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.

Payment Systems

Author: D. Rambure
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9780230227217
Release Date: 2008-09-17
Genre: Business & Economics

Payment systems are changing profoundly through regulation, technology and competition from new entrants. This is a comprehensive introduction and reference on payment systems, covering their structure, international systems and settlements, and focusing on electronic transfers. Concludes with the future of the payments business.

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 Version 3 2

Author: Branden Williams
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1542364817
Release Date: 2017-02-02
Genre:

As PCI DSS is now well into its second decade, the standard is now mature. The dramatic between early versions have fizzled to clarifications and select new requirements. While the expanse of documentation for PCI DSS continues to grow without bounds, the piece that kicked off careers, products, and the ecosystem is now stable. PCI DSS version 3.2, the latest in a string of updates to the original PCI DSS standard, is the target for many companies who handle cardholder data. In this text, readers will learn all of the updates and nuances for this latest version of the standard. If you are a merchant, I sincerely hope your PCI DSS scope reduces to nothing! This book is meant to be a companion to PCI Compliance: Understand and Implement Effective PCI Compliance, 4th Ed. (Syngress) bringing the changes in PCI DSS 3.1 and 3.2 into this supplementary reference text.

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.

Network Security Through Data Analysis

Author: Michael S Collins
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449357863
Release Date: 2014-02-10
Genre: Computers

Traditional intrusion detection and logfile analysis are no longer enough to protect today’s complex networks. In this practical guide, security researcher Michael Collins shows you several techniques and tools for collecting and analyzing network traffic datasets. You’ll understand how your network is used, and what actions are necessary to protect and improve it. Divided into three sections, this book examines the process of collecting and organizing data, various tools for analysis, and several different analytic scenarios and techniques. It’s ideal for network administrators and operational security analysts familiar with scripting. Explore network, host, and service sensors for capturing security data Store data traffic with relational databases, graph databases, Redis, and Hadoop Use SiLK, the R language, and other tools for analysis and visualization Detect unusual phenomena through Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) Identify significant structures in networks with graph analysis Determine the traffic that’s crossing service ports in a network Examine traffic volume and behavior to spot DDoS and database raids Get a step-by-step process for network mapping and inventory

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

A Bug Hunter s Diary

Author: Tobias Klein
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593273859
Release Date: 2011
Genre: COMPUTERS

Klein tracks down and exploits bugs in some of the world's most popular programs. Whether by browsing source code, poring over disassembly, or fuzzing live programs, readers get an over-the-shoulder glimpse into the world of a bug hunter as Klein unearths security flaws and uses them to take control of affected systems.

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.

The Arduino Inventor s Guide

Author: Brian Huang
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593276522
Release Date: 2017-07-05
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The Arduino microcontroller makes it easy to learn about electronics, but it can be hard to know where to start. The 10 projects in this book will teach you to build, code, and invent with the super-smart Arduino and a handful of parts. First, you’ll master the basics with a primer that explains how a circuit works, how to read a wiring schematic, and how to build and test projects with a solderless breadboard. Then you’ll learn how to make your hardware move, buzz, flash, and interact with the world using motors, LEDs, sensors, and more as you build these 10 projects: *The classic first Arduino project: blinking an LED *A miniature traffic light *An LED screen that displays animated patterns and shapes *A fast-paced button-smashing game to test your reflexes *A light-sensitive, color-changing night-light *A challenging ball-balancing game *A temperature-sensing mini greenhouse with an automated fan and vent *A motorized robot that you can control *A racing timer for toy cars *A tiny electric piano that you can actually play! With each project, you’ll learn real coding skills so you can tell your inventions what to do, like how to store temperature readings with variables, start a timer or spin a motor with functions, and make decisions using loops. You’ll even find tips and tricks to put your own twist on each gadget and take things further. Uses the Arduino Uno board or SparkFun RedBoard

Payment Technologies for E Commerce

Author: Weidong Kou
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783662053225
Release Date: 2013-03-14
Genre: Computers

Electronic payment is the economic backbone of all e-commerce transactions. This book covers the major subjects related to e-payment such as, for example, public key infrastructure, smart cards, payment agents, digital cash, SET protocols, and micro-payment. Its first part covers the infrastructure for secure e-payment over the Internet, whereas in the second part a variety of e-payment methods and systems are described. This edited volume offers a well-written and sound technical overview of the state of the art in e-payment for e-business developers, graduate students, and consultants. It is also ideally suited for classes and training courses in e-commerce or e-payment.