PCI Scope: Getting It Wrong Can Be Explosive [Video]

May 16, 2016 • Published Categories Best Practices Tags , , ,

The Moving Target of PCI Scope You’ve got a business to run, yet today’s threat landscape demands that you quickly address your business’s security weaknesses. Effectively addressing the business’s security needs involves isolating the environment that attackers could exploit. But how can you isolate the … Read more

What’s the best practice for masking or truncating PAN data?

November 12, 2015 • Published Categories Best Practices Tags , , ,
PAN data storage and transmission best practices

What is the best practice when masking or truncating PAN data? When it comes to the display of PAN data, it’s about 2 things: What’s the PCI DSS say? What does security best practice say? What the PCI DSS says (Requirement 3.3): Mask PAN when … Read more

PAN Storage and the PCI DSS

June 11, 2015 • Published Categories PCI 101 Tags , , , , , , , , ,

The Basics of Storing PAN Data While the only Pan you might currently know is Peter, you should also get to know and understand the acronym PAN if your business accepts credit cards. PAN stands for Primary Account Number, and it is a key piece … Read more