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Jul 26, 2022   |  By Narendra Sahoo
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a law that was signed on June 28, 2018, that established and promoted the consumer privacy rights and business obligations concerning the collection and sales of personal information of citizens of California. The CCPA came into effect on January 1st, 2020. Soon after in November 2020, Proposition 24, known as the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (CPRA) was introduced which is soon to replace the CCPA Compliance.
Jul 22, 2022   |  By Narendra Sahoo
The General Data Protection Regulation is a data privacy law that protects the privacy of people of citizens of the EU and UK. The regulation is designed to protect the rights of individuals and also ensure the privacy of their personal data. The regulation outlines a detailed set of requirements for organizations collecting, storing, and managing personal data.
Jul 12, 2022   |  By Narendra Sahoo
Cybersecurity has always been a major concern for most businesses. With the growing incidents of data breaches, it is now imperative for businesses to invest their resource in securing their IT infrastructure and data. Moreover, after the COVID-19 scenario, there was an unprecedented spike in the need for remote working. This totally hampered the security measures implemented by the organization’s IT and Cybersecurity teams.
Jul 9, 2022   |  By Narendra Sahoo
The PCI Council aims at minimizing the risk of cardholder data by securing sensitive cardholder data including Sensitive Authentication Data (SAD). For these reasons, PCI DSS Standards are strictly enforced in the payment card industry. According to the PCI DSS Security Standard Requirement, organizations dealing with sensitive card data are required to maintain maximum security and implement measures that ensure the confidentiality, privacy, and security of the cardholder data.
Jul 8, 2022   |  By Narendra Sahoo
A Readiness Assessment in general is an evaluation process that suggests whether or not an organization is compliant with a specific standard/regulation. The assessment helps determine gaps in security controls and demonstrates the effectiveness of controls to achieve compliance. The assessment works as a guide to identify and address the potential gaps in controls. The readiness assessment basically works as a test run for organizations looking to achieve compliance.
Jul 6, 2022   |  By Narendra Sahoo
The world of healthcare has gone digital. Records can now be transferred anywhere they are needed, from hospital to hospital, or even directly to the patient’s email inbox. While the digitalization of healthcare records is extremely convenient but it is now equally dangerous. These sensitive PHI data are exposed to various forms of cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
Jun 7, 2022   |  By Narendra Sahoo
Fintech, short for ‘financial technology, is the application of new technological advancements to products and services in the financial industry. The Fintech industry is rapidly evolving, driven in part by the adoption of new technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain-powered assets. Currently, the Fintech market is projected to reach $190 billion by 2026, growing annually by 13.7%.
May 27, 2022   |  By Narendra Sahoo
Protecting devices, data, or systems from cyber threats is what cyber security is all about. These cyber-attacks are usually aimed at gaining access to, destroying, or stealing sensitive data, or consumers’ money and disrupting online transactions and business operations. Implementing an effective cyber security system is critical, as the task has grown increasingly difficult.
May 24, 2022   |  By Narendra Sahoo
Most companies are unconcerned about credit card theft until it happens to them. If you sell online or by e-mail, your company is more likely to go bankrupt owing to fraudulent credit card orders. Given the increased reliance on plastic money, credit card theft is extremely damaging. Even consumers, fail to take basic precautions to avoid credit card theft.
May 20, 2022   |  By Narendra Sahoo
Cyber security is an important aspect and an integral part of any online business. The layperson has little idea of what threats exist and how to protect against them. And yet, if you own a business you are almost definitely vulnerable to cyber security threats. You don’t need to be a Fortune 500 company to protect against them. By knowing what to do, you can keep your data secure and avoid breaches.
Jul 19, 2022   |  By VISTA InfoSec
With the launch of the new PCI DSS 4.0 version, people are still trying to get a grip on the changes introduced and the requirements improvised in the latest version. So, explaining the changes in detail VISTA InfoSec is publishing a series of expert videos explaining each of the requirements of PCI DSS in detail. So, check out the first video that talks about Requirement 1 of the PCI DSS 4.0 version, explaining the updates in detail.#pcidss #pcidss4.0
Jul 8, 2022   |  By VISTA InfoSec
The new updated CMMC 2.0 version was released to improve the security standard and address the growing cyber risks in the industry. The latest version is updated in a way that the CMMC compliance evaluates the cyber security practices and processes, and certifies a contractor based on their ability to protect the Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and Federal Contract Information (FCI) within the supply chain system. Explaining in detail the new additions and changes introduced in CMMC 2.0 Compliance, VISTA InfoSec conducted an informative webinar on “CMMC 2.0 Compliance Understanding the Requirements”.
