Tag Archives: SSL

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 cybercriminals and technology itself.  This is one of the reasons […]

PCI DSS v3.1 Coming – SSL No Longer Considered Strong Cryptography

Author: Viviana Wesley, PCI QSA In a recent bulletin the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) stated that updates will be forthcoming to the Data Security Standard (DSS) version 3.0 – and very soon.  The change is related to vulnerabilities seen with Secure Socket Layer cryptography.

Understanding and Fixing the Heartbleed Vulnerability

Now that you know that Heartbleed is potentially exposing your secure systems to malicious hackers, you need to know what to do about it. Not only does that mean you need to secure your systems (even the ones you don’t yet know use Open SSL), but you also need to be able to understand the […]