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2015 PCI Roundup: What You Need to Know

Posted on January 12, 2016 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

The last 12 months have been an interesting one in the world of PCI. Here are the biggest stories around PCI compliant file hosting in 2015.

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Maytech’s November Update of PCI Compliance

Posted on December 04, 2015 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

With the payment card industry constantly changing and adapting, it pays to keep up with the latest news and trends. To make this as easy as possible for you, we’ve rounded up all the latest changes and information that you need to know:

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New International Board Members Join PCI Security Standards Council

Posted on September 04, 2015 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

The PCI Security Standards Council have appointed new board members to lead the fight against international cybercrime. These members were appointed by election and will worth with organisations around the world to help protect businesses and consumers from data theft.

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An August 2015 Update On the World of PCI

Posted on August 21, 2015 by Georgina Park |Leave a comment|

A few weeks back we told you about the latest news on PCI in summer 2015, but with such a fast-paced and developing industry, things have come a long way in a short space of time. So, here’s an update on all the latest news about the payment card industry:

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Improving Data Security for the PCI and Small Businesses

Posted on August 18, 2015 by Georgina Park |Leave a comment|

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has announced big changes in a bid to help and win the hearts of small businesses. So, if you own a SME take note.

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8 of the Most Common PCI Myths

Posted on August 11, 2015 by Georgina Park |Leave a comment|

Despite being a very common security measure that is legally required for storing payment information, there are many myths surrounding the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Often these myths are the reasons behind the lack of compliance and mishandling data.

To clear the air and debunk any of these myths, here are the most common PCI myths:

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PCI Audit Failures: 6 Reasons Why it Happens to Businesses

Posted on July 26, 2015 by Georgina Park |Leave a comment|

Criticism of the PCI-DSS happens, but there’s no doubt that being compliant with its regulations matters. Failing an audit could cost up to hundreds of thousands of pounds and significant reputational damage – and that’s without considering the disastrous consequences of a full-blown data breach.

Read more: Why do I Need to be PCI Compliant?

What are the biggest reasons organisations fall short of PCI compliance?

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PCI in the News: Summer 2015

Posted on July 09, 2015 by Georgina Park |Leave a comment|

When it comes to financial security, there are always new developments occurring.

We’ve taken a look at some of the biggest stories in the world of financial security so far this summer.

  • PCI DSS 3.1 arrives
  • New Corporate Names Join PCI International Board
  • Visa and MasterCard Continue into the African Financial Industry
  • ‘Smart credit cards’ launched to rival Apple Pay and Android Pay
  • 130 arrested in global anti-cyber fraud investigation

 

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PCI SSC Updates its Payment Card Production Requirements

Posted on May 30, 2015 by Georgina Park |Leave a comment|

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has moved to make payment safer than ever before by strengthening its requirements for the production of payment cards.

Protecting against the threat of physical fraud, the PCI Card Production Security Requirements Version 1.1 insists upon a range of different aspects that card issuers must abide by when creating, personalising, storing, chip embedding and shipping PIN cards.

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PayPals Commitment to Cyber Security

Posted on May 29, 2015 by Georgina Park |Leave a comment|

PayPal’s mission statement is to ‘Protect buyers, sellers, businesses and payment methods of any flavour’. So security needs to be at the top of the list for PayPal to maintain its reputation.

PayPal also needs to ensure that all credit card transactions are PCI complaint. This is fundamental for any business collecting credit card details.

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