Posted on July 22nd, 2011 No comments
Tomra Pacific Inc., Corona, Calif., has settled in a civil case brought against it by five California counties.
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Tomra Pacific, California Settle Consumer Protection Case
Posted on April 5th, 2011 No comments
There has been some activity in the nonferrous market and it looks as if there is more demand for scrap than there is availability of scrap to cover all of the demand.
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Posted on January 15th, 2011 No comments
During the past several years, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard- or PCI DSS- has in some ways stood out as a model of industry self-regulation.
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PCI DSS Spending to Rise as Businesses Buy In: Survey
Posted on December 13th, 2010 No comments
As retailers implement plans for mobile commerce, they are running into a frustrating situation: the PCI Council is not validating any mobile apps. Interestingly, says PCI Columnist Walt Conway, it’s the same roadblock that stymies the developers of those same retailers’ mobile payment applications and their PA-QSAs.
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Acquirers Rush In Where PCI Fears To Tread: Mobile
Posted on November 2nd, 2010 No comments
The new version 2.0 of the Payment Card Industry data-security standard (PCI) came out Thursday, an upgrade the PCI Security Standards Council says contains no major changes. Still, a document summarizing all the tweaks to the major card networks’ common set of data-protection rules runs 20 pages in length. Among the more notable developments:…
Posted on October 18th, 2010 No comments
Data breaches are 50% less likely at businesses that comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), a study has revealed.
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PCI DSS standards halve data breaches
Posted on October 9th, 2010 No comments
Verizon finds organizations suffering losses are 50% less likely to have Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards compliance.
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Financial Data Breaches Linked To Poor Security Compliance
Posted on September 26th, 2010 No comments
When Google this month fired a programmer for using the search giant's database to investigate an intriguing teenager, it showed that even the most sophisticated and respected technology brands can have a trusted employee go rogue. This lesson, says PCI Columnist Walter Conway, should not be lost on retail executives, who may rely on several third-party service providers to process or analyze their payments
Posted on November 11th, 2009 No comments
Recent Assessments Find Flawed Security PracticesSince the Heartland data breach was announced in January, there’s been no shortage of discussion about the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard(PCI DSS) and its requirements of merchants and payments processors. But what about financial institutions? Banks and credit unions store large amounts of cardholder data, but often show little awareness of PCI requirements, say security experts, including the Qualified Security Assessors (QSA) who test for PCI compliance.
PCI: Is Your Institution Compliant?
Posted on October 5th, 2009 No comments
Complaint Says CEO Described PCI as ‘Lowest Common Denominator’ of ProtectionMonths before announcing the Heartland Payment Systems (HPY) data breach, company CEO Robert Carr told industry analysts that the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) was an insufficient protective measure. This is the contention of a new master complaint filed in the class action suit against Heartland, which in January announced a data breach that is now estimated to be the largest known hack, involving 130 million credit and debt card accounts.
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Lawsuit: Heartland Knew Data Security Standard was ‘Insufficient’