Tag Archives: PCI SSC

Can Your Point of Sale Be Compliant after the End of Microsoft XP?

Windows XP has had a good run.  It first came out in 2001, and in April of 2014, Microsoft will retire the operating system.  This means that software patches and support will no longer be available

Square Cash – A Money Transfer Game Changer?

While all the details are not fully understood yet, and only a select few Square members are allowed to try it, Square Cash was announced by the company as a way to send money to people.  The process will allow … More »

What Do You Do After You Become PCI Compliant?

Congratulations!  You took the time to become PCI (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) compliant by accurately filling out your Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) and passing all the requirements; remediating your location until you internal and external vulnerability scans passed; and training your employees.  Your location … More »

POS System Hackers Are Caught and Prosecuted

Subway has been the subjet of intensive scrutiny and media attention since it came to light that their POS system was found to be vulnerable and that several credit cards had been electronically stolen from them by an overseas crime syndicate.