Category: SMEs

What’s the latest on PCI compliance – and what does it mean for SMEs?

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7 June 2018 | Jamie Ward

2018 has already been a big year for regulatory compliance. The GDPR deadline day has come and gone – and in the noise that surrounded GDPR readiness, you may not have noticed that earlier in the year (February), the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry’s Data Security Standard) version 3.2 came into effect.

PCI compliance has been a requirement, in one way or another, since 2004. And yet, according to the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report,

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What are the effects of non-compliance for SMEs?

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18 May 2018 | Jamie Ward

The GDPR is rightly on the minds of everyone business, of all sizes. In recent GDPR headlines, big companies seem to featuring quite heavily. After all, if anyone’s going to be hit with a fine of €20 million it’s going to be a behemoth enterprise who’s left the back door open (legislatively speaking).

However, small businesses should be equally aware of the repercussions of non-compliance. Not just because the legislators will be looking out for non-compliant businesses;

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