Hacking Point of Sale

Author: Slava Gomzin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118810071
Release Date: 2014-02-03
Genre: Computers

Must-have guide for professionals responsible for securing credit and debit card transactions As recent breaches like Target and Neiman Marcus show, payment card information is involved in more security breaches than any other data type. In too many places, sensitive card data is simply not protected adequately. Hacking Point of Sale is a compelling book that tackles this enormous problem head-on. Exploring all aspects of the problem in detail - from how attacks are structured to the structure of magnetic strips to point-to-point encryption, and more – it's packed with practical recommendations. This terrific resource goes beyond standard PCI compliance guides to offer real solutions on how to achieve better security at the point of sale. A unique book on credit and debit card security, with an emphasis on point-to-point encryption of payment transactions (P2PE) from standards to design to application Explores all groups of security standards applicable to payment applications, including PCI, FIPS, ANSI, EMV, and ISO Explains how protected areas are hacked and how hackers spot vulnerabilities Proposes defensive maneuvers, such as introducing cryptography to 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 charged with addressing this serious problem.

Hacking Point of Sale

Author: Slava Gomzin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118810118
Release Date: 2014-02-17
Genre: Business & Economics

Must-have guide for professionals responsible for securing credit and debit card transactions As recent breaches like Target and Neiman Marcus show, payment card information is involved in more security breaches than any other data type. In too many places, sensitive card data is simply not protected adequately. Hacking Point of Sale is a compelling book that tackles this enormous problem head-on. Exploring all aspects of the problem in detail - from how attacks are structured to the structure of magnetic strips to point-to-point encryption, and more – it's packed with practical recommendations. This terrific resource goes beyond standard PCI compliance guides to offer real solutions on how to achieve better security at the point of sale. A unique book on credit and debit card security, with an emphasis on point-to-point encryption of payment transactions (P2PE) from standards to design to application Explores all groups of security standards applicable to payment applications, including PCI, FIPS, ANSI, EMV, and ISO Explains how protected areas are hacked and how hackers spot vulnerabilities Proposes defensive maneuvers, such as introducing cryptography to 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 charged with addressing this serious problem.

Bitcoin for Nonmathematicians

Author: Slava Gomzin
Publisher: Universal-Publishers
ISBN: 9781627340717
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Genre:

It's thoughtless to start using something you don't trust. It's difficult to start trusting something you don't understand. Bitcoin for Nonmathematicians contains answers to the following questions: how bitcoin is different from other payment systems, and why we can trust cryptocurrencies. The book compares bitcoin with its predecessors and competitors, and demonstrates the benefits of cryptocurrency over any other existing methods of payments. Bitcoin for Nonmathematicians starts from overview of the evolution of payment systems from gold and paper money to payment cards to cryptocurrencies, and ends up with explaining the fundamentals of security and privacy of crypto payments by explaining the details of cryptography behind bitcoin in layman's terms.

Essentials of Online payment Security and Fraud Prevention

Author: David A. Montague
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470915145
Release Date: 2010-11-05
Genre: Business & Economics

Essential guidance for preventing fraud in the card-not-present (CNP) space This book focuses on the prevention of fraud for the card-not-present transaction. The payment process, fraud schemes, and fraud techniques will all focus on these types of transactions ahead. Reveals the top 45 fraud prevention techniques Uniquely focuses on eCommerce fraud essentials Provides the basic concepts around CNP payments and the ways fraud is perpetrated If you do business online, you know fraud is a part of doing business. Essentials of On-line Payment Security and Fraud Prevention equips you to prevent fraud in the CNP space.

Unmasking the Social Engineer

Author: Christopher Hadnagy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118899564
Release Date: 2014-01-27
Genre: Computers

Learn to identify the social engineer by non-verbal behavior Unmasking the Social Engineer: The Human Element of Security focuses on combining the science of understanding non-verbal communications with the knowledge of how social engineers, scam artists and con men use these skills to build feelings of trust and rapport in their targets. The author helps readers understand how to identify and detect social engineers and scammers by analyzing their non-verbal behavior. Unmasking the Social Engineer shows how attacks work, explains nonverbal communications, and demonstrates with visuals the connection of non-verbal behavior to social engineering and scamming. Clearly combines both the practical and technical aspects of social engineering security Reveals the various dirty tricks that scammers use Pinpoints what to look for on the nonverbal side to detect the social engineer Sharing proven scientific methodology for reading, understanding, and deciphering non-verbal communications, Unmasking the Social Engineer arms readers with the knowledge needed to help protect their organizations.

