Category: Security Policy

4 New York DFS Cybersecurity Deadlines You Should Know

New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has enacted 23 NYCRR Part 500, a new regulation designed to establish a cybersecurity baseline for financial service companies, which went into effect on March 1, 2017. Generally speaking, this mandate applies to financial services firms such as banks and insurance companies licensed by the state of New York. 

Ugh, PCI Compliance. The 4 Steps You Need to Focus on for Success

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We know, we know.  You merely consider PCI compliance and you’ve already hit overload. Now, while it provides a challenge, it really has improved protection in three significant ways: Improved overall security posture and reduction in costly fines and data breaches. Organizations are better prepared to detect and prevent attacks. Operational efficiency is improved when

The 12 Pillars of PCI Compliance

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While you may be familiar with the term PCI DSS, you may not be as familiar with the twelve comprehensive requirements that make up the security standard. These requirements are meant to provide the necessary guidance for organizations to properly secure and monitor their network, while protecting cardholder data: Deploy and maintain a firewall Change