Kara Gunderson’s father always told her, “You have to arrange for your own good luck.” And this is a mantra that rings true for her. She believes that everyone, male or female, needs to work for their job. They need to roll up their sleeves, prove that they are willing to work hard, and that they are worthy of the position. In this edition of our blog, Kara explains that at one time she was one of the few women in petroleum payments and was held back because of her gender. But, over time, this has changed, and through hard work, she has arranged for her own good luck and success in the industry.
In high court case that could set precedent for millions, Tanya O’Carroll alleges owner Meta is breaking UK data laws
A human rights campaigner is suing Facebook’s owner in the high court, claiming the company is disregarding her right to object against the collection of her personal data.
Tanya O’Carroll has launched a lawsuit against Mark Zuckerberg’s Meta alleging it has breached UK data laws by failing to respect her right to demand Facebook stop collecting and processing her data. Facebook generates revenue from building profiles of users and matching them with advertisers who direct ads at people targeting their specific interests and backgrounds.Continue reading...
What have some of the world's most notorious APT groups been up to lately? A new ESET report released this week has the answers.
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Both Tor and a VPN can greatly help you keep prying eyes away from your online life, but they’re also two very different beasts. Which is better for you?
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The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has published a new standard designed to support the evolution of mobile payment acceptance solutions. PCI Mobile Payments on COTS (MPoC) builds on the existing PCI Software-based PIN Entry on COTS (SPoC) and PCI Contactless Payments on COTS (CPoC) Standards which individually address security requirements for solutions that enable merchants to accept cardholder PINs or contactless payments, using a smartphone or other commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) mobile device. The PCI MPoC Standard aims to provide increased flexibility not only in how payments are accepted, but in how COTS-based payment acceptance solutions can be developed, deployed, and maintained.
The convenience with which you manage all your financial wants and needs may come at a cost
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Welcome to our podcast series, Coffee with the Council. I'm Alicia Malone, Senior Manager of Public Relations for the PCI Security Standards Council. Today, we'll meet one of the Council's newest employees, our Regional Vice President of Asia-Pacific, Yew Kuann Cheng. Yew Kuann is based in Singapore and spent 15 years as the Senior Director of Risk, Strategy, and Operations in Asia-Pacific for Visa. Thank you for joining us today, Yew Kuann, and also welcome to the team.
An overview of the activities of selected APT groups investigated and analyzed by ESET Research in T2 2022
New ESET report shows how ever-growing threats impact SMB sentiment and why many SMBs are underprepared to defend against attacks
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When in doubt, kick it out, plus other tips for hardening your cyber-defenses against World Cup-themed phishing and other scams
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Survey finds SMBs, weary of security failures, curious about detection and response
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Post on blog linked to Russian ransomware group says it offered ‘discount’ ransom to health insurer of US$9.7m, or $1 for each customer’s data
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The hacker behind the cyber-attack on Medibank set a US$10m price on not releasing the data, they claimed, alongside a new leak of apparently hacked records that purports to contain abortion health information.
In the early hours of Thursday on a dark web blog linked to the REvil Russian ransomware group, the attacker posted that they initially sought US$10m from Medibank, then reduced the price.Continue reading...
On 28 October 2022, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) formally retired its Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS). As one of the first standards and programs of its kind, PA-DSS laid the groundwork for software security in the payment industry and has served the payment industry’s needs for more than 14 years.
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