SecurityMetrics Exhibits PCI DSS v4.0 Solutions and Ecommerce Threat Research at the Annual PCI SSC Community Meeting as a Diamond Sponsor
September 5, 2023
SecurityMetrics, a leading innovator in compliance and cybersecurity, is proud to announce its participation as a Diamond Sponsor at the PCI SSC North America Community Meeting, which will take place from September 12th-14th in Portland, Oregon.
May 14, 2023
SafetyDetectives spoke with Matt Heff – who is not only the CISO at SecurityMetrics, Inc. but also a paleontologist. During the interview, they discussed topics such as AI, cybersecurity, compliance, stopping threats against small businesses, and the similarities between hunting hackers vs. hunting dinosaurs.
April 18, 2023
PCI DSS v4.0 may seem daunting, but it is actually an improved way to counteract the techniques used by threat actors. The SecurityMetrics PCI Guide is a great resource for organizations to prepare to become compliant with PCI v4.0.
SecurityMetrics Wins Cybersecurity Excellence Awards for Compliance Program Management, Audit Team of the Year, and Best Cybersecurity Book
April 11, 2023
SecurityMetrics is thrilled to earn these awards because they represent their commitment to helping organizations see the threats they've been missing and providing exceptional support and services to businesses worldwide.
2023 HIPAA Guide from SecurityMetrics Bridges Healthcare IT Communication Gap to Protect Patient Data
Jan 31, 2023
With a rising interest in data protection from the public, and continued, targeted attacks by threat actors, healthcare organizations are under pressure to keep their patients' data secure, but often lack security resources to keep PHI safe. The updated 2023 SecurityMetrics HIPAA guide includes more insights from HIPAA security analysts, improved diagrams and graphs, and cloud security for healthcare organizations. With new 2022 research data, the guide helps direct healthcare where to look for the highest risks.
SecurityMetrics Wins Coveted Global InfoSec Awards for Cybersecurity Book, Penetration Testing, and Top Women in Cybersecurity
June 29, 2022
SecurityMetrics is thrilled to earn these awards from Cyber Defense Magazine because they demonstrate their commitment to helping organizations see the threats they've been missing and providing exceptional support and services to businesses worldwide.
2022 SecurityMetrics Guide to PCI DSS Compliance: Key Information on PCI DSS 4.0 Requirements Updates and Ecommerce Security Trends
May 4, 2022
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) was established in 2006 to help businesses protect payment data, and compliance with the PCI DSS is an industry requirement for any company that accepts major credit cards. To help companies better understand their options for protection, SecurityMetrics released their 7th edition of the PCI DSS Compliance Guide.
- With over 20 years in PCI compliance, SecurityMetrics' focus on customer feedback and continuous improvement has led to SecurityMetrics Managed PCI Program–a proactive outbound, comprehensive merchant compliance program that improves portfolio compliance percentages and keeps merchants happy.
- Now in its second season, SecurityMetrics Podcast aims to help businesses protect payment data in a volatile threat climate and support individuals to succeed in cybersecurity.
- The PCI Guide is an ongoing, collaborative effort, with recommendations and original research from the SecurityMetrics Audit, Penetration Testing, Forensics, Support, and Executive teams.
- As more merchants move to iFrames, so do hackers. SecurityMetrics forensic investigators have recently found new sophisticated iFrame attacks that are leading to merchant e-commerce credit card theft.
2022 HIPAA Guide from SecurityMetrics Bridges Healthcare IT Communication Gap to Protect Patient Data
Jan 11, 2022
SecurityMetrics has released their 2022 Guide to HIPAA Compliance to help healthcare organizations secure their peace of mind and avoid a false sense of security. The 2022 HIPAA Guide helps healthcare IT and HIPAA compliance and risk officers understand how to comply with the HIPAA Security, Privacy, and Breach Notification Rules.
Oct 26, 2021
SecurityMetrics has developed a new technology for ecommerce that catches digital skimming on shopping carts. Shopping Cart Monitor protects vendors by preventing web skimming and credit card data theft on their ecommerce sites.
Oct 05, 2021
SecurityMetrics 2021 Summit was designed for people responsible for data security and compliance within a business– PCI Managers, Compliance Officers, Security Officers, Information Officers, IT Administrators, or other security professionals.
15 June 2021
25 May 2021
SecurityMetrics has won several awards from Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM), the cybersecurity industry's leading electronic information security magazine.
27 April 2021
2021 SecurityMetrics Guide to PCI DSS Compliance Includes Data on iFrame Attacks, Payment Data Security Breach Predictions
6 April 2021
23 March 2021
- The SecurityMetrics Threat Intelligence Center has innovative solutions to help you monitor the security of your network, report on attack surfaces, and act on vulnerabilities. One of these solutions is SecurityMetrics Pulse.
