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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.

Understanding PCI Mobile Payment Processing Security Guidelines
sponsored by Delego
EGUIDE: Download this expert e-guide now to learn about the new Payment Card Industry Mobile Payment Acceptance Security Guidelines and how they will impact you.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

Delego

3 Ways That Retailers Can Address POS Security Challenges
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
VIDEO: In this short video, learn how to address evolving malware threats and meet PCI DSS 3.0 compliance requirements with a proactive approach to security.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 07 Nov 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

Delivering Compliance, Security and Operations Intelligence
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study explores the security solution a theater went with to protect the information of its customers and employees.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Sep 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

How ObserveIT Helped AIG to Pioneer a User-Centric Security Strategy
sponsored by ObserveIT
WEBCAST: This webcast describes how global insurance company AIG benefited from a user activity monitoring solution from Observe IT.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Oct 28, 2014

ObserveIT

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

Rosetta Stone Case Study: Improve Security and Compliance with Threat Management
sponsored by Alert Logic
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study explores a threat management that can help you improve security and compliance.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Alert Logic

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

Security Compliance:  A Common Thread
sponsored by CDW Corporation
RESOURCE: Access this infographic to discover how to properly secure your information and meet major compliance mandates for healthcare, finance and government data.
Posted: 01 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

CDW 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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