Posts Categorized: PCI

PCI DSS Compliance

Organizations that process credit card payments are subject to fraud, hacking and many other security threats and vulnerabilities. Any company that processes, stores, or transmits credit card numbers must be PCI Compliant or else risks losing its rights and abilities to process credit card payments of any type. Merchants are required to validate compliance via… Read more »

Act Now To Prevent Data Breaches

After twelve months of increasingly dramatic press headlines about failures to safeguard personal data records, it’s time to assess the size of the issue and identify best practice steps for reducing the incidence of, and damage caused by, these data breaches. The IT Governance Data Breaches Report identifies that spectacular data breaches, such as the… Read more »

Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPPA), PCI, SOX and Web Hosting

“HIPAA” is an acronym for the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 (August 21), Public Law 104-191, which amended the Internal Revenue Service Code of 1986. Also known as the Kennedy-Kassebaum Act, the Act includes a section, Title II, entitled Administrative Simplification, requiring: Improved efficiency in health care delivery by standardizing electronic data… Read more »