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Monthly Archive for August, 2007

During my years as a security consultant I have seen many solutions that makes me wonder: “What were they thinking?” The last few weeks I have had the opportunity to learn a lot about the settlement transfers from POS(Point Of Sale) to the clearing house. I many cases they turned out to be good but […]

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PCI DSS: Credit cards in RAM

Today I got the question from a POS (Point Of Sale) vendor if it is OK to store the credit card numbers in the RAM of the computers. The issue from the POS-vendor was regarding the statement file that should be sent to the bank. Is it allowed to have the file unencrypted in memory […]

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