PCI SSC Releases New SAQ Versions for 3.0
February 28, 2014, Matt Getzelman, PCI Practice Director
As expected, the SSC finally released the new version of the Self-Assessments Questionnaires (SAQs) today on their website. They are available on the PCI SSC’s website here:
Would EMV Help?
February 26, 2014, Andrew Barratt, Managing Director, Europe
With the spate of cyber attackers on US retailers recently, Coalfire’s European Managing Director, Andrew Barratt considers how the attacks on retailers differ outside the US and what the potential impact of similar attacks is in a world where chip and pin technology is more widely deployed.
PCI DSS 3.0 ROC Reporting Template Released
February 11, 2014, Matt Getzelman, PCI Practice Director
Heads up for our PCI customers: the PCI SSC released the “ROC Reporting Template for v3.0” this last weekend and it is available here. This document supports the PCI DSS 3.0 standard and must be used by all QSA organizations to create and submit a Report on Compliance (ROC). What does this mean?
Target Hackers Broke in Via HVAC Company?
February 06, 2014, Adam Shnider, VP, West Region, Professional Services
When I first heard about the account used to gain access to the Target environment, my first reaction was to laugh at the ridiculousness of the HVAC vendor having an impact on the CDE like it seems to (or is rumored) to have had in the recent breach. Then I started thinking with the PCI controls, including 8.5.6, requirements for revoking vendor access, how could an HVAC vendor account be the culprit for such a broad attack and how could this affect our customers.