Payment Card Industry News, Articles and Updates

PCI DSS 2018: What does the future hold?

The vision is that Card Not Present transactions will be increasingly deflected onto other payment channels, completely bypassing the use of card numbers at the website/call centre.

Why some friction in the payment process can be a good thing

David Poole discusses how technology and the internet have transformed our payment process and the issues that come with these new developments.

Oz banks seek Apple tech for mobile transactions, Apple says no

A group of four banks in Australia want customers to be able to use the banks' own mobile apps when conducting financial transactions with Apple Pay.

Six months in, chipped credit cards gaining acceptance with consumers, retailers

The six-month anniversary of chipped credit cards is coming up on 1 April and the general consensus in the industry on the rollout is "so far so good."

PCI SSC pushes back deadline for secure TLS

The PCI SSC has pushed back the date by which members must change to a secure version of TLS (currently 1.1 or higher); the migration is being revised today and pushed back from June 2016 to June 2018.

Hacking group stole credit card data of 150,000 casino customers

The personal information of 150,000 customers of an as-yet-unnamed casino was compromised following an incursion by the "Fin5" hacking group.

The path to PCI DSS compliance: why businesses don't have to walk it alone

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is intended to help organisations ensure the safe handling of sensitive payment card data. But it can also present significant (and potentially expensive) regulatory hurdles, says Matthew Bryars.

Securing the contact centre from the inside out

Matthew Bryars, CEO of Aeriandi, analyses the threat of insider fraud and what contact centres can do to minimise risk