Privacy, Security, and Compliance

What is TLS?

TLS (Transport Layer Security) keeps your data safe when you send it from one system to another and protects it from attackers. There are three versions of TLS: TLS 1.0 TLS 1.1 TLS 1.2 The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council no longer considers TLS 1.0 to be secure. You should use either TLS 1.1 […]

What can I do to protect my business against hackers?

You can reduce the risk of a hacker attack on your business by: Installing security software and keeping it up to date Limiting access to your wireless network Keeping work and personal devices separate Keeping “backroom” technology away from the sales floor Limiting administrative access on business devices Ensuring your employees understand the latest payment […]

What is PCI?

PCI refers to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). PCI-DSS is a set of regulatory standards for the payment card industry, required by all the major card brands, for example, Mastercard, Visa, JCB and Discover. What are the benefits of complying with PCI-DSS? Compliance increases the security and control of cardholder data, in […]