Lippis Report 176: PCI 2.0: Maintaining Compliance in a Mobile, Cloud and Virtualized IT World

July 25th, 2011

It seems like every week or so there is news of a massive cyber attack where criminals get away with stealing credit card and other personal data on the order of tens of millions of individual records. Sony, Bank of America, Epsilon, Nintendo, the International Monetary Fund, the US Senate and CIA are but a few of the targets for high-profile cyber attacks that took place in 2011. According to a recent study by the Ponemon Institute, “cyber attacks have recently become more harsh and recurrent. At least 90% of the IT practitioners surveyed claimed that they had experienced one or more cyber breaches within the last year, and 89% of these respondents could not identify the source of these breaches.”

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Cisco PCI Solution for Retail 2.0: Simplifying Compliance

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July 25th, 2011

By Cisco Systems

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Version 2.0 has been released, providing clarification and reinforcing the need for merchants and other organizations to identify all system components, people and processes to be included in a PCI DSS assessment. Simply achieving device and system compliance is not enough to protect your retail business and your customers. Cisco® PCI Solution for Retail 2.0 helps you:

• Address current PCI compliance requirements
• Protect customer data in your data center, stores, Internet edge, contact center and between partners, such as payment processors
• Simplify compliance
• Offer guidance on security best practices