Why small businesses need to take cyber security seriously
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Why small businesses need to take cyber security seriously

Continuing on with our series of articles that focuses on challenges that many smaller businesses have, in this paper we highlight the risks cyber security poses to small businesses. We discuss how company data can be monetised by cybercriminals, why small businesses are at risk and the real cost of ignoring cyber security issues. Share […]

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Simple Cyber Security threats every small business owner should know about
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Simple cyber security threats every small business owner should know about

Cyber security is a wide-ranging term that can relate to a plethora of complicated issues that are far above the head of the average person. However, small businesses can take strides towards making themselves more secure by taking simple steps to secure their information by avoiding negligent security habits.   These small practices begin with […]

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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)

Many businesses are often unaware that ensuring their payment terminals are part of a Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) Solution can carry considerable benefits when it comes to simplifying their PCI DSS compliance. As we discovered here at Sysnet, the reason why many businesses are not aware of P2PE and its benefits is that they often find […]

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New PCI SSC Scoping & Segmentation Guidance: what does it mean?
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New PCI SSC Scoping & Segmentation Guidance: what does it mean?

By Natasja Bolton, Senior Acquirer Support QSA   Since the earliest iterations of the PCI DSS, the standard has included the requirement for scoping and has referenced network segmentation as a method of reducing the scope, cost and difficulty of a PCI DSS assessment. For just as long organisations, QSAs and ISAs have been seeking further guidance […]

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Data breach: Prepare your Business
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Data breach: Prepare your Business

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 the extent to which they have outsourced the handling of payment card data. This is to make sure they can respond effectively in the event of a breach that could impact payment […]

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