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A Panorama of the key blocks

A key block is a special cryptographic structure designed to protect cryptographic keys when they are transported over networks which are potentially insecure.
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Why does the Shift from PCI PTS v1 to v3 and PCI PIN Security Mandate a Key Block-Oriented Architecture?

This article highlights the use of key blocks for securing cryptographic keys under the latest versions of PCI PTS and PCI PIN Security. 
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Distinctive Requirements between PCI PTS HSM v2.0 and v3.0

Since the release of PCI PIN Transaction Security (PTS) Hardware Security Module (HSM) version 3, companies have started working on v3 compliant HSMs. See the differences between v2 and v3.
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PCI DSS - Physical Security Requirements for HSMs - Utimaco

This article summarized and highlighted the 8 core physical security standards for HSMs as per the directions of PCI SSC & PCI DSS.
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“Ability” – Best Practices For Encryption Key Management

Read six best practices to consider with an encryption solution and its centralized key manager. Use a key manager to minimize the risk of a network or single point of failure and avoid large impacts on overall data security.
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Is blockchain fit for the post-quantum future?

Cryptography is one of the cornerstones of all blockchain infrastructures. A major advantage of blockchain is that its cryptography manges it virtually untamperable, with changes in the crypto being virtually impossible.
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Key generation and distribution considerations for PCI DSS Compliance

Payment Cards Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) compliance protects vulnerable customers who are unaware of the complex technologies behind the scenes.
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PCI DSS technological requirements for Certified Devices

The payment card industry data security standard (PCI DSS) has a large security baseline that it requires for all financial institutions to comply with. Read in this article more about the PCI compliance.
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HSM as a Service – meeting PCI data security standards

Looking at the cost of PCI-DSS compliance and how HSM as a Service can help FinTech companies really save on those compliance costs while still making use of the best-in-class security mechanisms.
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Intelligent banking needs a cybersecurity edge

Advances in financial technology are transforming banking as we know it and this spark innovation is changing the approach of this historically traditional sector.
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PCI DSS requirements for building and maintaining a secure network and systems

When building and then subsequently maintaining a secure payment network, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (#PCIDSS) recommends that 12 security requirements be met to secure payment data.