Tag Archives: PCI Compliance

Payment Processing in a Remote Working Environment

Organizations are facing a lot of change with remote work set ups – in both physical location and operational shifts. Especially challenged are businesses that manage credit card information electronically and over the phone. These new working conditions unearth new risks for sensitive data. Social distancing can also bring about more social engineering attempts. According […]

PCI Deadline is Fast Approaching on June 30, 2018

by Viviana Wesley PCI QSA, ISO 27001 Auditor – Managing Consultant, Governance & Compliance Services Cyber security is a moving target.  The technology and policies that kept users, devices and data safe at one time are eventually compromised at some point by the growing skills of cyber criminals and technology itself.  This is one of […]

Clarifying the new PCI DSS 3.2 Requirements for Service Providers

By Viviana Wesley, PCI QSA, ISO 27001 Auditor The process of securing cardholder data is a shared responsibility amongst multiple parties that play a role in the card transaction process. They include merchants, processors, acquirers, backup tape storage facilities, issuers and service providers just to name a few. All of these entities play a part in […]

A Merchant’s Guide to PCI SSC Compliance – HALOCK

A Merchant’s Guide to PCI SSC Compliance By Morgan Rickel  PMP, QSA If you are a merchant considering the implementation of a mobile payment acceptance solution, or if you are currently using one, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has determined that one of the major risk factors in validating mobile payment […]

How To Find The Right QSA

If you are a Level 1 or Level 2 merchant, complying with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) continues to get more complicated.  The stakes have never been higher for large organizations that process payments.  With major data breaches constantly in the headlines like Target, Home Depot, JP Morgan Chase and countless […]