PCI Compliance…

PCI Compliance…

Any organization that accepts cards as a form of payment or provides services to merchants in the areas of transmission, storage or processing of credit card data must comply with the standards of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council. PCI compliance is key and noncompliance can have damaging effects, such as fines, higher […]

Security Awareness Review

Security Awareness Review

With companies becoming more and more visible on the open internet, security is becoming more critical than ever. There was a time when robberies were a big deal, and theft was done in person. Today, the internet is a host to many such thieves with a strong interest in gaining any information they can from […]

Triple DES is Dead (Or Dying, at Least)

Triple DES is Dead (Or Dying, at Least)

Not too long ago, back in August of 2016, Microsoft officially deprecated the RC4 encryption cipher on all of their operating systems. The impact of this was not very widespread as it was aging and had since been replaced by newer, better ciphers. It was easy enough for administrators to simply disable the cipher and […]