How well do you know your third-party vendors? Recent cyber attacks on well-known entities via third-party vendors should make all companies cautious about who they're doing business with. Here's how you can avoid security risks from third-party vendors.
This is the first of a six-part blog series about Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be discussing PCI, its scope, compliance reporting requirements, readiness assessments, remediation, penetration testing, and vulnerability scans. By the end of this series, we hope our readers will have a better understanding of PCI, its importance, and how to become compliant with PCI security standards.
Regardless of the level of security you put into place or how many scenarios you have prepared for, you will be hacked. The attacks and breaches are going to occur no matter what you do. However, the rapidity to which you respond to and contain those breaches will be a direct result of how much you have put aside for cyber security.