Payment security ranks highly among consumers

Customers are becoming increasingly aware of how their personal data is being dealt with when they provide payment details over the phone, a new study has found.

Compiled by Syntec Telecom, the survey highlighted the need for PCI compliance as just one per cent of consumers believe the most secure means of making a payment is through call centre agents.

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Californian businesses under pressure to better protect data

Businesses throughout the US state of California are being encouraged to carry out a security audit and make sure their systems are up to scratch, as 2.5 million data have been compromised since 2010.

Attorney-general Kamala Harris explained that last year alone, 1.4 million of these attacks occurred, many of which could have been averted.

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Regulation and Compliance – It’s all relative and what you are used to…

This old Beast or Buddha post from 2009, our CEO, Drazen Drazic looked at regulation and compliance. It’s worth reviewing again and seeing where we stand in 2013 as the Government starts to follow the likes of the US now in terms of assessing whether more regulation and compliance is needed.

http://beastorbuddha.com/2009/04/14/regulating-it-security-practices-pci-dss-tough-it-could-be-worse-or-betterdepends-how-you-look-at-it/index.html

We welcome your thoughts and comments….

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