Monthly Archives: June 2011

PCI Council says mobile payment apps can meet security standard

The PCI Security Standards Council Friday released its long-awaited guidance on how mobile payment acceptance applications can meet PCI standards .

The council today listed the types of mobile applications now measured by the security standards, and which types require further review.

via PCI Council says mobile payment apps can meet security standard.

PCI SSC Nixes PA-DSS Certification For Mobile Payments Applications – For A While

Until such time that it has completed a comprehensive examination of the mobile communications device and mobile payment application landscape, the Council will not approve or list mobile payment applications used by merchants to accept and process payment for goods and services as validated PA-DSS applications unless all requirements can be satisfied as stated

via PCI SSC Nixes PA-DSS Certification For Mobile Payments Applications – For A While « PCI Guru.

Final Version of Industrial Control Systems Security Guide from NIST Published

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the final version of its Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security (SP 800-82),* intended to help pipeline operators, power producers, manufacturers, air traffic control centers and other managers of critical infrastructures to secure their systems while addressing their unique performance, reliability, and safety requirements

via Final Version of Industrial Control Systems Security Guide Published, National Inst.

Michigan law trumps HIPAA in patient privacy case :: June 6, 2011 … American Medical News

 

 

Legal experts say a Michigan court ruling over disclosing patient names places tighter restrictions on what information physicians can release during legal proceedings.

The decision also could impact peer review and lead to a rise in lawsuits against health care professionals over patient-privacy violations, they said.

via amednews: Michigan law trumps HIPAA in patient privacy case :: June 6, 2011 … American Medical News.