Tag Archives: PCI DSS

Snowden gone, ripples remain!

- By Andy Thurai (Twitter: @AndyThurai) [Original version of this blog appeared on PandoDaily magazine.] Though Snowden is long gone now, the ripple effects that he created are going to remain for a long time to come. If you haven’t … Read more >

The Façade Proxy

KuppingerCole analyst Craig Burton (of Burton Group originally) wrote a recent article about Façade proxies. You can read the article here: http://blogs.kuppingercole.com/burton/2013/03/18/the-faade-proxy/ As Craig notes, “A Façade is an object that provides simple access to complex – or external – … Read more >

You are Gazetted…

Recently the government of Singapore passed a bill (or “Gazetted” as they call it, which sounds a lot fancier) about protecting personal data of consumers: http://www.mica.gov.sg/DPbillconsultation/Annex%20D_Draft%20PDP%20Bill%20for%20Consultation.pdf “Protection of personal data 26. An organisation shall protect personal data in its custody … Read more >

Cost Effective PCI DSS Tokenization for Retail (Part I)

With PCI-DSS 2.0 compliance newly mandated and recent guidance on PCI DSS tokenization[i] this is an excellent time for merchants to review their compliance and PCI scope reduction strategies. One of the more common approaches to reducing PCI DSS Scope … Read more >