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Archived News from January 2019

PCI Council Publishes New Software Security Standards

January 2019, the PCI SSC published the PCI Software Security Framework v1.0 (PCI SSF).  Program related materials (Program Guide, Reporting templates, et. al.) and the like are expected to be published mid-2019.  But today, the PCI SSF standards are published and available on the PCI SSC website.  The PCI SSF is composed of two standards:

·        The Secure Software Standard v1.0

·        The Secure Software Lifecycle Standard v1.0

The Secure Software Standard...

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Ten Cybersecurity Tips for Businesses

With the start of a new year, it may be a good time for businesses to review their cybersecurity posture and realign their policies with industry best practices.  The following ten cybersecurity tips were recently published during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month as a resource for small businesses.  However, these guidelines could very well apply to a business of any size.


1.      Employee training

Establish basic information security practices with employees, from requiring strong passwords and appropriate internet...

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