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    What does PCI require for Developer Training?
    The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) defines compliance standards for all organizations that accept credit card payments. These standards cover a wide range of technologies and situations that impact the security of credit card transactions. The Data Security Standard ...
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    Everything You Need To Know About The Nist Cybersecurity Framework 2.0
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    This week NIST released the highly anticipated update to the Cybersecurity Framework (CSF). Here’s ...
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    Asset Discovery
    The first step in securing any organization is to understand what you have. Unless you have a ...
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    10 Tips for Engaging a Security Services Vendor
    The Information Security market brought in an estimated $167 billion in 2019 and that’s expected to ...
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    How to Test Your Security Controls for Small/Medium Businesses
    We often get contacted by small businesses requesting their first penetration test because of ...
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    Compliance is not Security
    Many folks get confused about the difference between security and compliance. Many, especially ...
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    Silencing Firefox's Chattiness for Web App Testing
    Firefox is one chatty browser! Even if you don’t actually use it for anything, it’s constantly ...
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    Checking Under the Bed
    I’ve got four kids and part of their chores involve cleaning up their bedrooms. Inevitably, their ...
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    These Aren't the Password Guidelines You're Looking For
    “You don’t need to see his identification.” It’s a classic line. With a flick of the wrist old Ben ...
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    Protecting your Kids from Online Threats
    “The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of ...
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    Hours After The Penetration Test, This CSO Revealed Something That Will Leave You In Tears
    We all recognize clickbait when we see it. And yet thousands still click on the links. In today’s ...
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    Whose Code Are You Running?
    One of my favorite ways to eat Oreo cookies is to twist the two halves apart, carefully set the ...
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