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

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

Ditch Pointless Password Policies

UK spy agency wants you to ditch pointless password policies

The UK intelligence agency, the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), released new password guidance in a report titled “Password guidance: simplifying your approach.” The guidance acknowledges the “password overload” problem people face when remembering multiple passwords and the difficulty in... Read More