Apple Pay

Does the Apple Pay token contain cardholder data?

Apple Pay is looking pretty attractive so far from a security perspective. But it’s tokens could be cause for concern.

PCI data security standards are failing us

Target, Neiman-Marcus, Michaels: How PCI data security standards are failing us

The PCI-compliant merchant environment is similar to a poorly designed nuclear reactor. The cooling water continuously circulates in order to cool down the active zone, and if the pumps stop for a while, the whole thing melts down and blows up.