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“Doing Time Before Being Convicted?” – Analyist Accuses Merchant of PCI Non-Compliance May 11, 2012

Posted by Chris Mark in cybersecurity, Data Breach, Industry News, InfoSec & Privacy.
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I wrote this in May 2012.  Given the current position in the industry if proclaiming victims of cybercrime to be wholly responsible, I thought it appropriate to publish again.

I was reading a an article on BankInfoSecurity.com titled: “Online Retailer Breached”.  I am taken aback at the attitude of the quoted analyst.  A Gartner analyst took a very bold step of accusing the merchant of “non compliance” then seemingly qualifying his statement by adding: “The attacker was probably able to attack unencrypted card numbers,” he says. “But given the lack of details, it’s hard to say for certain.” (more…)

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