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A Professional’s Guide to Becoming PCI Compliant

By |2022-01-12T08:47:58-06:00November 29th, 2021|Blog|

Industry security standards, including PCI compliance requirements, are becoming stricter every year as security breaches at large corporations drive the need for tighter controls and audit processes. Platforms have grown in power and reliability, attracting more solutions that have expanded access to internal and external business data and networks. Old practices such as security [...]

How to maintain PCI compliance during coronavirus pandemic

By |2020-04-14T10:08:30-05:00March 24th, 2020|Blog|

Amid the uncertainty of COVID-19, two things remain certain: Your company’s data must be protected, and you should continue to prepare for your PCI compliance audit. Here are a few simple rules to follow to ensure you are protecting data and staying compliant. PROTECTING DATA Remember to log out Working from home can be [...]

PCI Compliance Checklist: What do auditors need during a compliance audit?

By |2022-03-08T16:11:41-06:00February 13th, 2020|Blog|

Compliance audits evaluate the thoroughness of compliance evidences, security policies, user access controls and risk management procedures. After spending the entire year preparing for the next audit, it’s now time for the auditors to review all the gathered evidences and documentation. The audit process could take up to several weeks or several months to [...]

PCI Compliance: How to prepare for a compliance audit

By |2022-03-08T15:59:43-06:00February 12th, 2020|Blog|

Preparing for a PCI compliance audit is a tedious process, but it doesn’t have to be complicated and stressful. The key is to develop processes and procedures that make it easy to gather all required documentation well before the auditor’s visit. After working in a variety of industries that adhere to many regulations – [...]

PCI Compliance: Don’t panic! 4 steps to turn a compliance audit into a walk in the park

By |2022-03-08T15:36:27-06:00February 10th, 2020|Blog|

What’s the No. 1 cause of errors when preparing for an audit? Procrastination. Rushing to complete an assignment often leads to panic. And when people panic, they tend to miss something important. For an event as significant as an audit, accidentally omitting critical information can be a very costly mistake, resulting in hefty fines [...]

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