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What is required for PCI DSS Compliance?

What is required for PCI DSS Compliance?

PCI DSS compliance is structured around 12 major areas of IT Security requirements, which are designed to achieve six overarching IT security goals. This article describes them in simple terms.
6 Rules for Banks to Prevent DoS attacks

6 Rules for Banks to Prevent DoS attacks

Banks are vulnerable since it would be devastating to have their websites down for any amount of time. Because of this, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) has released
How to Get a PCI Compliance Certification

How to Get a PCI Compliance Certification

PCI compliance certification is required of merchants and service providers (vendors) that transmit, process or store payment-card transactions. Companies will not face criminal charges if they are not PCI DSS
Expect The Unexpected: Ensuring A Frustration-Free SOC 2 Audit

Expect The Unexpected: Ensuring A Frustration-Free SOC 2 Audit

Like many other audits, the SOC 2 audit may breed stress and anxiety. However, there are a few things your organization can do to avoid unexpected surprises that may cause
Guide to Conducting IT Risk Assessments

Guide to Conducting IT Risk Assessments

Many businesses hire independent firms such as ERMProtect to conduct IT risk assessments and draft remediation and response plans, especially if they are rich targets for hackers. Other businesses perform
How Artificial Intelligence Will Drive the Future of Penetration Testing in IT Security

How Artificial Intelligence Will Drive the Future of Penetration Testing in IT Security

Over time, the penetration testing practice and servicing has evolved from being a completely manual and tedious process that only a few people knew how to do to a more