ANX Corporate Blog: Posts tagged as PCI DSS

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Feb 6th 2013, 16:30

Still running Windows XP in 2013? Time is running out.

Posted by Manville Chan
Windows XP is the most successful and popular Windows-based operating systems in history. At its peak, it was estimate that 400 million users were using the operating system world-wide. Even though Microsoft had ended the regular upgrades and improvements to Windows XP in April 2009, it was estimated that it still owned 20% of market share as of December 2012.
In less than 14 months from now, Microsoft will officially end the extended support of Windows XP. What this means is that Microsoft will no longer issue security update patches for this dated operating system that was introduced in 2001.
Although there’s no specific study in the retail market, we estimated that a sizeable number of retail POS systems and PCs are still running Windows XP. The end of this OS support

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Aug 23rd 2012, 11:20

Don’t Tackle PCI Compliance without the Right Tools

Posted by Manville Chan
If you’re a small business owner, you probably think that meeting your PCI compliance requirements and filing your IRS tax return have a lot in common. Both are overwhelmingly tedious, confusing, and complicated. There’s so much jargon that you need to spend a great deal of time just figuring it out what is required.
If you are a typical tax filer, you have three options—file the return by hand, pay someone else to prepare your tax return, or file the return using tax preparation software such as TurboTax. The advent of online tax preparation software has gained a lot of traction over the past few years, mainly because it substantially reduces the time taken to file your tax return. It also has the added convenience of allowing you to access your tax

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Jun 27th 2011, 09:40

PCI DSS - A lesson from an expert

Posted by Chris Noell
Last week, I was on more Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) sales calls than usual.   It reminds me of a lesson I learned when I first started working with merchants on payment card compliance in 2003: providing effective answers requires security and payments knowledge.  For most of us, security is the easy part.  We’ve built a career as security professionals and it’s second nature to keep up with the latest developments in the security community.  However, when it comes to securing cardholder data and providing effective compliance advice, security knowledge is not enough.  It’s important to understand the mechanics of how a payments transactions is captured, processed, transmitted,

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