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How to Go Beyond PCI Compliance to Secure Your Organization: Requirements 4-7

In the previous article, we discussed how the payment processing works and the first three PCI requirements. In this post we will explore the next four PCI DSS requirements. Requirement 4:...

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How to Go Beyond PCI Compliance to Secure Your Organization: Requirements 1-3

In the first post of this series, we discussed the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), why it is important, and what the consequences are of being non-compliant. In...

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How to Go Beyond PCI Compliance to Secure Your Organization: Introduction

Introduction In 2000, the number of websites skyrocketed to 17 million, with more than 400 million internet users. Shortly after, a quickly increasing number of online stores came online....

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Same-Origin Policy And Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS)

Introduction Modern web browsers provide many built-in security mechanisms to defend against attackers. Same-origin policy, Cookie Policy, Content Security Policy, browser sandbox, and XSS...

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What is a Secure Software Development Lifecycle & how do you build an appsec program?

And how do you build an application security program? Software development follows what is called a Software Development Lifecycle, or S D L C. It is a process used for developing software....

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Why You Need a Vulnerability Disclosure Response Plan & How to Develop One

Background Most companies have an Incident Response Plan these days. With an increasing number of data breaches, having a plan in place is important so that all stakeholders (Security,...

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Common Federated Identity Protocols: OpenID Connect vs OAuth vs SAML 2

Introduction When it comes to federated identity there are three major protocols used by companies: OAuth 2, OpenID Connect, and SAML. In this article we will examine their security...

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DevSecOps Best Practices

You’ve decided to integrate DevSecOps into your software development operations. That’s an important first step to improving your product’s overall security by including it into the...

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Application Security DevSecOps

What Is DevSecOps?

DevOps, that combination of software development and IT operations, is designed to improve the development life cycle, getting software to market quicker and improve overall deployment. But...

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PCI Compliance

What Is PCI Compliance?

If your company accepts credit card payments, you should be familiar with PCI DSS compliance. You may also think that your company is so small or so few of your financial transactions...

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