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Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS)

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a standard that guides the interaction of a system with credit card and/or payment information, in real-time, or by relay. Our networks are PCI DSS compliant. To quote the PCI Security Standard Council: The core of the PCI DSS is a group of 12 basic principles and accompanying requirements, around which the specific elements of...

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Full Service Remote Desktop & Server Support

synch.cc provides full remote-desktop support through the firewall onto your desktop or server, wherever you are, ad-hoc or as part of your service-level agreement for secure systems and network support! The software includes full encryption, as an implemntation of RSA private-/public key exchange and AES (256 Bit) session encoding. The key exchange also guarantees a full...

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Where to start with secure coding practice

Often, with coding projects that have developed organically, or with no specific security focus at the outset of the development. The question often arises where to start in securing the code one has. The first step is to understand that there are issues to work through to retrofit security back into the code. Ideally, the code starts from a secure basis, but under some circumstances, the...

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More layers, more redundancy, more clouds by synch.cc

synch.cc has expanded its cloud offerings to add another layer of distributed, scalable computing, storage and processing platform servers (commonly referred to as "cloud" services - the catchphrase for virtualised interconnected systems that is now all too popular). Providing Microsoft Datacentre and SQL Server solutions, as well as Microsoft Server 2008 solutions, as well as Linux based...

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OWASP Top Ten Security Threats 2010

In case you don’t have them to hand: Last updated on April 22, 2010, the OWASP Top 10 Web Application Security Risks for 2010 are: A1: Injection A2: Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) A3: Broken Authentication and Session Management A4: Insecure Direct Object References A5: Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) A6: Security Misconfiguration A7: Insecure Cryptographic Storage A8:...

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OWASP Application Tutorial Series – Episode 4 released

This video covers HTTP strict transport security in application design, and gives rich insight into not accepting untrusted connections. ...

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