What is Data Residency? Why is it necessary?

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Over the last decade, our society has seen an increase in online organizations selling goods and services to consumers around the globe. Shopping online has become the new normal especially now with everyone working from home and being advised to remain at home with their families to prevent the spread of COVID-19....

How to ensure the security of Customer’s Cardholder Data with a newly setup e-commerce business?

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COVID-19 has forced a lot of businesses big or small to rethink about the ways they interact with their customers. The brick and mortar retailers who had limited or no online presence are the most affected by this pandemic since they can no longer support....

How to maintain PCI compliance when your call centre agents are working from home

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COVID-19 has rapidly changed a lot of things around the world. Nobody could have fathomed or prepared to deal with a pandemic of this size. Working from home has become the new normal for a lot of individuals and organizations which has come....

HostedPCI is Now on the AppExchange

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HostedPCI is now on the AppExchange, making it easier for companies that use Salesforce for their CRM can reduce their PCI scope without compromising customer experience. HostedPCI offer 2 main services within the Salesforce APP, our iFrame…

Why Change the TLS Migration Date?

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It has been known for a while that SSL/TLS had vulnerabilities, however when POODLE first became known the PCI SSC jumped quickly to release the PCI DSS version 3.1, which stated that organizations had to migrate to TLS 1.1 or higher and…

TLS for Android

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For online merchants the new PCI standards may effect the usability of their shopping carts on Android phones. Earlier this year two attacks related to PCI compliance where discovered, they were Heartbleed and POODLE. While it had been discovered…

PCI 3.1 : Why so Quick

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PCI Security Standards Council was created in 2006 to protect organizations and their customers from fraud. PCI compliance is a nationwide standard that all organizations that collect, exchange and process must follow in order to be secure.…

Differences in SAQ

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Depending on what your business is and how it handles credit cards, will then dictate the type of SAQ ( Self Assessment Questionnaire) your organization must complete. Most companies under estimate the guidelines for PCI compliance, and will…

Compliance Doesn’t Have to be Stressful

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When shopping online or over the phone, has anyone ever wondered how secure their credit card data really is? Typically every consumer wants to believe that their data can not be compromised but how can they be sure? In order to answer these…