Cyber-attacks made easy as nearly half of companies fail payment security

Almost half of companies around the world failed to comply with payment security regulations, risking their future ability to take card payments. Read about the new Verizon’s Payment Security Report which reveals that 45% of all companies assessed didn’t comply with the payment card industry rules on CBR Online.

Payment card security standard compliance and cyberattacks

With cybercrime on the increase, payment card security is increasingly a focus for companies and consumers alike. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is there to help businesses that take card payments protect their payment systems from breaches and theft of cardholder data. Read the findings from the Verizon 2017 Payment Security […]

Risky business: Here’s why your payment system may be vulnerable to cyberattack

Read why Alison DeNisco says that payment system of retailers are still vulnerable to cyber attack on Tech Republic : As cybercrime rates continue to rise, firms must pay attention to payment card security to avoid a potential breach and the theft of cardholder data. Enter the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), which […]

Enterprises (especially retail, hospitality) struggle with payment card data security standards

Enterprises are complying with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) more, but the number of organizations in compliance is still low enough to leave the door open for cyberattacks, according to Verizon. Read abou the new Verizon report which highlights that more organizations are compliant with PCI DSS, but companies still struggle with […]

UK Retail Data Breach Incidents Double in a Year

The number of UK retailers experiencing data breaches has doubled over the past year, according to new stats shared by law firm RPC. The City-based firm claimed that the number of breaches reported to data protection watchdog the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) increased from just 19 in 2015/16 to 38 in 2016/17. Read about the new […]

Retailers Fear Data Breaches — Here’s How They Can Guard Against Them

Read Phil Goldstein’s article about how retailers can take guard against data breaches on Biz Tech Magazine : It almost seems like data breaches at retailers are inevitable. Several retailers have suffered high-profile data breaches so far in 2017, including Arby’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, Brooks Brothers and Kmart. While U.S. retailers report fewer breaches this […]

UK Retail Data Breach Incidents Double in a Year

The number of UK retailers experiencing data breaches has doubled over the past year, according to new stats shared by law firm RPC. The City-based firm claimed that the number of breaches reported to data protection watchdog the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) increased from just 19 in 2015/16 to 38 in 2016/17. Read about the new […]

A Communications Plan for Cybersecurity Breaches

Read Josh Merkin’s article about the communication plan for companies hit by data breaches on O’Dwerys PR : While big retailers continue to be a top target for data thieves, professional services firms are increasingly finding themselves as targets for cyber hackers. This is due to the vast amounts of valuable client data they manage and […]

Cyber attacks on online retailers double in a year as hackers try to steal shoppers’ details

The numbers of online shops hit by serious losses of customer data has doubled in the past year as hackers try to plunder retails sites for valuable personal details, a law firm has warned. Read why Jeremy Drew of RPC law firm says that retailers are high risk as hackers are doubling their attacks on Telegraph.

Survey: Consumers Concerned about Card Security Even as Fraud Rate Falls

Efforts by financial institutions to secure card payments and prevent fraud appear to be paying off, according to a recent survey commissioned by Transaction Network Services. Forty-six percent of Americans believed their payment data has been put at risk by a data breach, down from 60 percent in 2015. Read about the new report by […]