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What’s PCI-DSS? tl;dr it!

PCI-DSS stands for Payment Card Industry – Data Security Standard   PCI is a council of all the credit card companies that gathered together to create common security standards to adhere to (e.g., Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express). They cover credit card information and PII storage (Personally Identifiable Information).   You either have to select …

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What's the difference between IT Compliance and IT Audit?

What’s the difference between IT Compliance and IT Audit?

I’ve looked all over and have yet to find a clear and simplified explanation on this.  I see why people are confused. Let’s clear it up. Here goes: IT Compliance – Short Answer: What controls should we have in place? Future. Longer answer: IT Compliance asks bigger questions about what should happen and works to …

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