Recent Posts by Tim Roncevich

    Tim Roncevich is a Partner at CyberGuard Compliance (formerly SSAE 16 Professionals). Tim worked previously at a large global accounting firm, where he specialized in SOC audits. With over 15 years of professional experience, Tim has an excellent diversity of skills to effectively serve our clients. Tim’s industry expertise includes Service as a Software (SaaS), manufacturing, technology, banking, retail, consumer products, mortgage, and professional services.

    PCI Compliance and the CIA Triad—Building Great Security

    Complying with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) ensures that you have taken the necessary safeguard to secure payment card data, and it should be a goal for your organization. However, PCI DSS compliance doesn't ensure that all data is secure—so it isn't a stopping point.

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    Protecting PII and PCI Compliance—Where the Two Intersect

    Securing sensitive customer information is paramount in ensuring compliance and protecting against data breaches.

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    What Do WalMart and Airbus Have in Common? Cybersecurity

    A group of prominent investors aims to improve cybersecurity by building companies around new technologies for protecting data.

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    7 Things You Should Look for in PCI Audit Partners

    Comply. Compete.

    Ignore either at your peril.

    Whether it be the damages that could result from a data breach caused by lax security or the operational inefficiencies—and thus competitive disadvantages—that could be caused by cumbersome policies and procedures, your organization must mitigate risks on multiple fronts as you seek to satisfy regulators, customers, and stakeholders alike.

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    PCI Compliance Regulations: 5 Things to Address When Assessing Your Liability

    Recent advancements in technology have, in many ways, made our on-the-go lives easier and more flexible. But at the same time, our private data has become more and more vulnerable to data breaches.

    That’s because of consumer preference, the frequency of online transactions, and the fact that private data storage regulations are only recently beginning to come under the magnifying glass and mature.

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    When is a PCI Audit Required?

    Unless you’ve been hiding inside a cave or stranded on a remote island somewhere in the middle of the ocean for the past decade, you are likely aware that the prevalence of cybersecurity attacks has increased exponentially.

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    Vulnerabilities in the AWS IoT Platform You Should Know About

    There is no denying that Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a popular choice among companies these days. Businesses like to store their data and run their operations through AWS because of the convenience and performance that its cloud-based storage and services provide.

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    Beware a Hacker's Precision Strike in Your Cloud Environment

    So, you think your data is safe because you stored it “in the cloud”? If your company is amongst a majority of businesses who decide to transfer to the cloud, you might be wondering if you should still be concerned about secure cloud computing. On one hand, you would have lower costs, added control, and a higher level of protection against security breaches; on the other hand, you are not impenetrable or immune to cyberattacks. While some things become safer, there is a whole new set of concerns and security challenges presented once you move to the cloud.

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    What you should know regarding the key changes to SOC 2 reporting (TSP Section 100)


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    What You Need to Know About PCI Levels and Requirements

    Payment card data must be well-protected as damages from data breaches continue to mount.

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