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Understanding the PCI Data Security Standard
The payment card industry data security standard (PCI DSS) defines a comprehensive set of requirements to enhance and enforce payment account data security in a

3 primary data sourves for dss  Protect Cardholder Data Requirement 3: Protect stored cardholder data Requirement 4: Encrypt transmission of cardholder data across open, public networks Maintain a Vulnerability Management Program Requirement 5: Use and regularly update anti-virus software Requirement 6: Develop and maintain secure systems and applications Implement Strong Access Control Measures Requirement 7: Restrict access to cardholder data by business need-to-know Requirement 8: Assign a unique ID to each person with computer acces

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Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure

The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.  

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3 primary data sourves for dss  access to detailed schematics, 3-D graphics, and even video. One integrated system for the whole plant also sidesteps the serious problem of implementing stand-alone data collection point solutions serving single lines or work cells. One system makes it easier to share complete production data, so that all data can move with the work when it is transitioned to allied plants for further processing. Comprehensive data in one integrated system becomes even more valuable when management strives to achieve b Read More

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3 primary data sourves for dss  As reported on May 31 in Government Executive , a monthly business magazine published by the National Journal Group, Inc, the federal market for enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems will grow to nearly $1.8 billion per year by 2005, according to a study recently released by Input , a Chantilly, VA, market research firm. On the other hand, in its article from June 2, Washington Technology , a semi-monthly published magazine, cites the federal government spends more than $3 billion on ERP and CRM soft Read More

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