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January 8, 2010

Clearing the Mystery of PCI Compliance – Final Thoughts

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In previous weeks we have been looking at how to become PCI compliant. I will confess, that starting on this article series I knew next to nothing about PCI DSS. Research for this series was, for me, very educational. The first thing I realized was how involved and complicated compliance can be. The next, and more important realization is that compliance is a process, and never actually ends. From SearchSecurity.com:

“Compliance is not...

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January 5, 2010

Blogging in 2010

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Like I said in my previous message, many of our projects have been the direct result of your feedback and requests. This is also true for the content of this blog. As we begin 2010, I would like to officially give you an opportunity to directly influence the content we provide. What do you find most useful? What past articles have you liked the most and why?

There are big plans for the site this year. Providing you with compelling, useful,...

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January 1, 2010

Reviewing 2009 and Looking Forward to 2010

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It’s that time again, time to remember the passing year and make plans for the next. Looking back on the year I am happy that our first improvement was the addition of 14 languages to our purchase page. Making purchasing products easier for your customers has been a continuing theme that we will continue in the coming year.

This year many of our projects have been the direct result of your feedback and requests. One request we get regularly...

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December 23, 2009

New 2Checkout Employee of the Year

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I’m pleased to announce that this year’s 2Checkout Employee of the Year is Mike Robinson. Some of you will know Mike from his work in Customer Care. His knowledge, dedication, and general helpfulness has been an asset to the company for the past five years. Along with some very nice prizes, the Employee of the Year gets the best space in the parking lot – I’m sure Mike will put that to great use! Congratulations Mike, you absolutely deserve...

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December 11, 2009

Clearing the Mystery of PCI Compliance (Part6)

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This week, we move on from creating our secure network and start to develop a system to monitor the network, alert us if there is any suspicious activity, and regularly test our security procedures. We have moved on to two parts of PCI compliance that need to continue through the life of our company. These categories are more involved both technically and administratively than requirements that we looked at in past weeks. These requirements address...

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December 10, 2009

Maintenance Notification

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One of our partners will be performing routine maintenance this evening for 15 to 20 minutes beginning at 7:00 P.M. EST US, December 10, 2009.

During this time, currency transactions may be impacted, however sales will not be affected. Our partner hopes to have this maintenance completed as quickly as possible to ensure there isn’t an interruption in sales.

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December 9, 2009

Innovation Awards Semi-Finalist

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We have received news that 2Checkout has made the list of semi-finalists in Tech Columbus’ annual Innovation Awards held on Feb 4, 2010. We are very pleased to be among this year’s semi-finalists in the Outstanding Service (more than 50 employees) category. This award recognizes local individuals, companies, and technology teams who have made strides in technology innovation in 2009. Given the list of nominees this year, it is truly an honor...

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December 4, 2009

Clearing the Mystery of PCI Compliance (Part5)

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Over the past four weeks we have been taking a look at becoming PCI compliant. We have set up our network, we are encrypting customer’s data, Our anti-virus program is installed and updated, and we are taking steps to make sure our network and software is secure. I feel good about this, and I think we have learned some useful information. Now, we will Implement Strong Access Control Measures:

Requirement 7: Restrict access to cardholder...

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November 26, 2009

Clearing the Mystery of PCI Compliance (Part 4)

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Last week we looked at Anti-Virus(AV) software. This provides us with a reasonable level of protection so that we can protect our customers’ information. However, new threats are always being released and we need to make sure we keep updated on the latest virus or new security threat. We also need to have a place to test out software and hardware updates, as well as a place to try new shopping carts, or new pieces of code that will make our...

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November 25, 2009

Thank You All

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This Thursday, in the US, we celebrate Thanksgiving Day. Most cultures have a day where we give thanks for our good fortune and acknowledge the many people who make our lives better. It is a day of reflection and gratitude, sharing and feasting, a day filled with fond memories and good friends.

I want to take this moment to express our greatest thanks to all of you. While we can’t invite all of you to our table, you are in our thoughts as...

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