Posted on May 10th, 2009 No comments
Overseas hackers gained access to confidential information belonging to tens of thousands of students and alumni at UC Berkeley and Mills College after breaking into computer databases at the Berkeley campus’ health services center, officials said Friday.
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UC Hacking Leaves Thousands at Risk of ID Theft
Posted on May 7th, 2009 No comments
In the high stakes poker tournament that is the payment processing industry these days, a group of merchants and payment application vendors has raised the bet. Not content to just advise the players (by joining the PCI SSC), a group of merchants and payment system vendors have decided to take a seat at the table by launching their own payment security standard – an American National Standard, under the auspices of the ASC X9 standards committee.But GuestView PCI Columnist David Taylor wonders if one national standard beats two pairs of industry standards. He takes a hard look at some of the current players and their rather interesting histories.
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Raising the Bet: A National Payment Security Standard