Monthly ArchivesMarch 2014

Would you pay for a PCI DSS 2.0-3.0 class? standard

The PCI Council released a training course on PCI DSS 3.0 (via Security Innovation) dubbed an “Insider’s Guide” to the new standard. The training has a price tag to get access to the materials, and some might deem it a bit hefty considering it is only a 90-minute course. In fairness, the Council is competing with free here as a number of experts have already built, delivered, and recorded courseware for on-demand viewing on these differences. So any price for materials might appear to be “hefty.” Also, don’t forget the Council already released this freely available document which should theoretically cover all of the same materials. Is there overlap with existing training offerings? If you are relatively new to PCI ...

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Subject to PCI DSS? Time for defense! standard

For those of you that have been reading this since it was part of the VeriSign blogging program, you know that my posts tend to follow what is most important in my daily life. Or, if not most important, the loudest thing in my daily life that really needs a comment or two. After joining RSA, I spent quite a bit of time talking about advanced threats, especially after the breach. I also sat on the PCI Board of Advisors during that time, but the reality is that my daily work around information security and what the Board was tackling were very far apart. Given the release of 3.0 and the commentary from that to date, I would still agree ...

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PCI Compliance, 4e! standard

You read that right! The Fourth Edition of the book is now green-lit (pre-order it here), and Anton & I are hard at work bringing you new updates for PCI DSS 3.0, the SAQs, and two new chapters focused entirely on Cloud/Virtualization and Mobile. We expect the book to be out later this year through your favorite channels. Now, this is where YOU come in. We have had such amazing feedback on the book over the years and this is your chance to influence the content. This book is, and always was, for you! If you have suggestions for the book, drop them down in the comments below. We will keep you posted on our progress, and in fact you ...

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