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PCI Delivers Security Guidance as PCI-DSS 3.0 Looms

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There is a big different between compliance and security. The PCI-DSS (Payment Council Industry Data Security Standard) is the measure against which e-commerce security is measured and it is now in the process of gearing up for a major update at the end of the year.

The Importance of Securing a Linux Web Server

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With the significant prevalence of Linux web servers globally, security is often touted as a strength of the platform for such a purpose. However, a Linux based web server is only as secure as its configuration and very often many are quite vulnerable to compromise.

Apple Taps Noted Hacker for Security Team

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Apple has tapped a a noted hacker for its security team. Wired reported that the company has hired Kristin Paget, who was part of a small team of hackers who helped lock down Windows Vista for Microsoft before that OS shipped.