by Natasja Bolton, Managing Information Security Consultant. [Published on 11/12/2018] PSD2: came into affect in January 2018 To be followed by the security measures and SCA requirements of the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) in September 2019. • Aims: – Address the growth of online remote payment fraud; – Stimulate innovation and competition in […]
By Natasja Bolton, Senior Acquirer Support QSA Our article of February 2016, discussed upcoming EU requirements for Strong Customer Authentication (SCA). At the time, the European Banking Authority (EBA) had not yet released the implementation requirements for SCA: the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS). Now, with the revised EU Payment Services Directive (PSD2) having come […]
With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) deadline scheduled to go live 25th May 2018, we thought that it was appropriate to have another look at the European directive that will have a global impact. Though a legal requirement created by the EU, GDPR is applicable to personally identifiable information (PII) related to EU […]
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR for short, will come into force across all EU Member States from 25th May 2018. GDPR will affect the processing and movement of the personal data of approximately 500 million citizens.
By Natasja Bolton, Senior Acquirer Support QSA The General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR for short, will affect the processing and movement of the personal data of the approximately 500 million citizens populating the EU Member States. The new legislation will apply across all EU Member States from 25th May 2018. Furthermore, the […]
By Natasja Bolton, Senior Acquirer Support QSA In our recent data breach article, we discussed the need for businesses to consider both their Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and legal obligations when planning for security incidents and data breach reporting. In this article we discuss the recently published EU directive on Network […]
Last week we posted about the recent ruling by the European Court of Justice that deemed the Safe Harbour framework, in place to protect the security of European citizens’ data held in the US, invalid. Amid the current environment of mass surveillance, brought to light by the revelations of Edward Snowden, MEPs supported by […]
Safe Harbour agreement ruled invalid – Part 1 On Tuesday 6 October, the European Court of Justice ruled that the safe harbour agreement designed to ensure the security of EU citizens’ data was invalid. This is a judgement with far reaching consequences for businesses on both sides of the Atlantic. The Safe Harbour agreement […]