The insider threat. It could be the malicious insider who intentionally sets out to commit fraud, steal intellectual property or cause damage. Or else it could be the so-called "accidental insider" who makes a mistake or is taken advantage of by an external threat actor. Either way, the business impact is real, and...
In an increasingly digital world, where players from virtually all sectors are racing to innovate, the risk of data theft is very real. The payment card industry has defined standards for protecting cardholder account data. But what about other data types? And what can be learned from payment card industry standards? ...
The PCI Security Standards Council has just released version 2 of its point-to-point encryption standard. JeremyKing of the PCI SSC explains how this optional standard can complement PCI-DSS compliance.
While sophisticated cyberattacks and high-profile mega-breaches get most of the attention, European fraud experts say less sophisticated attacks are far more common and pose a greater fraud risk. At ISMG's Fraud Summit in London, they called for global collaboration to fight fraud.
The emergence of contactless chip payments on mobile phones is changing the way transactions are authenticated and secured, JeremyKing of the PCI Security Standards Council explains in this audio interview.
The recent data breach at U.K.-based telecom company TalkTalk illustrates that breach risk mitigation is a critical issue worldwide. PCI's JeremyKing, who will be a featured speaker at ISMG's Fraud Summit London on Oct. 27, explains why European data security is getting more scrutiny.
With the U.S. accelerating its adoption of the EMV chip, encryption and tokenization, life is going to get tougher for fraudsters, and card-not-present fraud will rise, says PCI Council Director JeremyKing. Regions with poor data security must beware.
The release this week by the PCI Security Standards Council of a new PCI compliance resource for small merchants is being lauded by the banking and payments community. But how effective will the resource be at actually convincing merchants to move forward with PCI compliance?
The PCI Security Standards Council envisions a single, globally-unified data security standard. Now that the European Card Payment Association is a strategic regional member, that goal is significantly closer, says JeremyKing, the council's international director.