PCI Audit Failures: 6 Reasons Why it Happens to Businesses

Posted on July 26, 2015 by John Lynch |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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5 Simple Ways You Can Reduce Your Organisation’s PCI Scope

Posted on April 11, 2015 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

Reducing an organisation’s PCI scope should be a major priority for IT managers. Let’s take an in-depth look at PCI DSS scope reduction:

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PCI DSS 3.0: Did Encryption Go Far Enough?

Posted on April 03, 2015 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

In January 2015, PCI DSS 3.0 was brought into effect in order to help bring about vital changes but many sources argue that it didn’t take encryption far enough.

Is this true? Maytech takes a look at what changes 3.0 has brought with it and whether it will create a significant impact.

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PCI: Essential Security or Just Ticking a Box?

Posted on January 25, 2015 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

When representatives from some of the world's leading financial organisations joined together nearly ten years ago to form the PCI-DSS, it was a big step forward for online security. It was the first time that the world's biggest names had joined together to provide a 'one size fits all' approach to financial security.

From then on, any business that wanted to accept money from any major banks had to abide by the PCI DSS. Today, the PCI-DSS is near enough ubiquitous in the business climate.

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