Jun 3, 2022   |  By VISTA InfoSec
PCI DSS 4.0 update has made a huge buzz in the industry post its release. Organizations are still scrambling to understand the changes introduced and learn about the requirements of PCI DSS. So, explaining the updates and the PCI requirements in detail VISTA InfoSec conducted an informative webinar on ”PCI DSS 4.0 Requirements Explained”. Watch the video and gain insight into the key updates introduced by the PCI Council.
Apr 26, 2022   |  By VISTA InfoSec
PCI DSS 4.0 is currently the most trending topic in the industry. Considering the growing threat landscape and the need to evolve the payment security standard, the PCI Council developed and updated PCI DSS 3.2.1 to PCI DSS 4.0 version.
Apr 5, 2022   |  By VISTA InfoSec
Vendor Third-Party Risk Management is a major concern for organizations looking to achieve GDPR Compliance. EU GDPR is a stringent Data Privacy law that organizations are expected to comply with. So, even organizations outsourcing major parts of their data processing operations to third-party vendors need to ensure that their vendors are compliant.
Mar 10, 2022   |  By VISTA InfoSec
PCI DSS Compliance is a payment card security standard that outlines stringent security requirements for protecting cardholder data. In the outlined 12 PCI Compliance Requirements, one of the Requirement 3.3 states that organizations need to “Mask PAN when displayed such that only personnel with a legitimate business need can see more than the first six/last four digits of the PAN. So, as a matter of best practice organizations adopt masking and truncation techniques for data security.
Mar 4, 2022   |  By VISTA InfoSec
Vendor Third-Party Risk Management is an essential part of most regulatory and compliance programs. Tracking and monitoring vendor risk are important as it helps businesses make critical business decisions and mitigate risk from time to time. As organizations mostly outsource some parts of their operations to vendors or third-party service providers, it has become mandatory in certain standards and regulations to establish Vendor third-party risk management as a part of the compliance process.
Feb 15, 2022   |  By VISTA InfoSec
Sarbanes Oxley Act is a popular US law designed and enforced to secure investors against fraudulent accounting activities in the organization. The objective of enforcing this regulation is to bring in transparency and ensure efficiency in the work process. It is a regulation that is not just an obligation for organizations but also seen as a good practice in the industry. Elaborating on the regulation, VISTA InfoSec conducted a live webinar explaining the Act in detail. Watch the video to learn more about this popular regulation enforced across the US.
Jan 12, 2022   |  By VISTA InfoSec
PCI DSS can be very challenging for businesses to achieve, especially when they have limited resources to get things in place. Moreover, understanding the requirements and implementing measures to meet the 12 PCI DSS requirement is altogether a different challenge. Businesses need to consider many aspects when undergoing an Audit and ensuring it is a success. Achieving PCI DSS Compliance requires establishing, updating, and constantly reviewing policies, procedures, and processes. This in turn ensures securing of sensitive data and IT Infrastructure.
Dec 22, 2021   |  By VISTA InfoSec
SOC 2 TYPE 1 & TYPE 2 - How to Prepare for an Audit | VISTA InfoSec
Jun 30, 2022   |  By VISTA InfoSec
Virtualization is a technology that has greatly benefited businesses around the globe. The technology has a significant impact on the modern IT landscape and today plays a key role in the development and delivery of cloud computing solutions. However, the adoption of this advanced technology has major security implications on businesses today. The adoption of Virtualization has opened doors to a broad range of challenges for businesses in the industry. Especially, for organizations that are PCI regulated and required to comply with PCI DSS Standards, the challenges in this area only seem to grow.
Jun 30, 2022   |  By VISTA InfoSec
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a global data privacy law established and enforced in the EU. It is a comprehensive law developed to protect and uphold the rights of EU Citizens. Organizations dealing with the personal data of citizens of the EU are required to comply with the requirements of GDPR. This brings in more transparency in the processing and securing of personal data while also ensuring citizens have control over their personal data.
Jun 30, 2022   |  By VISTA InfoSec
Information Security Management System is an international standard designed to manage the security of sensitive information. At the core, ISMS is about managing the people, processes, and technology through a risk management program. While there are many standards under the ISO27000 family, the ISO27001 Standard is the most popular and widely accepted standard in the industry.

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