Requirement 11.2.2 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, otherwise known as the ASV scanning requirement, affects a significant number of businesses....|
By Natasja Bolton, Acquirer Support Manager Mobile Payments, a broad term covering consumer and merchant-initiated mobile payment methods, have been gaining acceptance in...|
Most businesses have to comply with multiple information security related standards and regulations. In our experience the average is 3. These can include...|
Information on the latest guidance By Natasja Bolton, Senior Acquirer Support QSA The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR for short,...|
Online commerce has created incredible new opportunities for businesses to market and sell services globally. Many businesses, in particular small to medium ones,...|
Dublin, Ireland / Cape Town, South Africa. Sysnet Global Solutions, a leading provider of cyber security and compliance solutions, today launched its Combined Assessment...|
On March 9th, we officially launched our new US Customer Contact Centre in Atlanta, Georgia. Both Commissioner Pat Wilson of the Georgia Department...|
End-to-End Encryption (E2EE) and Point-To-Point Encryption (P2PE), are the two main ways that payment card data is protected when a transaction is made...|
March 9th, 2017, Dublin, Ireland / Atlanta, Georgia. Today, Commissioner Pat Wilson of the Georgia Department of Economic Development officially opened Sysnet’s new customer...|
By Natasja Bolton, Senior Acquirer Support QSA In May last year, in advance of the introduction of the PCI DSS v3.2 SAQs...|
In December, Visa published a Security Alert warning of an increasing fraud threat, as the U.S. EMV migration continues, from “criminals placing...
By Paul Prior, Senior Vice President Client Engagement Information Security is complex. Understanding risk and implementing appropriate mitigating controls, be they technical or...|
Originally published in January of this year, the updated Information Supplement: Best Practices for Securing E-commerce guidelines has now been amended. The changes...|
In May 2016, Sysnet posted an early update of the changes to SAQ A v3.2 prior to the retirement of SAQ A v3.1....|
By Natasja Bolton, Senior Acquirer Support QSA Steps to protect small businesses from this year’s security threats As 2017 rolls out,...|
Conducting an outreach campaign can be tricky to get right as well as resource heavy. Responding to market conditions while also proactively engaging your...|
By Natasja Bolton, Senior Acquirer Support QSA Steps to protect small businesses from this year’s security threats This week we explore...|
Jan 12th, 2017, Dublin, Ireland / Atlanta, Georgia – Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Sysnet Global Solutions, a leading provider of cyber...|
With 2017 having only commenced and with many businesses planning for the year ahead, it can be an ideal time to reach out...|
By Natasja Bolton, Senior Acquirer Support QSA Since the earliest iterations of the PCI DSS, the standard has included the requirement for...|
Sysnet provides qualified assessment of Ecentric Payment Systems’ Decryption Environment component against P2PE V2
Another Global First Dublin – Ireland, Cape Town – South Africa Sysnet Global Solutions today announced that it is the first organisation,...|
The PCI Council recently published a supplement document entitled ‘Guidance for PCI DSS Scoping and Network Segmentation’. The driver for the new guidance...
The PCI DSS v3.2 Self-Assessment Questionnaires requires that all merchants have an Incident Response Plan, regardless of their size, volume of transactions or...|
by Leon van Aswegen, Senior Consulting Manager In the last two years, the PCI P2PE Standard has gained in popularity amongst Acquirers,...|
Version 2 of the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) was retired on the 28th October 2016. In the article, ‘Updated: Payment Application...
With the major holiday season just around the corner, many retail businesses are gearing up for the shopping frenzy to commence. Increasingly customers...|
The deadline for the Visa security program’s new annual compliance requirement for Level 4 merchants is getting closer. Starting from January 31st 2017...|
At Sysnet we believe that the industry should take a different direction. Replace the non-compliance fee with compliance and security value-added services....
The end of October marked the one year anniversary of EMV. As expected there have been a few highs and lows during this...|
By Natasja Bolton, Senior Acquirer Support QSA In our previous articles on the progress of the EMV deployment in the U.S. we...|
In a previous article, written by Sysnet’s Paul Prior, Paul mentioned how he believed that a change was necessary in the industry....|
Small to medium businesses can find it a struggle to navigate security and compliance standards such as PCI DSS. Therefore resources that...
By Paul Prior, Senior Vice President Client Engagement In light of the upcoming US presidential election, it occurred to me that it would be...|
Non-compliance fees are viewed by many as an acceptable short-term solution to a merchant’s unwillingness to engage with a compliance program. However, often...|
By Natasja Bolton, Acquirer Support Manager The General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR for short, will affect the processing and movement of...|
Michael Hopewell, Managing Information Security Consultant When a breach is reported in the media, more often than not it’s the well-known large companies...|
By Natasja Bolton, Acquirer Support Manager October 2016 is Cyber Security Awareness Month which runs under the banner of STOP. THINK. CONNECT, and...|
By Natasja Bolton, Acquirer Support Manager Back in June, Sysnet reported on SHA-1 based certificates and why support was ceasing. In that...|
By Natasja Bolton, Acquirer Support Manager In 2012, MasterCard published the results of their survey of the global mobile payments landscape in their...|
Money can buy many things, however relationships is a trickier one. It involves behavioural traits that can’t always be easily defined and controlled....|