Author: John Elliott

What’s New in PCI DSS 4.0?

Get Ready for the 2024 PCI Compliance Update The new, stringent, PCI DSS 4.0 will replace PCI DSS version 3.2.1 on March 31, 2024. At that time, you will be required to be compliant with the new specifications. (Do not become confused by the March 31, 2025, date which is when the requirements labeled “best… Read more »

Planning PCI in the Cloud

What PCI Compliance for Cloud Data Looks Like: Challenges and Maintenance Moving to the Cloud is not as simple as “Just put it in the Cloud and we won’t have to do PCI.” The Cloud can reduce PCI Scope but it can also add to the complexity of maintaining PCI compliance. As we will discuss,… Read more »

PCI Scope Reduction Using Web Redirects/Reposts

PCI Scope reduction is a great way to make PCI compliance simpler and to reduce risk. PCI Scope reduction reduces the attack surface area and the number of systems that must be maintained to the PCI standards…. “Less is more.” This blog post discusses web page redirects, which are an excellent method to get many… Read more »

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PCI Scope Reduction by Using Tokenization

Tokenization techniques are rapidly evolving to address PCI scope reduction efforts and securing cardholder data from breaches. PCI scope reduction is integral in simplifying PCI compliance and reducing risk overall in the environment. Effectively minimizing attack surface area and limiting the number of systems assessed to PCI standards, scope reduction is crucial. The issue of… Read more »