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May 27, 2020 at 5:56 PM

A beginner’s guide to risk assessments

By Graeme Zwart, Head of Security  Time, budget and resource are finite for every organisation. So, spending your way out of a situation is often not ...

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May 13, 2020 at 12:44 PM

What bicycles can tell us about information security

By Graeme Zwart, Head of Security A psychology paper on the science of bicycles provides some useful lessons to those devising information security ...

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May 6, 2020 at 1:03 PM

The Dunning-Kruger effect in information security

By Graeme Zwart, Head of Security  A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. But when it comes to information security, being unskilled and unaware of ...

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April 22, 2020 at 1:48 PM

Strong customer authentication: ready, test, go…

Merchants in Europe and the UK are getting ready for the new strong customer authentication requirements. The implementation deadline of 31 December ...

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April 15, 2020 at 9:49 AM

The exceptions which prove the rule

Where there are laws, there are loopholes. Where there are conditions, there are caveats. New EU strong customer authentication (SCA) requirements ...

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April 1, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Strong customer authentication: mythbuster

The EU strong customer authentication requirements have evolved over time with the publication of various drafts and clarifications by the European ...

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March 11, 2020 at 8:30 AM

Information security beyond PCI DSS

In the modern economy, data equals money. Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple and others have built whole businesses on monetising data.

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March 4, 2020 at 8:59 AM

5 tips for maintaining good security

Sometimes good security hygiene is not about shiny, new tools or big-budget initiatives. It’s about a few simple things done consistently and well. ...

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December 16, 2019 at 10:30 AM

No compromising on security; PXP Financial’s latest PCI-DSS certification

By Graeme Zwart, Head of Security  The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) is the global industry’s standard and our holy grail ...

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October 18, 2019 at 1:00 PM

How to fight back against e-mail phishing attacks

In the second in our series of how to fight back against attempts to hack the human element within your business, we look at phishing.

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