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2012-11-29 12:31:40

MUNICH, Germany, November 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PAY.ON AG, the leading international operator of payment infrastructure systems, is expanding its technical infrastructure to include the ability to now process point-of-sale transactions in addition to e-commerce in an environment that is PCI-DSS-certified, and as such, is compliant with all applicable regulations. As a result, payment service providers worldwide gain easy access to fully-functional, market-tested mobile...

Congressman Wants Two Year Ban On Internet Legislation
2012-11-29 10:59:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Yesterday, California Republican Congressman Darrell Issa proposed a draft bill with intent to protect the Internet. Issa´s bill doesn´t encourage moving forward, such as installing high-speed fibers in rural areas or building Wi-Fi networks for whole cities. Issa´s draft bill also doesn´t stymie the progress of the Internet by proposing harsher punishment for copyright infringement or allow big...

2012-11-28 16:26:32

OREM, Utah, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SecurityMetrics, a leading provider of payment data security and compliance solutions, today published its second annual Payment Card Threat Report revealing unencrypted PAN (Primary Account Number) storage remains alarmingly high. Virtually no change occurred between 2011 and 2012, with card data storage on corporate systems declining less than one quarter of a percent (.24%). The study exposed that greater than 10% of merchants store...

2012-11-27 12:31:24

HOUSTON, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced beta availability of Log Manager for Amazon Web Services (AWS). Log Manager collects, normalizes, stores and reports on log data, enabling customers to identify and respond to security events in their Amazon cloud infrastructure and meet compliance requirements such as PCI and HIPAA. Released in 2007, Log Manager is the first cloud log management...

2012-11-26 12:32:11

BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past few years, enterprises, particularly in the financial services industry, have had to cut costs while simultaneously enhancing innovation. While this may sound contradictory, it has been possible with the strategic use of open source software (OSS). On this webinar, Jeff Hammond, Principal Analyst, Forrester, will release new data regarding developers' use of OSS in financial services, along with mobile, cloud and big data...

Senate Bill Creates Martial Law Over Online Accounts
2012-11-20 14:19:22

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the worst form of hypocrisy, a Senate bill went from tightening up security on your email account, to instead giving federal agencies martial law on all your Internet accounts. Patrick Leahy, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary committee, proposed a legislation called the Electronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act of 2011. The original wording of the legislation makes it harder for law enforcement to peek in on your...

2012-11-12 12:27:43

TEANECK, N.J. and NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Veratad Technologies, LLC, (www.veratad.com) a world class provider of Virtual Identity Verification and Compliance Solutions and the Entertainment Software Rating Board, (www.esrb.org) the non-profit, self-regulatory body for the computer and video game industry, have formed a strategic partnership that offers Veratad's online verification solutions in conjunction with the privacy seal and certification services of the ESRB Privacy...

Twitter Begins To Withhold Copyright Violating Tweets
2012-11-05 12:02:52

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Twitter users are given 140 characters to say or share whatever they like, with some caveats. For instance, groups suspected of neo-Nazi ties are likely to have their Tweets blocked by Twitter and the German government. In fact, Twitter announced in January they´d given themselves the right to block Tweets from specific countries while keeping it available for the rest of the world. Now, tweets which contain links to...

2012-11-05 08:39:14

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Merchant Link, a leading provider of payment gateway and data security solutions, today announced the signing of a multi-year contract with Phoenix Managed Networks. The deal will see Merchant Link offer its customers Phoenix's award-winning Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) firewall service coupled with breach insurance. This latest product addition complements Merchant Link's current portfolio and is designed to secure a...

2012-10-26 04:02:58

To deliver NNT's IT security monitoring, change detection and policy compliance software solution to APAC Naples, FL (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 NNT, a global provider of PCI DSS and IT security and compliance software solutions, today announced that it has established a strategic partnership with Jakarta based technology consultants Dinantara. The partnership will enable Dinantara to supply NNT´s IT security monitoring and change detection software. The integrated FIM, SIEM and CCM...