In a previous blog post, we talked about the infamous Heartbleed Bug and the damage it inflicted. In April 2015, as a result of Heartbleed and other discovered vulnerabilities, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) removed SSL and early versions of TLS as an example of strong cryptography from the PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) version 3.1.
Since first announcing a migration timeline for organizations to transition from SSL and earlier versions of TLS, PCI has extended the
As the rise in healthcare consumerism becomes one of the most influential industry trends, more healthcare providers are accepting payment cards in order to collect more patient payments. However, the prevalence of data breaches in healthcare – many of which involve patient payment card data – also is increasing. The financial and reputational cost of a payment card data breach is high and may result in bad publicity and loss of business. To reduce the risk of a breach,