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Merchants Struggle with PCI DSS compliance as Deadline Passes

by Calyptix, January 27, 2015

PCI DSS Compliance

The deadline to comply with PCI DSS 3.0 passed on Jan 1. But even if it were pushed back until June, many merchants would still be struggling to comply with the older 2.0 rules.

See highlights of a sneak preview of Verizon's 2015 compliance report. You'll see how many merchants maintain compliance after they are verified (fewer than you think) and the two most problematic areas they stuggle with.

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Filed under : Regulations
Tagged on : PCI DSS , retail

HIPAA 2015: Expect more attacks, enforcement, and lawsuits

by Calyptix, January 26, 2015

HIPAA 2015 predictions

The HIPAA regulations have not changed recently, but their impact and application in healthcare change constantly.

Check out our predictions for HIPAA 2015. You’ll see why we think criminal attacks and enforcement will rise, and why everyone might give their business associate agreement a closer look.

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Filed under : Regulations
Tagged on : healthcare , HIPAA

CryptoWall 2.0: Ransomware is alive and well

by Calyptix, January 7, 2015

cryptowall

CryptoWall is the latest strain of ransomware to lock files and demand ransom payments to release them. But does paying the ransom work?

You'll find out inside. You'll also learn more about the threat and how to prevent it from hurting your organization.

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Filed under : How to , Malware , Top threats
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Tagged on : ransomware

Calyptix Announces HTTPS Web Filtering with Single-Click Activation

by Calyptix, January 5, 2015

Saves time for IT providers and keeps networks secure Charlotte, NC – Calyptix Security, a leading provider of network security and management tools for small and medium businesses, today announced a new release of its UTM firewall, AccessEnforcer, which includes web filtering for HTTPS websites in a single click. AccessEnforcer … Continue reading

Filed under : Press Releases

PCI DSS Security: Banks don’t want you to comply

by Calyptix, December 30, 2014

PCI DSS

Think banks want you to comply with PCI DSS security? Think again.

See the 3 reasons why banks don't want small merchants like you to comply with the rules.

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Filed under : Regulations
Tagged on : PCI DSS

HIPAA: How to bend the security rule ‘reasonably’ and ‘appropriately’

by Calyptix, November 17, 2014

Hipaa rules

HIPAA has a long list of "requirements" for IT providers -- but did you know that some of the rules are not as concrete as they seem?

See which parts of HIPAA's security rule gives you some flexibility, and see just how far you can bend the rules before the cracks start to show in your compliance and security.

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Filed under : Regulations
Tagged on : HIPAA

Shellshock: New bug doesn’t shock IT service providers

by Calyptix, October 17, 2014

Shellshock

The Bash vulnerability known as Shellshock is not hitting SMB IT providers as hard as other companies, but it does raise questions about their vendors.

Are your technology vendors making the right choices for your security? How have they responded to this new threat? We explore these topics and more inside.

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Filed under : Malware

Improved Small Business Spam Filter in Calyptix Security Update

by Calyptix, October 4, 2014

Charlotte, NC – Calyptix Security, a leading provider of network security and management devices for small and medium business, today announced expanded spam filtering functionality to its flagship security device, AccessEnforcer. AccessEnforcer’s new capabilities include a “see reason” link on the spam filtering dashboard. Clicking the link reveals to users … Continue reading

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