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If encryption keys are vulnerable, so is the point of sale

Payments Source

million from the banking division of the country's post office more than a year ago, it served as a stark reminder that encryption doesn't mean a thing if the key is left unprotected. When South African investigators last week revealed that fraudsters stole more than $3.2

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MagTek Introduces AES-256 Encryption with CMAC Authentication

The Nilson Report

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Understanding the Cyber Risks in Video Communication

VISTA InfoSec

Attackers can exploit weak security settings, such as the absence of meeting passwords , the use of default or easily guessable credentials, and the lack of end-to-end encryption. Ransomware, a type of malware, is particularly destructive as it encrypts the victim’s data and demands a ransom for its release.

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Meeting PCI Requirements for Encryption

Basis Theory

The Payments Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) outlines hundreds of requirements for storing, processing, and transmitting cardholder data. Any business that accepts payments from any of the major card networks must comply with this standard.

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Proposed US Law Could Hamper End-To-End Encryption

PYMNTS

legislation will reportedly be introduced in the weeks to come that could hamper the capacity of tech firms to provide end-to-end encryption, Reuters reported. . Federal law enforcement agencies, for their part, have reportedly said those encryptions hamper their probes.

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PCI updates data encryption standard to increase product availability

Payments Source

In updating its point-to-point encryption standard, the PCI Security Standards Council says the resulting simplified validation process for component and software providers will result in more products available for cardholder data protection.

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Data breaches are too strong for encryption

Payments Source

In the era of big data, a more thorough, data-centric approach is needed for security than the traditional encryption of the past, argues comforte AG's Jonathan Deveaux.