What You Need to Know About PCI Validated Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) Solutions

P2PE, or point-to-point encryption, is a security standard developed by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) to ensure that payment card data is encrypted from the start to the finish of a transaction.

Public Key Cryptography and PGP Fundamentals

PGP stands for Pretty Good Privacy and actually provides perfect privacy. Used correctly, it can prevent the contents of your messages, texts, and even files from being read.

Things to Know About Full Disk Encryption

Full disk encryption is encoding data placed on a disk, including programs that encrypt partitions in operating systems.

What You Need to Know About Encrypted Communication

Transport layer encryption, also known as transport layer security (TLS), encrypts your messages as they are transmitted to the servers of the application you use and from the application's servers to the recipient.

What Is Tokenization and How Does It Affect Your PCI Compliance?

Tokenization is the process of replacing sensitive data, in the case of card payments, with a different data called "token" within a specific algorithm, which cannot be used as the original in case of capture.

Encryption Key Management Essentials

PCI DSS compliance require the protection of sensitive data with encryption and encryption key management administers the whole cryptographic key lifecycle.

HSMs for PCI DSS Compliance

A Hardware Security Module (HSM) is designed to provide companies in a variety of industries who need to safeguard their data an incredibly high degree of protection.

How can you make stored PAN information unreadable?

Requirement 3 of the PCI DSS is about securing stored cardholder data, and six sub-requirements provide detailed guidelines for how merchants should store the various pieces of information on a card.

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