Experts Comment on new Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard

new Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard

Retail/payment security experts from HP Security Voltage and Lancope commented on the new 3.1 release of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) News release SearchSecurity “PCI DSS 3.1 debuts, requires detailed new SSL security management plan” Brendan Rizzo, technical director, HP Security Voltage ( “The fact that the PCI Council saw fit […]

Comments on new PCI DSS Standard

New PCI DSS 3.1

Reaction from Richard Blech, CEO of Secure Channels to the new PCI DSS 3.1 standard We applaud PCI counsel for recognizing that SSL is broken. There’s a dichotomy to the term ‘Best Practices’ –  by definition, ‘Best Practices’ does not mean using the broken standard. Upgrading the standards to allow merchants and business partners to […]

Security Experts Comment on HSBC Mortgage Customer Breach

HSBC mortgage customer breach

HSBC Finance Corporation has begun notifying an undisclosed number of consumers whose mortgage account information was inadvertently exposed on the Internet. The firm believes the exposure began sometime towards the end of 2014  and continued until March 27, 2015, when they learned of the breach. Security experts from Secure Channels, Lancope and Tripwire have provided […]