- To help organizations translate law into action, we created the SecurityMetrics Guide to HIPAA Compliance. In its fifth year of publication, the HIPAA Guide is updated each year to reflect the most up-to-date information, laws, and guidance from the Office of Civil Rights (OCR).
For Businesses with Remote Locations, SecurityMetrics Threat Intelligence Center Monitors and Helps Protect Attack Surfaces
9 February 2021
22 December 2020
- SecurityMetrics announced today that Golden Bridge Awards has named their patented web skimming prevention product, Shopping Cart Monitor, the Gold winner in the "Monitoring and Testing Innovation" category.
- SecurityMetrics announced that their patented web skimming solution technology, Webpage Integrity Monitoring (WIM), has been named the winner of the "Overall Web Security Solution of the Year" award.
- SecurityMetrics is one of 28 organizations to join the PCI SSC's Roundtable in its efforts to secure payment data globally.
4 August 2020To further their mission to help businesses avoid data breaches, and in response to the recent challenges our world is facing, the cybersecurity and compliance firm will hold a free, two-day virtual event.
Free Cyber Attack Hotline Offered Amid COVID-19 Pandemic by Data Security and Compliance Firm SecurityMetrics
13 April 2020In response to the extra challenges faced by businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, SecurityMetrics offered a free, 24-hour cybersecurity advice hotline to any company needing guidance on COVID-19-related cyber threats and attacks.
2020 PCI DSS Compliance Guide from SecurityMetrics Released to Help Merchants with Data Security and Compliance
7 December 2020SNow in its 5th edition, the SecurityMetrics Guide to PCI DSS Complaince has helped businesses for nearly half a decade fill the gaps in experience, resources, and time in order to achieve and maintain PCI DSS compliance.
2020 HIPAA Guide from SecurityMetrics Bridges Healthcare IT Communication Gap to Protect Patient Data
10 December 2019SecurityMetrics has released their 2020 Guide to HIPAA Compliance to help healthcare organizations close security gaps and prevent data breaches. The 2020 HIPAA Guide helps healthcare IT and HIPAA leaders understand how to comply with the HIPAA Security, Privacy, and Breach Notification Rules.
A Solution for Online Card Skimming at the PCI Security Standards Council's 2019 North America Community Meeting
11 September 2019At the 2019 PCI North America Community Meeting, SecurityMetrics presented their webpage integrity monitoring tool (WIM), which includes patented technology to combat e-commerce skimming, or "formjacking."
SecurityMetrics Wins Grand and Bronze in the 12th Annual 2020 Golden Bridge Business and innovation Awards
27 October 2020
SecurityMetrics Recognized for Ecommerce Security Innovation with 2020 CybersSecurity Breakthrough Award
14 October 2020
11 August 2020
23 July 2019SecurityMetrics is now approved to provide services using the HITRUST CSF, a comprehensive security framework that addresses the multitude of security, privacy, and regulatory challenges facing organizations in order to comply with healthcare.
10 June 2019SecurityMetrics won a 2019 Fortress Cyber Security Award in the Compliance category. This industry awards program seeks to identify and reward the world's leading companies and products that work to keep our data and electronic assets safe.
Simplification and Accuracy in PCI Compliance Take Precedence as SecurityMetrics Attends and Exhibits at ETA TRANSACT 2019
23 April 2019SecurityMetrics attended and exhibited atTRANSACT 2019 in Las Vegas. TRANSACT focuses on the technology and business of payments.
22 April 2019SecurityMetrics and Wireless Zone®️, the nation's largest wireless retail franchisor, have signed a partnership that will bring data security and PCI compliance to each of Wireless Zone®️'s 375 franchisees.
9 April 2019The 2019 Guide to PCI DSS Compliance provides a practical outline of the 12 requirements of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and helps merchants and service providers better understand the steps needed to protect payment data.
GDPR Defense from SecurityMetrics Named Winner in 15th Annual Info Security PG's 2019 Global Excellence Awards®
21 February 2019GDPR Defense is a compliance portal that contains tools to assist with certain GDPR requirements. It provides a central location to track, train, and report on those efforts.
7 February 2019Analyst Jen Stone presented an education session titled, "Remote Access Security: An Ethical Hack Demo." This presentation focused on how to balance the need for convenient remote access in healthcare with cybersecurity.
5 February 2019SecurityMetrics released their 2019 Guide to HIPAA compliance to help health organizations gain a foundational knowledge of HIPAA, organize their compliance efforts, train employees, and prevent data breaches.
6 November 2018Academy is a free program that prepares employees to take on data security challenges at their organization by educating them in the areas of PCI DSS, HIPAA, GDPR, as well as in general data security basics and best practices.
25 September 2018SecurityMetrics presented "Think Passwords are Enough? Demo: Crack your password in less than 3 minutes", at the PCI SSC's North America Community Meeting.
