Showing posts with label Executive Insight. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Executive Insight. Show all posts

Are You Still Using Early TLS? It's Time to Take Action!

image By Stephen Ames, CISA, CISSP – Senior Director, Security Compliance, Shift4 Corporation

We are rapidly approaching a day that I hope will not “live in infamy.” June 30, 2018. This is the day we must shut down early TLS on all of our production gateway interfaces.

Executive Insight: True P2PE – What You Need To Know (Part 2)

image By Stephen Ames, CISA, CISSP – Senior Director, Security Compliance, Shift4 Corporation

Riding on the fantastic news that Shift4’s True P2PE® solution is PCI validated, which means that you may be able to significantly reduce the scope and time of your PCI DSS assessments by using the Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) P2PE, I'm sure you have a ton of questions about your particular environment.

Executive Insight: Don’t Be Misled by False Claims About EMV

thumb By Steve Sommers – Senior Vice President of Applications Development, Shift4 Corporation

The U.S. payments industry has been talking about EMV for years, but it’s still the subject of a lot of inaccuracy and misinformation. I’d like to make a few comments about something that I read recently.

Executive Insight: True P2PE – What You Need to Know

image By Stephen Ames, CISA, CISSP – Senior Director, Security Compliance, Shift4 Corporation

Riding on the fantastic news that Shift4’s True P2PE (point-to-point encryption) solution will soon be PCI validated, I want to impart some important information you need to know, regardless of whether or not you choose to implement True P2PE.

Executive Insight: Warning for SSLv3 and Some TLS Users

thumb By Stephen Ames, CISA, CISSP – Senior Director, Security Compliance, Shift4 Corporation

As you already know, we at Shift4 are fanatics about having the strongest security possible which is why we build security into everything we do from the ground up.

Executive Insight: EMV – 6 Months Later

thumb By J.D. Oder II, CTO and SVP of Research and Development, Shift4 Corporation

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If you are in the payments industry, you probably cannot remember the last time you went a full day without hearing this word. I certainly can't.

Executive Insight: Setting the Record Straight on Tokenization

thumb I watched an interesting and entertaining Twitter dialogue unfold late last month between two payments industry experts. Ian Kar, who covers the payments industry for online news publication Quartz, was covering PayPal’s earnings call when he heard PayPal CEO Dan Schulman make a pretty bold claim:

Executive Insight: 3 Ways Merchants Can Ensure a More Secure 2016

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By J.D. Oder II, CTO and SVP of Research and Development, Shift4 Corporation

For merchants, there is an all too common tendency to "fire and forget" when using security tools. You might have just completed your most recent PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) assessment, installed new antivirus software, or added EMV.

Executive Insight: Winning the War for Payment Card Data

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By J.D. Oder II, CTO and SVP of Research and Development, Shift4 Corporation

Last year, the United States experienced what has been dubbed “the year of the data breach.” Now, we’re nearing the end of 2015, and data breaches continue to plague merchants.

Executive Insight: Take the Time to Do EMV Right (Part 2)

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This is the second installment of a two-part series on the true nature of the EMV liability shift, written by J.D. Oder II, Shift4’s CTO/Sr. Vice President of R&D. J.D. is one of the original architects behind DOLLARS ON THE NET® and continues to lead security and development efforts at Shift4.

Executive Insight: Take the Time to Do EMV Right (Part 1)

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This piece is the first installment of a two-part series on the true nature of the EMV liability shift, written by J.D. Oder II, Shift4’s CTO/Sr. Vice President of R&D. J.D. is one of the original architects behind DOLLARS ON THE NET® and continues to lead security and development efforts at Shift4.

Executive Insight: The Cost of Vigilance Versus Compliance

CEO By Dave Oder, President and CEO – Shift4 Corporation

If there’s one word we hear too often in the payments industry, it’s “compliance.” Too many security officers, IT directors, and other business leaders hold to the term like Linus from the Peanuts gang clings to his blanket.

Executive Insight: Tools for Preventing Fraud and Breaches

thumb This piece is part three of a series on the differences between fraud and breaches, written by J.D. Oder, Shift4’s CTO/Sr. Vice President of R&D. The first article in the series can be found here and the second article in the series can be found here.

Executive Insight: Have You Actually Been Breached?

This piece is part 2 of a series on the differences between fraud and breaches, written by J.D. Oder, Shift4’s CTO/Sr. Vice President of R&D. The first article in the series can be found here.

Executive Insight: Fraud or Breach?

thumb This piece was written by J.D. Oder, Shift4’s CTO/Sr. Vice President of R&D. J.D. is one of the original architects behind DOLLARS ON THE NET® and continues to lead security and development efforts at Shift4.

Executive Insight: Get Your Head Out of the Cloud

This piece was written by J.D. Oder, Shift4’s CTO/Sr. Vice President of R&D. J.D. is one of the original architects behind DOLLARS ON THE NET® and continues to lead security and development efforts at Shift4.

Executive Insight: The Truth About Uptime

This piece was written by J.D. Oder, Shift4’s CTO/Sr. Vice President of R&D. J.D. is one of the original architects behind DOLLARS ON THE NET and continues to lead security and development efforts at Shift4.

Executive Insight: Merchant-Focused Innovation

We’re proud of what we’ve done over the past 20 years, and most of all, we’re proud to still call ourselves merchant advocates. While most other payments companies have sold out and taken buyout offers that left their customer loyalty questionable at best, Shift4 retains our independence and we continue to pioneer technologies that do what’s best for our merchant customers.

Why EMV Isn't the Answer to Breach at Target

This post was written by Shift4's VP of Business Development, Bob Lowe.

By now, I’m sure most all of you have heard about the credit and debit card information breach at Target stores. If not, get caught up here and then this post will make more sense.

Executive Insight: EMV is Coming – Gradually

This post was written by Shift4’s VP of Business Development, Bob Lowe. Over the course of his impressive career, Bob has worked on EMV roll-out projects in Europe, Canada, and the U.S.

Are you preparing for EMV? We hope that by now you at least have it on your radar and are starting to weigh your options for implementation. But before you get too deep into it, we’d like to bring a few things to your attention.