Category: Security

Open letter to Theresa May

Dear Theresa May, I am writing in response to the recent calls from the Prime Minister and yourself regarding increasing the powers of the police and security services. I can understand the aim of these calls, and indeed at face value stating that you are determined that “there should be no safe spaces for terrorists …

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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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