• SecurityMetrics Simplifies Data Security and Compliance Through Its Managed Firewall Service

    27 Jul 2016
    SecurityMetrics, a leading provider in data security and compliance reporting, today announces the release of SecurityMetrics Managed Firewall. The firewall is managed in-house by data security engineers in its Security Operations Center.
  • SecurityMetrics Launches Perimeter Scan for High-volume Scanning

    28 Jun 2016
    For many businesses, external vulnerability scanning, while necessary, can become cumbersome and take a lot of time, especially if your organization is large, or deals with a lot of IP addresses. SecurityMetrics released its latest product, Perimeter Scan, to help organizations discover external vulnerabilities on their network and help meet compliance with financial (PCI DSS) and healthcare (HIPAA) mandates. Perimeter Scan is aimed specifically for larger organizations that have more complex network configurations and IP ranges that require a simplified form of scan management.
  • 61% of Businesses Store Unencrypted Credit Card Data

    9 Feb 2016
    Businesses are still struggling with storing unencrypted cardholder data. SecurityMetrics' latest PANscan report revealed that 61% of businesses store unencrypted PAN data, and 10% of businesses store magnetic stripe data. In six years, PANscan has found more than 1.4 billion unencrypted card numbers on business networks.
  • SecurityMetrics Releases HIPAA Security Rule Report

    8 Oct 2015
    SecurityMetrics has released its new HIPAA report, giving details about the status of HIPAA in healthcare. The report displays the results of a survey of over 300 health organizations. It also gives tips on becoming compliant with the HIPAA Security Rule, and shows possible HIPAA budgets for small and medium/large entities.
  • Vectra Selects Veteran Forensic Investigator SecurityMetrics as PFI Partner for Australia

    25 Aug 2015
    Vectra Corp and SecurityMetrics have formed an agreement that SecurityMetrics will conduct incident response and forensic investigations for merchants in Australia and the Asia Pacific region. Vectra selected SecurityMetrics because of its comprehensive services, extensive experience, and expert tools that provide a fast recovery solution for compromised merchants...
  • One-Stop HIPAA Dashboard Helps Complete and Document All Requirements

    11 Aug 2015
    Not only are most healthcare providers overwhelmed by the 157 requirements mandatory for HIPAA compliance, they also may not possess a solution to document HIPAA requirements they've already completed. The SecurityMetrics HIPAA Dashboard, an easy-to-update online interface that doubles as a documentation tool, simplifies the HIPAA compliance process into straightforward actionable steps for healthcare providers. Within The SecurityMetrics HIPAA Dashboard, a customized to-do list...
  • Online Learning Center Educates Organizations on PCI DSS, HIPAA, Data Security

    21 Jul 2015
    For organizations looking to secure their data, SecurityMetrics has developed an educational learning center packed with important and actionable issues affecting businesses' ability to reach and maintain compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and other information security topics. The SecurityMetrics Learning Center features hundreds of unique content pieces, including...
  • Break Business and Healthcare's Bad Security Habits through PCI, HIPAA Audit Services

    23 Apr 2015
    Without regular network security audits to provide in-depth and unbiased critiques of an organization's true security posture, many organizations fall back into poor data security habits that could result in a widespread data breach. Deficient security practices are the motivation behind third party data security and compliance company SecurityMetrics' PCI DSS and HIPAA Audit services, recently awarded for information security excellence by Info Security Products Guide...
  • SecurityMetrics Vulnerability Scanner Catches Business Weaknesses for Over a Decade

    7 Apr 2015
    Detecting over 22,000 vulnerabilities per day, SecurityMetrics has successfully completed the testing phase of the PCI scanning vendor program and recertified as an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) for the tenth consecutive year. SecurityMetrics' award-winning External Vulnerability Scanning services help businesses identify external network weaknesses, such as web server misconfiguration and vulnerable SSL versions, which could allow attackers access to compromise a business network...
  • Six Out of 10 Merchants Store Unencrypted Payment Card Data

    24 Mar 2015
    Businesses continue to struggle with the prohibited storage of unencrypted customer payment data. In its fourth study on unencrypted card data, SecurityMetrics' patented card discovery tool PANscan® found that 61% of businesses store the unencrypted 16-digit sequence on the front of credit cards, also known as the Primary Account Number (PAN). In the recently released Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard 3.0 (PCI DSS), merchants are instructed that, "Protection methods such as encryption, truncation, masking, and hashing are critical components of cardholder data protection" in PCI DSS Requirement 3...
  • Keep Merchants Happy With This PCI DSS 3.0 Validation Portal

