Posted on October 14th, 2010 No comments
Companies can dramatically cut their risks of data breaches by complying with payment standards, according to a new report. The report, by Verizon Business, found that many businesses that had experienced intrusions were not compliant. Breached organisations were 50 percent less likely to have followed the PCI payment industry standard, it …
Posted on October 7th, 2010 No comments
The study, called the Verizon Payment Card Industry Compliance Report, found that groups that suffered data breaches were 50 percent less likely to comply with minimum security standards than those that did not. In addition, only 22 percent of organizations were PCI compliant at the time of the investigation.
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A lack of credit card security standards can lead to data breaches
Chris Novak, Verizon Business: Monitoring, Incident Response are KeyHeartland Payment Systems, Radisson Hotels and Network Solutions have made the big headlines so far this year.
Data Breach Trends: How to Avoid a Hack
Contact center staff are on the data security front lines. Properly trained they can thwart intrusion. Unfortunately contact centers too frequently have environments that foster data loss and theft.
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Network Security – Effectively Protecting Your Customers’ Data
Durham police report that local residents have been getting calls and emails claiming that they owe money for utility bills. Police say these calls are fraudulent and warn residents to beware.
Scam calls hitting Durham
On the digital side, a 2009 data breach report by Verizon Business Services estimated that 91 percent of cyberrecords theft went to organized criminal groups. Cybercrime costs businesses billions of dollars…
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Special Report: Security Versus the Mob
Posted on May 18th, 2009 No comments
In one of the more exhaustive studies we’ve seen lately, Verizon Business Security concluded “nearly nine out of 10 breaches were considered avoidable if security basics had been… [[ This is a content summary only.