Must-have guide for professionals responsible for securingcredit and debit card transactions
As recent breaches like Target and Neiman Marcus show, paymentcard information is involved in more security breaches than anyother data type. In too many places, sensitive card data is simplynot protected adequately. Hacking Point of Sale is acompelling book that tackles this enormous problem head-on.Exploring all aspects of the problem in detail - from how attacksare structured to the structure of magnetic strips topoint-to-point encryption, and more – it's packed withpractical recommendations. This terrific resource goes beyondstandard PCI compliance guides to offer real solutions on how toachieve better security at the point of sale.
- A unique book on credit and debit card security, with anemphasis on point-to-point encryption of payment transactions(P2PE) from standards to design to application
- Explores all groups of security standards applicable to paymentapplications, including PCI, FIPS, ANSI, EMV, and ISO
- Explains how protected areas are hacked and how hackers spotvulnerabilities
- Proposes defensive maneuvers, such as introducing cryptographyto payment applications and better securing application code
Hacking Point of Sale: Payment Application Secrets, Threats,and Solutions is essential reading for security providers,software architects, consultants, and other professionals chargedwith addressing this serious problem.