May 2013 archive

Open Letter to the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC)

I intend to send the below letter to the PCI SSC outlining some (hopefully constructive) criticism of the PCI Data Security Standards. For those not familiar with them, in simple terms they are a set of rules that anybody dealing with credit card data has to follow and comply with (there’s a lot more detail …

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Flying Update

I haven’t posted for a while so I thought an update would be a good idea for anybody who’s interested… Now that my QXC is out the way, I’m currently doing various ‘revision’ flights to make sure I’m ready for my skills test. This basically involves going over things I haven’t/hadn’t done for a while, …

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