesses moving to the cloud is ensuring regulatory compliance and security. Discover how Patronpath, a company that processes and handles online credit card transactions for customers, increased scalability and decreased costs by adopting PCI-compliant cloud services.
Posted: 14 May 2012 | Published: 02 May 2012

Bluelock

Enabling Continuous PCI DSS Compliance
sponsored by RedSeal Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a proactive security intelligence solution that ensures continuous implementation of the PCI DSS network security requirements and more effective communication of risk to auditors.
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

RedSeal Networks

PCI DSS Compliance with Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager and Stingray Application Firewall
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: PCI DSS is mandatory for any business that handles confidential cardholder data. Riverbed® Stingray™ Traffic Manager and Stingray Application Firewall Module help with many parts of the PCI DSS specification, notably the web application firewall (WAF) requirements of section 6.6.
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 | Published: 12 Jan 2012

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

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

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

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

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

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

Five Challenges to Continuous PCI DSS Compliance
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS, or PCI) becomes more widely adopted in both the United States and Europe, organizations face five major challenges when navigating the PCI compliance landscape. Read this white paper to learn what they are and how to overcome them.
Posted: 14 Apr 2010 | Published: 14 Apr 2010

Tripwire, Inc.

PCI Compliance: Are UK Businesses Ready?
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As of September 30, 2010, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) will apply to organizations in the UK. Recent research reveals that so far only 12 percent of UK organizations that handle credit card data currently have been certified PCI compliant. Read on to learn how your organization should be preparing for September 30th.
Posted: 09 Apr 2010 | Published: 09 Apr 2010

Tripwire, Inc.

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.

Secure and Compliant Collaboration and Access
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As part of its comprehensive security framework, IBM offers a broad, unified array of integrated access authorization and identity management solutions that enable organizations to secure their collaboration and access processes in alignment with their overall business needs.
Posted: 28 Oct 2009 | Published: 31 Mar 2008

IBM

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

Reducing the Cost of Achieving PCI Compliance with Lumension® Compliance and IT Risk Management
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will examine PCI DSS and explain how Lumension® Compliance and IT Risk Management can help organizations reduce the cost of addressing compliance.
Posted: 06 Oct 2009 | Published: 06 Oct 2009

Lumension

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

LogRhythm and PCI Compliance
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: LogRhythm has extensive experience in helping organizations improve their overall security and compliance posture while reducing costs. This paper illustrates and discusses the 6 domains of PCI DSS requirements as well as uses tables to outline how LogRhythm supports PCI compliance.
Posted: 09 Sep 2009 | Published: 09 Sep 2009

LogRhythm, Inc.

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

PCI Compliance Made Simple
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: Major data breaches have caused untold damage. These unfortunate events have led to the creation of a data security standard (PCI DSS) that all payment card industry members must comply to. This white paper helps to simplify and provide a deeper understanding of the PCI DSS v1.1 and discusses best practices to achieve PCI compliance.
Posted: 20 Jul 2009 | Published: 20 Feb 2008

Alert Logic

Achieving Network Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Compliance with Netcordia's NetMRI
sponsored by Netcordia
WHITE PAPER: Many network monitoring products are easy to install and give you basic tools for managing your network, but achieving and maintaining compliance with the latest version of the PCI DSS requires a network solution that can manage unprecedented levels of change and complexity. Read this whitepaper to learn more about one such solution.
Posted: 17 Jul 2009 | Published: 17 Jul 2009

Netcordia
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PAYMENT CARD INDUSTRY DEFINITION (continued): …  or identity theft in case a printed receipt is lost or carelessly discarded.Most credit card accounts are identified by a string of 16 numbers in four groups of four digits. When PAN truncation is used, only the last set of four digits appears on the printed receipt issued to the customer. The first three sets of four digits on the customer's receipt are replaced by wildcard characters, usually asterisks (*). The receipt contains enough relevant information so the buyer may, if necessary, identify the transaction at a later date. Such information can include the merchant's name and store location, … 
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