Reports of data breaches against merchants targeting Point of Sale (POS) systems at retail locations has become a regular occurrence for the past several years, and there seems to be no slowing down.
The growing popularity of alternative payment methods using various mobile applications and mobile POS solutions are also intended to reduce data theft, but does using these payment methods introduce other avenues of potential compromise?
Jeff Man is a respected Information Security expert, adviser, and evangelist. He has over 33 years of experience working in all aspects of computer, network, and information security, including risk management, vulnerability analysis, compliance assessment, forensic analysis and penetration testing.
Earlier in his career, Jeff held security research, management and product development roles with NSA, the DoD and private-sector enterprises. Jeff served as a QSA for nearly 10 years, first with TrustWave, then with VeriSign and finally AT&T Consulting. In this role he has provided PCI consulting and advisory services to many of the nation's best known brands.