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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Identity theft – why criminals want more than just payment data
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Identity theft – why criminals want more than just payment data

Increasingly, over the last few years, criminals are specifically looking to gain access to consumers’ identity data and not just their payment data. The main reason for this is that with consumer identity data there are few limits to the fraudulent purposes the data can be used for, which makes it much more desirable.   […]

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Sysnet contributes to industry initiative - Helping small businesses protect against cybercrime
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Sysnet contributes to industry initiative – Helping small businesses protect against cybercrime

July 7th, 2016. The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Small Merchant Taskforce was formed by the PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) to address the needs of the small merchant market segment by providing simple guidance on protecting payment card data against theft.   As a member of the PCI Small Merchant Taskforce. Natasja Bolton, Senior Acquirer […]

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Biometrics: the Future of Mobile Payments?
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Biometrics: the Future of Mobile Payments?

by Dr. Grigorios Fragkos, VP Cybersecurity Billions of people are now using smartphones, even in the most remote areas of the planet. Global adoption of these new mobile technologies opens up the discussion for more advanced methods of identification, authentication, and verification, especially when it comes to protecting against fraud, identity theft and financial crime. […]

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Combating cybercrime during the holidays

by Dr. Grigorios Fragkos, VP Cybersecurity Online shopping, especially during the holiday period, is a massively important trading platform for many businesses. For online retailers their ability to service high customer demand and ensure the availability of their website throughout this period is crucial to their success.   The shopping frenzy has already started, with […]

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The cyber threat in 2015 – A closer look

by Dr. Grigorios Fragkos, VP Cybersecurity In this article we will see how cybercriminals combine attack tactics in order to infiltrate businesses. All staff in an organisation, including the CEO and the board of directors, need to be not only aware of the emerging threats currently been seen in the wild, but also be cyber-aware […]

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Understanding the significance of Operations Security (OPSEC) in a fast evolving threat landscape

by Dr. Grigorios Fragkos, Senior Information Security Consultant, SysnetLabs It is not the first time a military term is being used by the Information Security community in order to describe an Information Assurance process. Operations Security (OPSEC) is a military term referring to the protection of different types of unclassified information which could end up […]

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