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Aligning with PCI DSS 4.0’s new objectives

Today, ransomware is a multibillion-dollar business. So far, it has devastated a number of industries. The continued availability of weak security mechanisms and antiquated operating systems made these assaults and others like them possible. Malicious actors are likely to continue

PCI DSS’s ‘6’ Fundamental Principles Explained

As per Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS), businesses that store, handle, or send cardholder data must comply with PCI DSS. That’s why organizations must follow the PCI DSS standard. Each stage of the payment card lifecycle is

Benefits of PCI Compliance and FAQ’s

Using a credit card is safer now that PCI compliance is in place across all major businesses. A company’s compliance with payment card industry standards demonstrates that it adheres to a tight set of requirements for protecting client credit card

PCI DSS compliance calls for a Qualified assessor

PCI DSS Compliance- there is a lot more to it than meets the eye.Even for professionals, understanding regulatory and best practises compliance can be a challenge. Among the many acronyms that require attention are GDPR, HIPAA, and PCI DSS. The

Compliance checklist for PCI DSS 4.0 explained

This year, the use of digital payments is likely continue to soar. Following a 40% growth in 2021, digital payment transactions are likely to continue to grow. Because of this, merchants and payment processors must assure the security and privacy

PCI Compliance: What It means for your company?

PCI Compliance: What It means for your company?“PCI compliance” may be a familiar term if your company processes credit cards. For those who are just starting started, here are some PCI compliance basics. What exactly PCI DSS compliance stand for?Payment

What are 12 PCI compliance goals, and standards?

PCI CompliancePCI security standards must be followed by companies that accept, process, store, or transmit credit card information. By adhering to PCI standards, businesses of all sizes can safeguard their customers’ credit card information. Debit and credit card numbers are

Comprehensive checklist to ensure PCI Compliance

All of us are aware of hackers and all systems are vulnerable at some point in their lifecycle. Additionally, credit card information can be hacked. Cardholder data must be processed by your  business in order to function. In other words,

Impact of PCI DSS 4.0 on cloud services explained

Early in 2022-23, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) V3.2.1 will be upgraded to PCI DSS 4.0. This is according to preliminary RFC draughts from the PCI Security Standards Council: The new standards: new security measures needed to

Hardening practices for configuration and vulnerability management

Hardened images are part of Extreme Compute’s cloud workload protection. In accordance with CIS regulations, we conduct this as part of our healthy cloud compliance solution. Hardening ensures that the operating system of the virtual server is devoid of unneeded

Hardening Servers for Availability and Security

Server hardening is a never ending process. It pays to think about security from the moment the computer is unpacked (or created in a virtual environment). But server hardening can do more. It will improve performance and keep your system

Best Practices for Robust System Hardening

Threat actors are continually evolving their tools and strategies to exploit any gaps or loopholes in your cyber security system. If they succeed, the damage to your network and data is almost immeasurable. Ensuring that your cyber protection architecture and

Database, OS, Applications and Server; Infra Hardening Guidelines

Attack resistance and regulatory compliance can only be achieved by hardening the IT infrastructure. Computer systems and websites are constantly targeted by hackers using a variety of cyber-attack methods. As cyber-attacks continue to evolve, information systems, particularly servers, must be

Hardening Baselines for reducing attack surface

Most new digital assets, such as servers and operating systems, are unconfigured by default. When an asset is installed, all options are activated. While most new assets require several software and firmware updates, most aren’t fully updated. System hardening helps

Cloud Hardening: Security tools that sealed the loopholes

A safe environment, from infrastructure to cloud applications, is crucial from a technology perspective. A company’s information security policy should be made clear to all personnel, and access control rules should be properly enforced (firewalls, passwords, etc.). It’s time for

2022’s Top Security Challenges in the Cloud

Building client solutions on the cloud is an excellent idea. A decade ago, it would have been impossible to obtain the present levels of technology. It’s now possible to create a virtual data centre with only a single command. Teams

Major data security concerns in Cloud computing

Data security has long been a major concern for IT professionals (IT). Data security is essential because most of our personal and business information is housed in the cloud. Data confidentiality cannot be guaranteed despite the fact that cloud service

Five security challenges that could go through 2022

Extreme Compute’s Cloud Threat Landscape Report for 2021 showed an increase in cloud application vulnerabilities. On-premises resources being used to pivot to cloud resources are the leading causes of threat actor vulnerabilities. RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) is used to access

4 Cloud Security Challenges & Solutions for 2022

More and more businesses are shifting to the cloud in the recent years. There are now 41 percent of organisations using cloud services, up from 25 percent before the outbreak. In addition, 21% of companies expect to move 80-100 percent

How to automate permanent server hardening

PCI DSS, ISO 27001 & HIPAA all such security standards need system hardening as a primary defense against cyber invasions. Who needs advanced security measures and defenses if you don’t initially secure all needless doors via which attackers might infiltrate

Top 10 Security threats in 2022

Security of the cloudThe policies, regulations, technologies, processes, and services that protect cloud data and infrastructure make up the field of cloud security. Among organisations, cloud computing has become a popular choice because of its scalability, flexibility, and speed of

Shared responsibility and challenges in cloud security

Every business must prioritise safeguarding its data on the cloud. Due to shared resources and Internet connectivity, cloud services and settings are more vulnerable than on-premises systems. The privacy and dependability of cloud services necessitate specific approaches to cloud security.

PCI DSS Compliance: Everything You Need To Know

A set of security rules is outlined in the PCI DSS in order to protect payment systems from being hacked, fraudulently used, or their identities stolen. American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, and Visa all had their security requirements harmonised and

Using Continuous Hardening to become more resilient.

Continuous hardening increases ResilienceNo one is immune to threats. The most well-known and common sorts of digital misuse should permanently be hardened. IT infrastructures include hundreds of applications and storage, server, and network components. Each component can be modified in

Why security is critical for a Cloud-First strategy

Increasing the sturdiness of securityUsing the cloud is the best way for companies to quickly adapt and grow. There is a security risk with every new public cloud instance. Even the most basic corporate security requirements are unlikely to be

Reducing attack surface with System Hardening

Tools, techniques, and best practises can be used to harden technologies such as applications, systems, infrastructure, and firmware. In order to minimise the risk of attack, hardening systems is necessary. Your IT ecosystem is less vulnerable to attacks and malware

Overcoming security challenges in Hybrid cloud

Today’s defensive teams must devise new techniques for a hybrid and multi-cloud world. Multi-vendor and hybrid cloud security issues can arise. Cloud deployments increase IT complexity while reducing physical management demands. This is difficult for security staff, who regularly lose

How to adopt hardening measures in the cloud

With the rapid rise of cloud computing, traditional in-house application and service deployments have been replaced by virtualization. Currently, corporations can save money by renting hardware from companies like Extreme Compute and creating virtual servers with the exact hardware characteristics