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Real-world conversations with top security execs. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps challenged & definitely informed while getting to know the pros responsible for it all.

Apr 17, 2014

Does the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), now in its 3rd version, actually increase safeguards required to be taken by enterprises to ensure customer data?

According to the PCI Security Standards Council, PCI DSS is a comprehensive standard "intended to help organizations proactively protect customer account data."

But with the continuous news of breaches, is it successful? Is being compliant for an audit, essentially a snapshot in time, enough or has the latest version succeeded in bolstering security over the long haul?

securitycurrent's Aimee Rhodes speaks with Gartner Research Vice President Anton Chuvakin, who has spoken with the Standards Council, on the changes in the latest version, how the standard has made real progress in fostering security and what to look forward to in the future with mobile processing.