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EFF Report Finds Twitter Has Your Back, Apple Doesn't
2013-05-02 11:32:14

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Internet plays a significant role in the lives of many people. This means these users are asking several companies to keep their personal information – addresses, credit card numbers, current location – safe from intruders or even the government. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) yesterday released their annual “Who Has Your Back?” report, a sort of report card which scores the...

Judge Throws Out Craigslist Copyright Claims Against Padmapper
2013-05-01 14:04:47

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Tuesday, a federal judge dismissed Craigslist's copyright claims that three companies had violated its terms of service. In his findings, the judge made it clear that the company's terms of use didn't actually prohibit the three defendants from using the website's data. Craigslist alleges in its lawsuit that PadMapper, 3Taps and Lovely abused terms of use violations, copyright violations, trespass, and civil violations of the...

2013-05-01 12:24:29

SecurityMetrics MobileScan searches for weaknesses that render devices vulnerable to cybercriminals OREM, Utah, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Merchants, micro-merchants, and consumers that process payments on mobile devices through swipe readers, virtual terminals, and Near Field Communication (NFC), will soon have a powerful new weapon in their arsenal: the MobileScan app from SecurityMetrics, an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) and leading provider of payment data security and...

2013-04-30 23:00:15

Ventus Wireless announces successful completion of Visa Level 1, PCI DSS certification. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 Ventus Wireless, the industry leader in primary wireless and wireless backup technology, has announced its successful completion of Visa Level 1, PCI DSS recertification. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a comprehensive set of international security requirements which ensure the protection of cardholder data at every step. “Ventus...

2013-04-25 12:34:58

SecurityMetrics states PCI revenue & security not mutually exclusive NEW ORLEANS, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (ETA Annual Meeting and Expo, Booth #634) - SecurityMetrics advocates the importance of remodeling Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) programs to drive additional revenue at the 2013 ETA Annual Meeting and Expo. The company encourages merchant processors to optimize merchant value and strengthen customer relationships through add-on security...

2013-04-25 08:40:51

Case Management Solutions Expanding Reach for Omaha Company OMAHA Neb., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Data Support Systems Inc. (DSS), a leading solution provider in Back Office Payment Automation, today announced their second production implementation of TRIPS Dispute(TM). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130115/LA42166LOGO) TRIPS Dispute is the latest in a class of Case Management products from DSS that are quickly reshaping this company in its 25th year of...

2013-04-24 23:01:05

Alliance leverages expertise to assist businesses of all sizes with payment security and compliance Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 A new strategic alliance between ControlScan and Bridge Point Communications delivers a full suite of Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance and data security solutions to help retailers and other merchants within Australia achieve and maintain PCI compliance. Australian acquirers and merchant service providers will also benefit from the partnership,...

2013-04-23 08:44:17

New Customer Acquisition, Service Upgrades, and Vertical Expansion Leading Indicators for Banner Quarter BURLINGTON, Mass., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Duck Software, the trusted partner for open source software adoption, management, and governance, today announced that following a record fourth quarter the company achieved another milestone with its most successful first quarter to date. The company reported that it was a record quarter for subscriptions, with...

Hacktivists Call For Internet Blackout Today To Protest CISPA
2013-04-22 07:28:40

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The group of hackers which acts as part troublemaker and part watchdog is calling for an Internet blackout today to protest CISPA, a bill which passed last Thursday. If this bill is signed into law, companies and websites could legally hand over user information to the US government upon request. Anonymous has persuaded over 300 websites to “go dark” as a sign of protest today and is using the #CISPABlackout hashtag...

2013-04-16 08:36:38

Contact Center Technology Provider Recognized for Keeping Credit Card Data Safe and Secure PLANO, Texas, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WS iNet, a premier provider of on-demand contact center technology, today announced it has achieved certification of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) Level 1, the most rigorous industry-recognized payment card security standard available globally. The certification is the result of a meticulous audit by an independent Quality...