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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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Mobile NFC in Retail
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from the GSMA explains the opportunities for NFC Mobile communications in retail.
Posted: 09 Nov 2012 | Published: 01 Nov 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

PCI Council issues mobile application rules for software developers
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council has demanded the development of mobile applications that include comprehensive security controls. This expert resource will help you understand what the new guidelines call for in terms of security controls, the history behind these standards, and further developments.
Posted: 25 Apr 2013 | Published: 25 Apr 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

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

Solutions to Meet your PCI Compliance Needs
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the capabilities of seven HP products in achieving Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) compliance. Ensure that compliance isn't a business inhibitor for your organization by consulting this informative resource.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 24 Aug 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Compliance Driven Security
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With the increasing threat to credit card data, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) was introduced, requiring organizations to implement information security controls. Access this resource to learn more about the existing threats, the key benefits of PCI compliance and how to effectively implement a PCI compliance program.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012 | Published: 18 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc.

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

May Technical Guide on PCI DSS Guidance
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This technical guide, brought to you by SearchSecurity.com offers a global perspective on the various technologies available for organizations to meet the stringent requirements of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). View now to explore PCI DSS guidance for encryption, tokenization and virtualization technologies.
Posted: 08 May 2012 | Published: 07 May 2012

SearchSecurity.com

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

Three Steps to PCI Compliance in the Cloud
sponsored by Intel
EGUIDE: PCI virtualization compliance is extremely challenging, requiring organizations to not only revalidate service providers, but face ongoing operational problems that that can arise during compliance audits. In this e-guide uncover three steps you can implement to ensure the environment stays compliant over a long-term deployment.
Posted: 27 Apr 2012 | Published: 27 Apr 2012

Intel

PCI in the cloud: Compliance guide
sponsored by Intel
EGUIDE: Adhering to the requirements of the PCI DSS, especially in a cloud computing environment, is no easy task and unfortunately there is no one-size-fits all approach. This guide offers expert insight on PCI in the cloud as well as key guidance to help you navigate through the cloud to meet compliance goals.
Posted: 26 Apr 2012 | Published: 26 Apr 2012

Intel

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.

Non-compliance outweighs the cost of compliance
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Even though compliance has proven to be more of a chore for companies than a pleasant task, the facts show that when companies put the effort into complying, savings occur. Read this expert tip guide and discover why the cost of non-compliance is more than maintaining it.
Posted: 06 Dec 2011 | Published: 06 Dec 2011

IBM

Passing a PCI Audit: A Global Perspective on Security Payment Card Data
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: SearchSecurity.com presents a comprehensive guide on how to pass a PCI audit. Our experts examine tactics that help companies achieve PCI compliance and offers advice on the steps you can take to make the audit process less burdensome.
Posted: 11 Nov 2011 | Published: 11 Nov 2011

IBM

Winning the PCI Compliance Battle
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers a guide for merchants and member services providers for meeting the requirements PCI DSS.
Posted: 17 Oct 2011 | Published: 17 Oct 2011

Qualys

E-Book: Technical Guide on PCI
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: TechTarget’s Security Media Group presents a global look at PCI, and how it is impacted by today’s evolving business needs. Our technical editors from the U.S., Europe, India and Asia provide their respective regions’ perspective on PCI compliance.
Posted: 14 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

SearchSecurity.com

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

SearchSecurity.com E-Guide: PCI DSS: Understanding key themes and assessment changes
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert tip provides an overview on the recent PCI DSS Security assessment changes and offers advice on how to update compliance programs to keep pace with the new requirements.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

IBM

Presentation Transcript: Has Your QSA Thrown You Under a Bus?
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks UK
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: After working with hundreds of organizations striving to achieve PCI compliance, we understand that one of the biggest challenges is finding and maximizing the use of a quality QSA. This presentation transcript will give you examples of how a bad QSA can derail your PCI program.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

Dell SecureWorks UK

Presentation Transcript: Go Forth & Comply - New Virtualization Guidelines from the PCI Council
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks UK
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, principal security consultant at Dell SecureWorks, discuss the issues confronting organizations who wish to use virtualization technologies with their Cardholder Data Environment, summarize and clarify the recommendations from the PCI council and more.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

Dell SecureWorks UK

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

Presentation Transcript: Virtualized Cardholder Data Environments Capitalizing on Updated PCI SSC Guidance
sponsored by HyTrust
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: 2010 marked the release of the PCI's DSS 2.0 compliance standards, and among a variety of new standards, virtualization has made an appearance. Access this presentation transcript for expert analysis of the latest challenges of PCI compliance, including a detailed overview of concerns related to virtualization.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 07 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

Case Study: HyTrust Helps a Regional Nature and Science Museum Gain the Benefits of Virtualization
sponsored by HyTrust
CASE STUDY: With a series of servers that must comply with all the PCI standards, a regional museum needed a tool that assisted with securing and documenting PCI compliance. Access this resource for a case study of the museum's implementation of the HyTrust Appliance and reduced the burden of PCI compliance.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 01 Jul 2011

HyTrust

E-Guide: PCI DSS 2011: Key themes to watch
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert tip pinpoints key observations and common themes related to what’s currently happening with today’s PCI DSS compliance programs and explains what’s in store for the future as companies transition to the PCI DSS 2.0 guidelines.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

IBM
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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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