Managing Your PCI Audit (Part 2)

Welcome back to our Managing Your PCI Audit & Compliance Blog! By Michael Nelson – PCI Practice Manager See here for Managing your PCI Audit & Compliance blog part 1 By now your organization has chosen a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) who will be performing PCI compliance assessments, but now when do you schedule the on site visit for the QSA? The answer is simple; once the organization is prepared. As discussed prior in Managing Your... [Read More...]

Preparing for the FACTA Red Flags Rule

Perhaps you have heard about new regulations that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has proposed for some time now called the Red Flags Rule.  The Red Flags Rule stems from The Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act of 2003 (FACTA).  As of this writing the mandate will be enforced beginning November 1, 2009. FACTA added sections to the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act intended primarily to help consumers fight the growing crime of identity theft.... [Read More...]

Managing Your PCI Audit (Part 1)

Managing Your PCI Audit & Compliance Blog! By Michael Nelson – PCI Practice Manager PCI DSS compliance has now become a household name for security and IT departments worldwide, potentially having significant impact on those organizations that store or process credit cards. According to the PCI Security Standards Council “All merchants, whether small or large, need to be PCI compliant.” While the security requirements are the same for all... [Read More...]