All Online security articles – Page 8

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    PCIDSS confusion continues

    May 28, 2010

    Variations of the Payment Card Data Security Standard have been in place for several years, but many retailers still feel they don’t understand what exactly is required of them to comply with it, writes Alison Clements

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    Guiding the guidelines


    Two recent examples of draft guidelines relating to ecommerce show why retailers must be prepared to lobby if they don’t want to be stuck with unworkable rules.

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    Interchange fees: A done deal?


    The news that Visa Europe has offered to reduce interchange fees on debit cards has yet to convince the European Commission that it should end antitrust proceedings.

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    BT Retail Week Technology Awards shortlist revealed


    The 60-strong shortlist for this year’s BT Retail Week Technology Awards has been announced.

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    BT Expedite to headline sponsor Retail Week's technology awards


    BT Expedite has signed up as the headline sponsor of Retail Week’s technology awards.

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    Argos suffers customer data security breach


    Argos has acted to improve online shoppers’ security after it emerged an undisclosed number of customers’ credit card details could have been made vulnerable to fraud.

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    No red card for CNP fraud


    After years of rising card-not-present fraud, which retailers have had to shoulder, is technology finally winning the battle?

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    Retailer screening leads to decrease in card-not-present fraud


    Phone, internet and mail order fraud has fallen by 19% to £266.4m from 2008 to 2009, according to new figures from the UK Cards Association.

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    Banks versus boffins


    The banks need to think carefully about how they deal with security flaws in Chip and PIN technology if they are to maintain the trust of merchants.

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    Chip and PIN flaw can lead to fraud


    Cambridge University researchers have found a flaw in the Chip and PIN system that could open the door to fraud.

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    Compliance with PCIDSS among retailers jumps


    There has been a big leap in the number of UK retailers that are compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCIDSS) in the past year.

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    Morrisons rolls out payment system


    Grocer Morrisons has begun rolling out a new payment processing system as part of its store systems replacement project.

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    Liverpool contactless payment push begins


    Boots, Timpsons and Max Spielmann are all taking part in MasterCard’s initiative to drive adoption of its contactless payment technology in Liverpool.

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    Consumers go upwardly mobile


    Retailers who believe that m-commerce is a long way off should think again with the news that there will be two mobile phone subscriptions for every three people in the world by the end of this year. The announcement, from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), that there will be 4.6 ...

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    Marks & Spencer to tackle fraud at its checkouts


    Marks & Spencer will roll out a fraud detection system across all its stores before the end of the year.

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    Retail surgery: Preventing ‘card not present’ fraud


    We have noticed a marked surge in ‘card not present’ fraud. What are the key things we should be doing to prevent this?

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    Tesco upgrades global IT security


    Tesco has standardised its global IT security practices with the deployment of threat management and analysis systems from Fortinet.

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    Poundland trials contactless payments


    Poundland is trialling contactless payment technology at two of its London stores.

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    PayPal suffers global shutdown


    PayPal’s online payment service was unavailable for over an hour from 6.30pm onwards UK time on Monday, according to reports. The outage was due to an “internal issue”, according to a PayPal spokesman, with users of the payment service across the world affected. Although the problem was said to have ...

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    IBM to run Carrefour's IT systems in France


    International retail giant Carrefour has signed a €180m (£155m) agreement with IBM, that will see the technology services provider take over the transformation, management and maintenance of Carrefour’s IT infrastructure and applications in France.