Tag: pci-dss

What is the difference between PCI DSS and PA DSS?

What is the difference between PCI DSS and PA DSS? If I'm not a payment application vendor, what value does the PA DSS have for me? Addressing the top questions of interest to the Application Information Security Community.

38 Million Reasons to use Cryptography for Business

The tools of encryption and key management can (and should) be applied at numerous layers of business to protect, isolate, and control data. The technology is well-know and standardized. It is predictable and manageable and in no-way should be...

When it Comes to Your Data: Fear Less, Encrypt More

Why are people afraid to protect their information by encrypting their data? Why is encryption often the protection mechanism of last resort? Unfortunately, encryption is often perceived as complex, something akin to rocket science.