Compliance

New MFA requirements for PCI password compliance

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) regulates security practices to protect cardholder data. Password compliance plays an important role in the PCI standards by dictating password complexity to strengthen defense against unauthorized access. New requirements coming... Read More

The role of passwords in HIPAA compliance

Healthcare is a high value target for hackers given the nature of the data and its poor security stance – ranking the sixth lowest, in security performance across industries. Passwords are the first line of defense against cyberattacks and... Read More

PCI password security checklist

PCI password security checklist

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of security standards that were developed to protect card information during and following a financial transaction. The PCI  DSS applies to any merchant or service provider that handles,... Read More

requirements for PCI compliant passwords

Are PCI compliant passwords good enough?

Wide-scale attacks and hacks on large enterprises may be dominating the news headlines, but small and medium sized businesses are the real targets that are under-reported. According to a Visa analysis, small merchants accounted for more than 80 percent... Read More

Avoid these HIPAA violations

Are you guilty of these HIPAA violations?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) may be one of the most complex standards to understand but the purpose of it is simple: to protect personal health information (PHI) of patients against unauthorized access. According to the... Read More

Will you pass a HIPAA audit?

Will you pass a HIPAA audit?

One of the most valuable types of data is online healthcare patient data. Multiple Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) breaches in the past showed that fraudsters obtained the records and filed false claims with insurers or bought... Read More