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IT Audit & Compliance

IT Audit & Compliance

Retain us for Proactive Cyber Security and Financial services for StateRAMP, GAAP, FedRAMP, CMMC, PCI, HIPAA, NIST-FISMA, 800-53, 800-171, CJIS , DFARS , SOC 1, SOC 2, GDPR, CCPA, ISO 27001, NERC CIP, SOX 404, C5 and others.

IT Risk Assessment & Management

IT Risk Assessment & Management

Defending against today's cyber threat landscape and financial fraud requires a Proactive Integrated Risk Management (IRM) strategy, a real-time approach to assessing and managing risk and diligent attention to details.

IT Policies & Governance

IT Policies & Governance

Governance is the foundation for ALL Proactive Cyber Security, Financial Compliance and Policy programs by outlining the structure, authority, and processes needed to execute the organization's mission to remain compliant.

Vulnerability & Penetration Testing

Vulnerability & Penetration Testing

Identify threats first with proactive cyber security vulnerability and penetration testing services you need to find and prevent risks to your business before hackers or malicious insiders do.

Cybervisor® Advisory Services

Cybervisor® Advisory Services

Start-ups to multinationals across all business sectors depend on our preeminently qualified proactive cyber security assistance to implement effective controls and countermeasures.

Awareness & Training

Awareness & Training

Engage with our Human Hacking Awareness, Red Team Attack Simulation, Insider Threat, Secure Coding and awareness training programs to promote Proactive Cyber Security© internally and globally.

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Timeline for PCI DSS 4.0 Compliance – First Steps

As we’ve been writing, PCI DSS 4.0 is upon us. We’ve discussed some of the broader changes around the newer versions, but we have yet to dig deeper into the timeline for version 4.0.

This article will discuss the preliminary steps you can take to prepare for the update. With a focus on understanding your IT infrastructure and the impact of the regulations on how you can use it, you can start to get your feet wet with the new standards and some of the curveballs they might throw at you. 

 

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How Are Small Businesses Addressing PCI DSS 4.0?

PCI DSS 4.0 is public and rolling out. Fortunately for most organizations, adopting the new requirements isn’t an all-or-nothing proposition as of July 2022. However, it’s quickly becoming apparent that businesses large and small must address the new PCI standards sooner, rather than later. This presents a few challenges and opportunities for small businesses. 

Here we’ll discuss what’s coming down the pipeline for PCI DSS as it relates to small businesses that may handle consumer credit information. While the standard is the same no matter the business size, the impact of the new standards will hit differently for SMBs. 

 

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Is Blockchain Technology Viable for Security?

Blockchain, blockchain, blockchain. It seems like you can’t throw a rock without hitting someone discussing the potential for blockchain technology. And, for the most part, this is driven by consumer interest in technologies and the potential for innovation in the web 3.0 world we live in. 

While the consumer market is having a so-so engagement with blockchains, it is finding more purchase in enterprise applications–albeit with a few changes and customizations to address limitations. 

 

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PCI DSS and Customized Approach Validation

With the new PCI DSS 4.0 updates now public, payment processors and security experts are examining some of the latest changes. One of the changes we’ve noticed (and one that will most likely make a massive difference for assessments) is the inclusion of customized approaches to PCI DSS assessment. This evolution of compensating controls in requirement assessment is set to alter how some companies think about their compliance obligations fundamentally. 

 

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