Callaway Gardens, a resort complex located in Pine Mountain, GA, announced that its resort guests may be at risk of “sophisticated fraudulent credit card activity,” due to a recent data […]
On May 15th, Schnuck Markets, Inc. announced that a December 2012 data breach has potentially compromised the credit card security of 2.4 million customers at the vast majority (79 […]
The hospitality industry had the third highest number of data breach investigations in 2012, behind only the retail industry and the food & drink industry.
Earlier this month, the Trustwave 2013 Global Security Report was released, which concludes that, “The combination of business and IT transformation, compliance and governance demands and the onslaught of […]
Thanks to those who attended. Today we discussed the Four Quadrants of Behavior Change, a principle of the Venza Group and applied it to our interactions with clients. The principle […]
Hotels in Austria, France and Canada may be impacted by new Affiliate Members of the PCI Security Standards Council
On April 4th, the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council (SSC) announced the first three organizations to attain Affiliate membership status on the Council. · Australian Payment Clearing Association […]
Hoteliers Should Strengthen PCI Training and PCI Compliance Programs in Response to IT Security Survey.
During the recent RSA Conference 2013—dealing with matters related to encryption of information—Lieberman Software surveyed 250 IT security professionals attending the conference on a variety of data security issues. The […]
On February 13th, SecurityMetrics released findings from its annual Payment Card Threat Report. According to the report, two-thirds of merchants are not compliant with the PCI DSS, because these merchants […]
On March 21, 2013, the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Council announced that the first PCI Community Meeting to be held in the Asia-Pacific region will be held on November 20, […]
On March 8th, 2013, Venza Group’s CTO, David Christianson, attended a full day workshop entitled “The New Learning Paradigm-Tin Can API” hosted by Kennesaw State University and ASTD. The workshop […]
In a previous posting, we discussed the guidelines regarding PCI compliance in the cloud that the PCI Security Standards Council recently released. Here, we offer additional thoughts on what this […]