Wednesday, January 6, 2010

PCI- Compliance: What We Learn From Heartland Payment Systems

Here is a great article that discusses PCI-Compliance and how the various security breaches at Heartland Payment Systems show that PCI may not be enough. Heartland, the 5th largest processor in the Nation goes down in history as having one of  the largest breaches of security of any credit card processor. The hacker of the breach, Albert Gonzalez has plead guilty to computer fraud and identity theft. Meanwhile Heartland Payment Systems agreed to pay Amex 3.6 Million in a settlement over a criminal breach of Heartland's data network.

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