Implementing Electronic Card Payment Systems

Author: Cristian Radu
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 9781580533058
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Business & Economics

As magnetic stripe cards are being replaced by chip cards that offer consumers and business greater protection against fraud, a new standard for this technology is being introduced by Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV). This volume presents a comprehensive overview of the EMV chip solution and explains how this technology provides a chip migration path, where interoperability plays a central role in the business model. The work offers an understanding of the security problems associated with magnetic stripe cards, and presents the business case for chip migration. Moreover, it explains the implementation of multi-application selection mechanisms in EMV chip cards and terminals, and shows you how to design a multi-application EMV chip card layout.

PCI Compliance

Author: Abhay Bhargav
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781498759991
Release Date: 2015-09-15
Genre: Computers

Although organizations that store, process, or transmit cardholder information are required to comply with payment card industry standards, most find it extremely challenging to comply with and meet the requirements of these technically rigorous standards. PCI Compliance: The Definitive Guide explains the ins and outs of the payment card industry (PCI) security standards in a manner that is easy to understand. This step-by-step guidebook delves into PCI standards from an implementation standpoint. It begins with a basic introduction to PCI compliance, including its history and evolution. It then thoroughly and methodically examines the specific requirements of PCI compliance. PCI requirements are presented along with notes and assessment techniques for auditors and assessors. The text outlines application development and implementation strategies for Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) implementation and validation. Explaining the PCI standards from an implementation standpoint, it clarifies the intent of the standards on key issues and challenges that entities must overcome in their quest to meet compliance requirements. The book goes beyond detailing the requirements of the PCI standards to delve into the multiple implementation strategies available for achieving PCI compliance. The book includes a special appendix on the recently released PCI-DSS v 3.0. It also contains case studies from a variety of industries undergoing compliance, including banking, retail, outsourcing, software development, and processors. Outlining solutions extracted from successful real-world PCI implementations, the book ends with a discussion of PA-DSS standards and validation requirements.

Logging and Log Management

Author: Anton Chuvakin
Publisher: Newnes
ISBN: 9781597496360
Release Date: 2012-12-31
Genre: Computers

Logging and Log Management: The Authoritative Guide to Understanding the Concepts Surrounding Logging and Log Management introduces information technology professionals to the basic concepts of logging and log management. It provides tools and techniques to analyze log data and detect malicious activity. The book consists of 22 chapters that cover the basics of log data; log data sources; log storage technologies; a case study on how syslog-ng is deployed in a real environment for log collection; covert logging; planning and preparing for the analysis log data; simple analysis techniques; and tools and techniques for reviewing logs for potential problems. The book also discusses statistical analysis; log data mining; visualizing log data; logging laws and logging mistakes; open source and commercial toolsets for log data collection and analysis; log management procedures; and attacks against logging systems. In addition, the book addresses logging for programmers; logging and compliance with regulations and policies; planning for log analysis system deployment; cloud logging; and the future of log standards, logging, and log analysis. This book was written for anyone interested in learning more about logging and log management. These include systems administrators, junior security engineers, application developers, and managers. Comprehensive coverage of log management including analysis, visualization, reporting and more Includes information on different uses for logs -- from system operations to regulatory compliance Features case Studies on syslog-ng and actual real-world situations where logs came in handy in incident response Provides practical guidance in the areas of report, log analysis system selection, planning a log analysis system and log data normalization and correlation

Payment System Technologies and Functions Innovations and Developments

Author: Nakajima, Masashi
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781615206469
Release Date: 2011-06-30
Genre: Business & Economics

"This book analyzes the evolutionary trends, functions and mechanisms of payment systems and presents an in-depth explanation of how these trends led to the reduction of settlement risk and the importance of such mechanisms that have contributed to the evolutionary progress of payment systems"--Provided by publisher.

Mobile Payment

Author: Thomas Lerner
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783658032517
Release Date: 2013-11-29
Genre: Business & Economics

Paying with mobile devices such as mobile phones or smart phones will expand worldwide in the coming years. This development provides opportunities for various industries (banking, telecommunications, credit card business, manufacturers, suppliers, retail) and for consumers.The book comprehensively describes current status, trends and critical aspects of successful mobile payment. It combines theory and practice. Comprising essential aspects of a successful mobile payment as well as successful case studies and practical examples, this book is for all who are developing, offering and using mobile payment.

Internet Security How to Defend Against Attackers on the Web

Author: Writer and Editor for the Yoursecondfifty Com/Magazine Mike Harwood
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284090642
Release Date: 2015-07-20
Genre:

The Second Edition of Security Strategies in Web Applications and Social Networking provides an in-depth look at how to secure mobile users as customer-facing information migrates from mainframe computers and application servers to Web-enabled applications. Written by an industry expert, this book provides a comprehensive explanation of the evolutionary changes that have occurred in computing, communications, and social networking and discusses how to secure systems against all the risks, threats, and vulnerabilities associated with Web-enabled applications accessible via the internet. Using examples and exercises, this book incorporates hands-on activities to prepare readers to successfully secure Web-enabled applications.

