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Viewing posts from January, 2009

is-it-time-for-a-pci-upgrade

That's the question proposed in this post: Breaches Make a Mockery of PCI Security Standards (Ouch.) I would say "Yes".

is-visible-security-needed-for-consumer

Consumer concerns about about information theft, data breaches and web-based attacks have caused a drop in online commerce activity.

From the article:

"If you look at the regulators like the banking regulators and the credit card associations, they are two years behind the curve," she said. "They finally responded with PCI and FFIEC, and it is definitely improving the security situation, but if they had done this two years ago it would have been in time to prevent this loss."

kaspersky-labs-update-on-bank-attacks

Hat tip: Securology.

kim-cameron-on-fingerprint-readers

Read the post: Fingerprint charade.

lexis-nexis-breach

As Adam had pointed out the Lexis Nexis breach was due to " misappropriation by third parties of IDs and passwords from legitimate customers".

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