Security compliance often varies from organisation to organisation due to varied industry regulation as well as internal security policies and procedures.
The PCI Security Standards Council released an update to its guidance for merchants on protecting against card skimming attacks in POS environments.
Based on insight from security experts, the card brands, and merchants, the PCI Security Standards Council periodically refines the guidelines to reflect current data security risks and best practices.
Despite industry data to the contrary, a new Tripwire retail cybersecurity survey indicates that organizations that rely on PCI compliance as the core of their information security program were twice as confident that they could detect rogue applications, such as those used to exfiltrate data.
With recent PCI DSS compliance incidents costing companies millions of pounds in fines and losses and inflicting damage to valuable brand reputations, Netwrix is urging organizations processing payment cards to follow six best practices to safeguard against a security incident.