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New battery restrictions got you down? standard

After getting an extended battery for my laptop (yaay! Less whipping out the iGo for power on the plane!), I am wondering if anyone has had problems with the new TSA Battery Guidelines. My battery is well below any proposed limit, and I rarely check bags (thank YOU London Airports!), but it seems any time a new TSA regulation is put into place there can be some difference in interpretation. What say you? Possibly Related Posts: Equifax is only half the problem, your SSN needs a redesign! Orfei Steps Down Two reports, many questions The Beginning of the End, No PCI DSS 4.0 in 2016 We Should Question Bold Claims that PCI Is “Highly Effective”

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USA Today warns of Evil Twins standard

While sitting in the Courtyard this morning in Sterling, VA, I saw that Dan Frost of the USA Today is warning of the Evil Twin problem with wireless networks…. again. I seem to remember seeing this pop up in the past, but this problem has been around as long as wireless has been in cafes. So, watch out…. again! Possibly Related Posts: Equifax is only half the problem, your SSN needs a redesign! Orfei Steps Down Two reports, many questions The Beginning of the End, No PCI DSS 4.0 in 2016 We Should Question Bold Claims that PCI Is “Highly Effective”

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Why the NRF is dead wrong standard

According to an interview on 60 Minutes, the National Retail Federation’s position (says Dave Hogan, NRF’s CIO) is that the Card Associations are at fault for credit card fraud because the card associations require retailers to store consumer’s CC data. I can’t believe how wrong these guys are and that they are taking the national spotlight to try and scare consumers into believing this lie. He also says he is not sure how vested the credit card companies are in securing customer data. The funny thing is the whole PCI Standard “thing” came BECAUSE the card associations are interested in securing customer data, not the other way around. And the notion of fines being a revenue stream are absurd. Look ...

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ISSA features “Strategies for Eliminating Cardholder Data” standard

Have you got your ISSA Journal for October in the mail yet? If not, click on over to their website and you will see that they featured my article! Possibly Related Posts: Equifax is only half the problem, your SSN needs a redesign! Orfei Steps Down Two reports, many questions The Beginning of the End, No PCI DSS 4.0 in 2016 We Should Question Bold Claims that PCI Is “Highly Effective”

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Missing fake bombs? standard

USA Today published a rather comical headline last week about airport security and security screening — Most fake bombs missed by screeners. FAKE bombs. Wouldn’t you want to let FAKE bomb parts pass through and catch the ACTUAL bomb parts? I’m not sure what this study shows. Does it show that the TSA is doing their job well? Hard to say. I think it would be interesting if they redid the study (with some kind of get out of jail free card) with ACTUAL bomb parts. I can only hope that they would be stopped. Possibly Related Posts: Equifax is only half the problem, your SSN needs a redesign! Orfei Steps Down Two reports, many questions The Beginning of the ...

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