Merchant PCI DSS compliance validation – what it means to be a Level 2 or Level 1 merchant
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Merchant PCI DSS compliance validation – what it means to be a Level 2 or Level 1 merchant

by Natasja Bolton, QSA, CISSP [17.34, 10/01/2019]   Becoming a Level 2 or Level 1 merchant Most businesses, that accept branded cards for purchase of goods or services (merchant businesses) today, are already familiar with the annual process of accessing their acquiring bank’s compliance management portal to self-assess their compliance with the Payment Card Industry […]

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What you need to know about Point to Point Encryption
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What you need to know about Point to Point Encryption (P2PE)

by Michael Hopewell, Managing Information Security Consultant.   Introduction Many businesses have heard about Point to Point Encryption (P2PE). Point of Sale vendors, service providers and others often mention its benefits to businesses: P2PE can reduce risk to payment card data by rendering it unreadable, minimise the number of systems and networks in scope for […]

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Reminder: PCI DSS V3.2 will be retired on 31st December 2018
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Reminder: PCI DSS V3.2 will be retired on 31st December 2018

The v3.2.1 revision of the PCI DSS included only minor updates and clarifications. The PCI SSC also revised the SAQs to reflect the PCI DSS V3.2.1 while also adding one additional requirement (6.2) to the SAQ A. We discussed the changes incorporated into the v3.2.1 PCI DSS in our July article (https://sysnetgs.com/2018/07/quick-guide-changes-in-pci-dss-v3-2-1/).   The PCI SSC […]

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Business Email Compromise Attacks and How to Protect Your Business
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Business Email Compromise Attacks and How to Protect Your Business!

In previous articles we have provided guidance on how organisations can protect themselves from ransomware and make sure they are prepared should they be hit by ransomware. Ransomware attacks are a successful and highly profitable criminal business model and, as we predicted in early 2017, ransomware attacks have continued to proliferate.   Ransomware is a […]

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Maintaining Your Compliance with the PCI DSS – All Year Round

Compliance with the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) is mandatory for all businesses accepting cards for payment. The Standard ensures appropriate security protocols are applied to your payment acceptance environment to protect against fraud.   In its simplest form, the process of achieving compliance involves a scoping (or profiling) stage, which determines […]

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PCI DSS and the Internet of Things IoT | Blog Article
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PCI DSS and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Lots of Internet-connected devices are available on the market and a popular theme now is devices to create a ‘smart home’, which includes smart door locks, surveillance/security cameras and heating control systems that can be monitored and controlled when you are away from the home.   This ability to remotely connect to and integrate devices […]

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PCI Level 4 Merchant Risk Management Programme
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PCI Level 4 Merchant Risk Management Programme

Sysnet Global Solutions can help you meet the upcoming Mastercard deadline of 31 March 2019; that requires acquiring organisations to certify that they have a risk management programme in place to identify and manage security risk within their Level 4 merchant portfolio. Meet your requirements Via our award-winning, cyber security and compliance management solution Sysnet.air, […]

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Sysnet’s CEO, Gabriel Moynagh, joins the PCI Security Standards Council’s Global Executive Assessor Roundtable

  Date of issue 26 July 2018 Draft / Final Final Media contact Sandra.higgins@sysnetgs.com Multimedia n/a Dublin, Ireland. 26 July 2018 – Sysnet Global Solutions’ CEO Gabriel Moynagh, has joined the PCI Security Standards Council’s Global Executive Assessor Roundtable. The PCI SSC Global Executive Assessor Roundtable serves as a direct channel for communication between senior […]

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New PCI SSC Program for Software-based PIN entry on COTS Solutions
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New PCI SSC Program for Software-based PIN entry on COTS Solutions

Over the last few months, the PCI SSC has published a set of documents to establish a new program for the specification, testing, evaluation and PCI SSC listing of Software-based PIN entry on Commercial Off The Shelf devices (COTS) Solutions.  Solutions also known as SPoC.   The PCI DSS developed this new PCI Security Standard […]

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Managing Information Security Consultant

Title: Managing Information Security Consultant Grade Scale: 6-4   Grade Specification The role at all grades will require 5+ years’ of specific Information Security consulting and assessment experience. The post holder will have attained relevant industry qualifications. The post holder will have proven ability to lead and manage teams and to win projects. The post […]

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Senior Information Security Consultant

Title: Senior Information Security Consultant Grade Scale: 9 – 7   Grade Specification The role at all grades will require 3+ years’ of specific Information Security consulting and assessment experience. The post holder will have attained relevant industry qualifications. The post holder will have proven ability to lead and manage teams and to win projects. […]

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