Tag Archives: cardholder data

EMV (Europay, MasterCard, Visa): THE COMING SHIFT IN LIABILITY

Author: Todd Becker, PCI QSA, ISO 27001 Auditor ‘Chip and PIN’, or EMV (“Europay, MasterCard, Visa”), is an open-standard set of specifications for smart card payments and acceptance devices and is a popular topic these days with HALOCK’s PCI clients. EMV is not a PCI requirement. However, there is a ‘liability shift’ in October 2015 that […]

PCI Compliance – 96% of victims subject to PCI DSS had not achieved compliance

I’m going to refer to another something in a previous blog, the one about Verizon’s 2012 Data Breach Report regarding PCI Compliance. One statistic they mentioned was that 96% of victims subject to PCI DSS had not achieved compliance.  What does that say?  Probably would have stood a better chance had they been compliant. The PCI Data […]