    14 Jan 2015
    To simplify the complex changes of the newest Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) that officially launched on January 1, 2015, SecurityMetrics created a new merchant portal to help users validate accurate compliance with PCI 3.0. "PCI 3.0 brings about new standards, longer SAQs, additional scanning requirements, and complex answering options," said Bill Davis, Product Development Director at SecurityMetrics. "With our new PCI 3.0 portal, we keep it simple."
  • UHIN Introduces Complimentary HIPAA Service to Help Members Strengthen Patient Data Security

    19 Sep 2014
    Not only do HIPAA security gaps negatively affect consumers and patients, but they also cost the healthcare industry time, money, and hard-earned reputation. The Utah Health Information Network (UHIN) and data security leader SecurityMetrics have partnered to address security challenges with a new program that helps UHIN members meet federal data security regulations and increase the safety of their electronic environments...
  • Guided HIPAA Compliance Steers Misguided Healthcare Industry In Right Direction

    16 Sep 2014
    With the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reporting an average of 166,000 records breached per week in 2014, the healthcare industry desperately needs Healthcare Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance and general network security assistance. SecurityMetrics Guided HIPAA Compliance supports the protection of patient data and was created to help healthcare professionals develop security self-sufficiency...
  • Where is Healthcare on Security? Survey Intends to Find Top Healthcare Weaknesses

    3 Sep 2014
    In order to understand more about the healthcare industry's recent surge of breaches, SecurityMetrics recently released The Healthcare Security and Compliance Survey to help pinpoint common security weaknesses in healthcare organizations. The survey will touch on many essential patient health data protections, including new requirements from the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule...
  • 63% of Businesses Don't Encrypt Credit Cards

    17 Jul 2014
    In its third study on unencrypted card data, SecurityMetrics' 5-year-old patented card discovery tool PANscan® found that 63.86% of businesses store the unencrypted 16-digit sequence on the front of credit cards, also known as the Primary Account Number (PAN). SecurityMetrics also found 7% of businesses store the magnetic stripe data on the back of credit cards...
  • HIPAA, Abridged: 60 Second Vids Clarify HIPAA For Physicians, Office Managers

    24 Jun 2014
    To more easily decipher complicated HIPAA security requirements, SecurityMetrics produced the HIPAA Snippets series, a sequence of 60-second videos outlining best practices for healthcare practices to comply with technical HIPAA requirements. Tackling topics such as social media compliance and remote access, HIPAA Snippets covers complex subjects in ways office managers nationwide can understand...
  • Hacker Surveillance: Scans Find Network Weaknesses for 9 Consecutive Years

    22 Apr 2014
    Running thousands of scans per day, SecurityMetrics has successfully recertified as an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council (SSC) for the ninth consecutive year. A leading provider of data security and compliance solutions, SecurityMetrics' award-winning External Vulnerability Scanning services...
  • ETA Announces SecurityMetrics as its Business Partner of the Year

    17 Apr 2014
    SecurityMetrics, a data security and compliance company, was named 2014 Business Partner of the Year at the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) TRANSACT 14 meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 9. The ETA Star Awards recognize individuals and companies that have made a significant difference...
  • SecurityMetrics Wins Utah Best of State Award for HIPAA Compliance Services

    15 Apr 2014
    SecurityMetrics was awarded Best of State, Utah's premier recognition and awards program, in the Business Services category for its Guided HIPAA Compliance product. This is the second recognition SecurityMetrics has received for its healthcare compliance services in 2014. SecurityMetrics Guided HIPAA Compliance is a simplified, risk-based approach to HIPAA security created specifically for smaller healthcare practices. The program is fully supported by live consultants who help organizations achieve HIPAA compliance...
  • Successful PCI Compliance Improved Through Professional Assistance

    4 Mar 2014
    Info Security Products Guide has named SecurityMetrics PCI Suite a winner of the 2014 Global Excellence Awards in the PCI Compliance category. SecurityMetrics PCI Suite was designed to streamline Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance processes for small and large organizations, and helps decrease business resources spent completing certain security requirements...
  • HIPAA Champions Recognized for Assisting Physicians and Office Managers

