Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. This week: PCI Qualified PIN Assessor (QPA) program, FAQ updates, ElasticSearch db leaks 24M mortgage records and 70K shopliffters, Google gets $57M GDPR fine, multiple GDPR investigations, phishing quiz, widespread DNS hijacking, challenges and case law about the right to be forgotten, accessibility and the law affects apps, Breach law updates, trademark fights, law enforcement tech, Russian email trove, reply-all-avalanches, and more.
Now here's this week’s selection of news, opinions, and research. Quickly skim annotated links organized by topic: compliance and payment security, breaches, regulation, bugs, privacy, hacking/malware, other security & risk, and more. We hope you enjoy and find them useful.
PCI Compliance and Payments
News and announcements relating to Payment Security, Payments, PCI, and Card Brands.
PIN assessment becomes an official PCI program with assessors known as Qualified PIN Assessors (QPA)