Building a Culture of Security Awareness [Video]

April 11, 2016 • Published Categories Best Practices Tags

Security Awareness Training is critical to security and compliance. With security breaches now a part of the typical news cycle, an ongoing security awareness training program is critical to the health of any size organization. Corporate leaders must be vigilant, because the effects of security … Read more

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

October 7, 2015 • Published Categories Industry Topics Tags , , , , ,

October is a month of awareness for many causes, one of which is cyber security. National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is a growing global effort among colleges and universities, businesses, government agencies, associations, nonprofit organizations and individuals to promote online safety awareness. People are … Read more

Ready Your 3.0 SAQ Game Plan

December 17, 2014 • Published Categories Best Practices Tags , , , , , , , ,

2014 has been a year filled with news about breaches – big breaches – record breaking breaches. I have spent the majority of the year talking to many people about PCI DSS version 3.0 SAQs.  I have spoken to Merchant Banks, Processors, small businesses, IT … Read more

3 Reasons to Get Involved in Your Merchants’ mPOS Adoption

September 17, 2014 • Published Categories Acquirer Programs Tags , , , , , , , , ,

ControlScan has just released a new report detailing its latest research findings on mobile technology adoption among small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs). The report, Mobile at the Point of Sale: How SMBs are Adopting Mobile Devices to Accept Card-Present Payments, is based on input from … Read more

3 Basic Ways to Avoid PCI Paralysis

June 10, 2014 • Published Categories PCI 101 Tags , ,

Combat security threats while achieving PCI compliance. Over the past several months, a barrage of news stories and opinion pieces has sent a worrisome message: The payment security war is being lost because PCI standards are failing us. This defeatist belief that the hackers have … Read more