The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has published a new version of the industry standard that businesses use to safeguard payment data before, during, and after purchase.  PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) version 3.2 replaces previous versions in addressing the growing threats to customer payment information.

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There is a certain amount of accepted risk associated with shopping, especially during the holiday season.  Identify theft and fraud have become an accepted risk for many online and retail shoppers.  This year is thought to see an even greater level of attacks aimed toward the consumer market, ranging from malicious sites exploiting your data…

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Finally, we are almost there! The United States is following the lead of other industrialized nations and converting its credit card format from the current magnetic strip to a card that contains a built-in computer chip. The chip makes it more difficult for hackers to steal, and since each transaction generates a random code (or…

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