PCI DSS: The State of Cardholder Data Attacks

by Aaron Willis and John Elliott

In this course, you’ll learn about the criminals’ ways of working from an experienced (PFI) Forensic Investigator and discover what actually happens in the course of a PCI forensic investigation.

What you'll learn

In this course, PCI DSS: The State of Cardholder Data Attacks, John Elliott and Aaron Willis dive into data breaches and the development of the PCI DSS. Learn all about the criminals’ ways of working from an experienced PFI, discover the control failures that typically give criminals the opportunity to mount a successful attack, and discover what actually happens in the course of a PCI forensic investigation. By the end of this course, you’ll have a solid understanding of how these criminals operate and an inside glimpse of a PCI forensic investigation.

About the authors

Along with being the senior Forensic Analyst at SecurityMetrics, Aaron Willis has over 25 years of diverse experience in all aspects of IT security, business intelligence, data mining, SaaS consulting, and programming. In addition to being a founder and VP of Technology at ScrapeGoat, Inc, Willis taught Information Systems as an adjunct professor at Utah Valley University. Willis holds a Bachelor's in Information Technology from Utah Valley University and is currently finishing a Masters in Digi... more

John Elliott is a specialist in regulated security and data protection. His fascination is the way that people engage with security directives: whether that’s a company following external regulation, an information security team developing policies, an IT team following them, or a colleague who is just trying to do their job securely. John has led information security and data protection functions in aviation and financial services. He’s represented both Visa Europe and Mastercard on the PCI S... more

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