    25 Feb 2014
    SecurityMetrics was presented with a bronze StevieⓇ Award in the Healthcare Customer Service Department of the Year category for the eighth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. The award recognizes the live consultants that help organizations prepare for, achieve, and uphold HIPAA security compliance requirements...
  • SecurityMetrics PCI Suite Named Finalist in Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Awards

    16 Jan 2014
    Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named SecurityMetrics PCI Suite a finalist for the 10th Annual 2014 Global Excellence Awards in the PCI Compliance category. These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced products and solutions that help set the bar...
  • SIG to Provide Penetration Test Clarification

    10 Dec 2013
    To supplement outdated community guidance on penetration testing, SecurityMetrics, PSC, and @Sec proposed a Payment Card Industry (PCI) Special Interest Group (SIG) to enable further clarification of PCI DSS Information Supplement: Requirement 11.3 and minimize inconsistencies in testing methodology...
  • Fulfill Payment Industry Requirements with SecurityMetrics PCI DSS Security Training

    19 Nov 2013
    In order to assist businesses with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance, recently launched SecurityMetrics PCI DSS Training teaches employees to make better data handling decisions, avoid situations that may lead to card data compromise, and more efficiently safeguard sensitive customer information...
  • Fulfill Healthcare Industry Requirements with SecurityMetrics HIPAA Security and Privacy Training

    12 Nov 2013
    In order to assist organizations with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance, recently launched SecurityMetrics HIPAA Security and Privacy Training teaches healthcare personnel to make better patient data handling decisions, avoid situations that may lead to data compromise, and more efficiently safeguard sensitive patient information...
  • EPS Total Care First Fully Validated PCI P2PE Solution

    30 Oct 2013
    After a successful Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) audit performed by SecurityMetrics, European Payment Services Ltd., (EPS) has become the first entity in the world to validate its point-to-point encryption solution...
  • SecurityMetrics Helps Covered Entities Evaluate Business Associate Risk for Confident HIPAA Compliance

    23 Oct 2013
    To address the HIPAA responsibility now assumed by business associate (BA) employers, SecurityMetrics created a program that painlessly guides covered entities through BA HIPAA compliance management...
  • SecurityMetrics Assists Clinics, Physicians, Office Managers with HIPAA Compliance Through Guided, Prioritized Approach

    15 Oct 2013
    SecurityMetrics today announced the release of its Guided HIPAA Compliance program designed to enable office managers nationwide to pragmatically achieve compliance...
  • SecurityMetrics SMB Security Solutions Honored as Gold and Silver Golden Bridge Award Winners

    4 Oct 2013
    SecurityMetrics has been recognized as the winner of gold and silver 2013 Golden Bridge Awards for SecurityMetrics External Vulnerability Scan and SecurityMetrics Assurance...
  • SecurityMetrics Assurance Honored as Stevie Award Winner in 2013 American Business Awards

    20 Sept 2013
    SecurityMetrics Assurance was chosen out of more than 3,200 nominations to win the Bronze StevieⓇ Award in the Best New Business-to-Business Product category in The 11th Annual...
  • App Helps Secure Mobile Devices, Reports Security Status to Processor

    28 Aug 2013
    Acquirers and ISOs now have a simple way to check merchants' mobile processing security: SecurityMetrics MobileScan, an app created for merchants to identify potential security threats...
  • Free App Helps Secure iOS, Android Mobile Devices

    21 Aug 2013
    Organizations that use mobile smartphones and tablets to process, transmit, or store sensitive data now have access to an app that helps users secure private information...
  • SecurityMetrics Assurance Named Finalist in 2013 American Business Awards

    9 May 2013
    SecurityMetrics Assurance was named a finalist today in the New Product of the Year, Business-to-Business category for The 2013 American Business Awards, and will ultimately be a gold...
  • Simple PCI Program Remodel Drives Additional, Sustainable Revenue Stream

    25 Apr 2013
    SecurityMetrics advocates the importance of remodeling PCI DSS programs to drive additional revenue at the 2013 ETA Annual Meeting and Expo...
  • Utah League of Legends Champions Donate Video Gaming Winnings to Make-A-Wish

    23 Apr 2013
    The SecurityMetrics' After Hours Gaming League (AHGL) team won the League of Legends League B championships and donated the $1,000 winnings to Make-A-WishⓇ...

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