Hacking Exposed Unified Communications VoIP Security Secrets Solutions Second Edition

Author: Mark Collier
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071798778
Release Date: 2013-12-20
Genre: Computers

The latest techniques for averting UC disaster Establish a holistic security stance by learning to view your unified communications infrastructure through the eyes of the nefarious cyber-criminal. Hacking Exposed Unified Communications & VoIP, Second Edition offers thoroughly expanded coverage of today’s rampant threats alongside ready-to deploy countermeasures. Find out how to block TDoS, toll fraud, voice SPAM, voice social engineering and phishing, eavesdropping, and man-in-the-middle exploits. This comprehensive guide features all-new chapters, case studies, and examples. See how hackers target vulnerable UC devices and entire networks Defend against TDoS, toll fraud, and service abuse Block calling number hacks and calling number spoofing Thwart voice social engineering and phishing exploits Employ voice spam mitigation products and filters Fortify Cisco Unified Communications Manager Use encryption to prevent eavesdropping and MITM attacks Avoid injection of malicious audio, video, and media files Use fuzzers to test and buttress your VoIP applications Learn about emerging technologies such as Microsoft Lync, OTT UC, other forms of UC, and cloud and WebRTC

Hacking Exposed Mobile

Author: Neil Bergman
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071817028
Release Date: 2013-08-05
Genre: Computers

Proven security tactics for today's mobile apps, devices, and networks "A great overview of the new threats created by mobile devices. ...The authors have heaps of experience in the topics and bring that to every chapter." -- Slashdot Hacking Exposed Mobile continues in the great tradition of the Hacking Exposed series, arming business leaders and technology practitioners with an in-depth understanding of the latest attacks and countermeasures--so they can leverage the power of mobile platforms while ensuring that security risks are contained." -- Jamil Farshchi, Senior Business Leader of Strategic Planning and Initiatives, VISA Identify and evade key threats across the expanding mobile risk landscape. Hacking Exposed Mobile: Security Secrets & Solutions covers the wide range of attacks to your mobile deployment alongside ready-to-use countermeasures. Find out how attackers compromise networks and devices, attack mobile services, and subvert mobile apps. Learn how to encrypt mobile data, fortify mobile platforms, and eradicate malware. This cutting-edge guide reveals secure mobile development guidelines, how to leverage mobile OS features and MDM to isolate apps and data, and the techniques the pros use to secure mobile payment systems. Tour the mobile risk ecosystem with expert guides to both attack and defense Learn how cellular network attacks compromise devices over-the-air See the latest Android and iOS attacks in action, and learn how to stop them Delve into mobile malware at the code level to understand how to write resilient apps Defend against server-side mobile attacks, including SQL and XML injection Discover mobile web attacks, including abuse of custom URI schemes and JavaScript bridges Develop stronger mobile authentication routines using OAuth and SAML Get comprehensive mobile app development security guidance covering everything from threat modeling to iOS- and Android-specific tips Get started quickly using our mobile pen testing and consumer security checklists

Hacking Exposed Industrial Control Systems ICS and SCADA Security Secrets Solutions

Author: Clint Bodungen
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781259589720
Release Date: 2016-09-22
Genre: Computers

Learn to defend crucial ICS/SCADA infrastructure from devastating attacks the tried-and-true Hacking Exposed way This practical guide reveals the powerful weapons and devious methods cyber-terrorists use to compromise the devices, applications, and systems vital to oil and gas pipelines, electrical grids, and nuclear refineries. Written in the battle-tested Hacking Exposed style, the book arms you with the skills and tools necessary to defend against attacks that are debilitating—and potentially deadly. Hacking Exposed Industrial Control Systems: ICS and SCADA Security Secrets & Solutions explains vulnerabilities and attack vectors specific to ICS/SCADA protocols, applications, hardware, servers, and workstations. You will learn how hackers and malware, such as the infamous Stuxnet worm, can exploit them and disrupt critical processes, compromise safety, and bring production to a halt. The authors fully explain defense strategies and offer ready-to-deploy countermeasures. Each chapter features a real-world case study as well as notes, tips, and cautions. Features examples, code samples, and screenshots of ICS/SCADA-specific attacks Offers step-by-step vulnerability assessment and penetration test instruction Written by a team of ICS/SCADA security experts and edited by Hacking Exposed veteran Joel Scambray