The Equifax Hack: What You Need to Know, Steps to Keep Customer Data Safe

By now we’ve all heard the story of how 143 million Americans (roughly half the US population) had their personal data compromised due to a breach at Equifax. It’s reasonable to be concerned about the security of your personal accounts. But what about your customers’ sensitive financial data? With so many people affected, consumers are […]

Cybersecurity Operations: Is Your Business Complying with These PCI-DSS Requirements?

Did you know that the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) requires that specific cybersecurity operations procedures be conducted on a periodic basis? Depending on whether you’re a merchant or a service provider — and the nature of how you deal with credit cards — these mandatory procedures may include (but are not limited […]

What Every Business Needs to Know About PCI Compliance (10 FAQs Answered)

It seems that every day we hear more and more about data security breaches, foreign cyber-attacks, and consumer warnings about how to protect yourself from falling victim to fraud. Now more than ever, it’s important to stay ahead of the curve and ensure you have the basics down when it comes to protecting your business’ […]

Your Cyber Incident Response Exercise

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) requires organizations that accept credit card payments to: “Create an incident response plan to be implemented in the event of a system breach” “Review and test the plan” (minimally on an annual basis) “Provide appropriate training to staff with security breach responsibilities” “Develop a process to modify […]

The Data Security Solution Every Member Management Software Vendor Should Have in Place

We work with a lot of software vendors in the member management space. Their customers — gym owners, personal trainers, association managers — use software like EZFacility, myVolo and 123Signup to streamline business operations and automate key tasks. One of the most critical needs for these business professionals — due to the nature of their […]