Looking forward to 2021 in the World of Payments


We all know that 2020 brought a lot of uncertainty and changes to the way that we do things. And while some of that is not going to change in 2021, we thought this was a good time to look forward to what we expect for 2021 in the payments industry and how [...]

Looking forward to 2021 in the World of Payments2021-01-08T14:09:12+13:00

Updates to the NZ Privacy Act 2020


You may have heard something about the Privacy Act being updated. There's lots in the news these days about privacy, including new laws being passed which protect customer data: GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation) from 25th May 2018 CCPA (California Customer Privacy Act) from 1st January 2020 PDPB (India Personal Data Protection [...]

Updates to the NZ Privacy Act 20202020-10-15T14:47:55+13:00

Moving to the Cloud and Staying PCI Compliant


We are seeing a lot of trends where organisations are moving to the cloud. If you haven’t moved to the cloud, you’ve probably been asked about it by at least one person in your organisation. The biggest players that we see in the cloud space are: Amazon Web Services [...]

Moving to the Cloud and Staying PCI Compliant2020-04-01T13:57:56+13:00

Automated Pen-testing and PCI DSS: A QSA Perspective


Automated penetration testing (pen-testing) is an up-and-coming approach that aims to address the issues businesses face with more traditional approaches to pen-testing, which relies almost completely on the skill and experience of pen-testers and the budget and timeframes applied to the pen-testing engagement. […]

Automated Pen-testing and PCI DSS: A QSA Perspective2020-06-02T12:34:52+13:00

PCI By the Numbers 2019


Every year, Verizon publishes a report on PCI DSS and the key findings from the year. 2019 was no different. One of the most interesting findings of this report is how few organisations have a programme in place to measure the maturity of the PCI compliance program. Approximately 60% of organisations that were surveyed did [...]

PCI By the Numbers 20192020-03-16T10:02:14+13:00