“Is it OK to enable remote access to my back office PC?”

September 4, 2014 • Published Categories PCI 101Tags , , , , , , , , , ,

Question: Is LogMeIn PCI Compliant for a restaurant back office PC? I heard that leaving an open connection is not compliant. Answer: A remote access program such as LogMeIn can be PCI compliant; however, it must be securely implemented using multiple factors of authentication to … Read more

New Best Practice: Out with the Password, In with the Passphrase

June 11, 2012 • Published Categories Archive, Best PracticesTags , , , , , , , ,

The recent news of security breaches among major social networking sites reignites the ongoing dilemma of the password. As humans, we have the natural tendency to simplify its content and use. Unfortunately, hackers and data thieves know this and use it to their advantage. Perhaps … Read more