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2013-06-12 08:32:54

SANTA ANA, Calif., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- iVeriFly, Inc., a California-based Internet technology company today announced another application for its groundbreaking identity verification system: it blocks children from accessing websites without parental consent. Children's website operators and other sites that may gather data from children under 13 are required to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which requires them to obtain verifiable parental...

2013-06-11 08:36:58

LONDON, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 2, merchants, payment service providers, and card schemes will convene for the PCI London 2013 regional forum to discuss the latest strategies for protecting customer cardholder data and meeting PCI DSS compliance requirements. A 2013 Ponemon Institute study recently reported the 2012 average cost per compromised record in the United Kingdom has reached £86, up from £79 in 2011. This evidence combined with increasing...

2013-06-07 16:27:16

Big Names Debate Big Data MENLO PARK, Calif., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With issues of privacy and data security in the headlines, Concord Law School, the nation's foremost online law school, presents, "Join the Debate: What's the Right Balance of Public and Private in a World of Big Data and Internet Superpowers?" The panel will be moderated by NYU Professor Arthur Miller. Collaborating with a panel of legal and tech experts, Miller will present intellectual property and...

2013-06-06 12:30:41

CAMBRIDGE, England, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Handpoint, the mobile payments company [http://www.handpoint.com ], is the world's first provider of Mobile Point-Of-Sale (MPOS) solutions to have a P2PE application certified by the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). [https://www.pcisecuritystandards.org/approved_companies_providers/validated_p2pe_applications.php ] Handpoint MPOS offers any merchant, from market traders to multinational retailers, a simple and...

2013-06-04 23:04:53

NDB Advisory, national providers of PCI DSS QSA compliance, audit and consulting services, are offering fixed fee pricing for Level 1 onsite assessments. Led by PCI-QSA Charles Denyer, a longstanding Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor with years of practical, hands-on experience, NDB offers comprehensive PCI solutions in an easy-to-digest fixed fee. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 NDB Advisory, national providers of PCI DSS QSA compliance, audit and consulting services, are...

2013-05-31 23:26:13

Adam Goslin, nationally recognized security speaker, will demystify PCI-DSS compliance standards and IT Security for CPAs on June 6th in Grand Rapids Michigan, enabling attendees to help clients understand crucial requirements for accepting credit cards Rochester MI (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 The realization that they must comply with the massive and confusing set of requirements called PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) can overwhelm businesses. Many are unaware of their...

Hackers Can Crack Secure Passwords
2013-05-29 13:33:08

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In the wake of last year´s password dumps and this year´s Twitter hacks, many have been paying extra attention to their passwords. The most common advice doled out is to use separate passwords for each website and service. Additionally, these passwords are supposed to be “strong,” meaning they combine letters, numbers and symbols and stay away from dictionary words. Yet as the old adage goes, a fence can...

2013-05-24 23:01:39

Internet Sales Tax will have both pros and cons. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Sales tax is not something that most people think about when they shop online, but many fear it will be if the proposed Internet Sales Tax bill is passed into law. Local technologist and internet marketing leader Jason Hennessey says that the bill has both advantages and disadvantages, but has not been well explained in the media. The Marketplace Fairness Act, more commonly called the Internet Sales Tax,...

2013-05-23 08:26:15

Black Duck data reveals new Android open source project creation outpaces iOS project growth by a factor of four BURLINGTON, Mass., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The creation of new Android-related open source projects accelerated rapidly in 2012, far outpacing new iOS projects, according to data released today by Black Duck Software. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121025/NE99895LOGO ) New Android mobile projects outstripped iOS projects by a factor of four in 2012,...

2013-05-21 23:17:04

Secure online payment technology supports ecommerce within large-scale health and wellness programs ORLANDO, Fla. (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 For enterprise class technology developers, seamlessly incorporating secure online payment functionality can be difficult at best, said representatives from ControlScan at this week´s CNP Expo. According to the payment security and compliance solution provider, limitations can include unfamiliar or incompatible development tools, an inability to modify...