Andrew Hay

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Blogs I Read: PCI Compliance Demystified

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I’m going to start a new section of my blog in which I detail some of the blogs that I read and the reasons I keep going back to them.

I’m going to start with PCI Compliance Demystified. From the ‘About’ page:

This blog is devoted to demystifying the PCI DSS compliance process and linking you with as many resources as we can. The goal is to decentralize the information and provide a better ROI to your company or your clients.

I stumbled across this blog while searching for information on PCI compliance as it was something that was, and still is, a foggy mess to me. The blog accepts questions from anyone who wants to know more about PCI regulations or requires clarification.

Pros:
- One of the best sites out there for PCI information as the authors are trying to inform rather than sell to you
- Accepts questions from readers and posts the responses for all to learn from
- Provides a phone number where you can leave voice mail questions
- Frequently updated with quality information
- Fantastic resource page with links to additional information: http://pcianswers.com/resources/

Cons:
- Some knowledge of PCI, although not required, is helpful in understanding the content

Conclusion:
5stars- A fantastic site that every security professional should add to their RSS list even if they don’t deal with PCI on a regular basis

One Comment

  1. Hello and thank you for writing a review of our site. If you have any suggestions for improving please let us know.

    You might also want to note that the blog is co-authored by numerous people in different areas of PCI compliance from around the world. We have writers from US, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

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