31 August 2018The Data Security Essentials Evaluation Tool includes 15 new categories from the PCI Council—based on payment acceptance methods—which will help smaller merchants simplify their compliance process and get the most benefit from their efforts.
27 July 2018The PCI SSC Global Executive Assessor Roundtable is an Executive Committee level advisory board comprised of senior executives from PCI assessor companies.
SecurityMetrics to Exhibit and Speak at ETA TRANSACT 2018; Demo New Products for PCI Compliance Simplification
11 April 2018SecurityMetrics attended and spoke at TRANSACT 2018 in Las Vegas. They demoed recently released products and solutions designed to make PCI compliance programs better and simpler.
3 April 2018SecurityMetrics announced the release of their 2018 Guide to PCI DSS Compliance. This 112-page guide is free to download and outlines the 12 Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) requirements.
20 March 2018SecurityMetrics announced the release of their new GDPR product: GDPR Defense. Small-to-medium businesses can use GDPR Defense as an everyday portal to address specific mandates of the EU GDPR.
13 March 2018The SecurityMetrics Health Network Portal is the company's newest HIPAA product, designed to help health networks manage and track completion of specific HIPAA requirements.
SecurityMetrics Wins Silver Stevie® Award for 2018 "Contact Center of the Year," Helps Businesses Secure Credit Card Data
6 March 2018SecurityMetrics' submission, entitled "Dedication to Quality Assurance and Data Accuracy," highlighted the contact center's diligent efforts to "refine their processes, build strong teams, and implement rigorous quality assurance."
SecurityMetrics Will Attend HIMSS 2018 in Las Vegas; Launch New HIPAA Compliance Health Network Portal
27 February 2018SecurityMetrics demoed their new Health Network Portal while at HIMSS in March of 2018. The portal gives health organizations a real-time overview of network-wide HIPAA compliance efforts, eliminating the need for multiple spreadsheets, better securing patient data, and protecting network reputations.
SecurityMetrics' PIIscan Helps Orgs Locate and Protect Personal Data and Comply with GDPR, PCI DSS, HIPAA
21 February 2018SecurityMetrics announced the release of PIIscan, a new data discovery tool designed to help organizations discover and deal with unencrypted PII. PIIscan helps organizations comply with security standards like GDPR, PCI DSS, and HIPAA.
SecurityMetrics Partners with Travelport and IATA to Offer PCI DSS Certification Wizard Tool to Agencies
9 January 2018SecurityMetrics announced their partnership with Travelport and IATA, a move that will streamline, simplify, and reduce the cost of becoming PCI compliant for all IATA merchants and agents. The PCI DSS certification program gives access to SecurityMetrics Expert, an online tool to guide agents through the self-assessment questionnaire process.
5 December 2017Despite advances in security technology and increased governmental initiatives, attackers will not abandon their pursuit of unprotected patient data. To help organizations protect themselves, SecurityMetrics has released the 2018 Guide to HIPAA Compliance.
14 December 2016Many healthcare organizations still struggle to reach HIPAA compliance, particularly with the HIPAA Security Rule. The 2017 SecurityMetrics Guide to HIPAA Compliance is designed to show how healthcare complies with HIPAA, where organizations struggle with HIPAA compliance, and how healthcare professionals can overcome hurdles in getting HIPAA compliant.
6 December 2016SecurityMetrics announced an agreement with North American Bancard (NAB) today to help thousands of its merchants increase data security and report PCI compliance. Technology-focused NAB chose SecurityMetrics for its unique ability to cater to its wide variety of merchant levels through a custom PCI compliance program.
27 July 2016SecurityMetrics, 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.
28 June 2016For 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.
9 February 2016Businesses 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.
8 October 2015SecurityMetrics 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.
25 August 2015Vectra 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...
11 August 2015Not 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...
21 July 2015For 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...
23 April 2015Without 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...
7 April 2015Detecting 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...
24 March 2015Businesses 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...
14 January 2015To 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."
19 September 2014Not 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...
16 September 2014With 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...
3 September 2014In 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...
17 July 2014In 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...
24 June 2014To 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...
22 April 2014Running 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...
17 April 2014SecurityMetrics, 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...
15 April 2014SecurityMetrics 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...
4 March 2014Info 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...
25 February 2014SecurityMetrics 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...
16 January 2014Info 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...
10 December 2013To 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...
19 November 2013In 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...
12 November 2013In 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...
30 October 2013After 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 October 2013To 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 October 2013SecurityMetrics today announced the release of its Guided HIPAA Compliance program designed to enable office managers nationwide to pragmatically achieve compliance...
28 August 2013Acquirers 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...
21 August 2013Organizations 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...
25 April 2013SecurityMetrics advocates the importance of remodeling PCI DSS programs to drive additional revenue at the 2013 ETA Annual Meeting and Expo...
23 April 2013The 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Ⓡ...