Monday, October 29, 2007

TJX Violated Most PCI Requirements

As if we haven't heard enough about TJX -- the breach that doubled in size from 46.5 to over 90 million stolen credit cards -- now court documents show the company violated nine of the PCI Standard's 12 requirements.

Back in May, the company's 10-K filing, wasn't much prettier, but the real cause of the breach was still unknown.

Now, it appears that it the hackers wormed their way in first through the company's unsecured wireless network, and then went to town from there.

Here are three tips for PCI compliance for SMBs.


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