SOURCE: Tizor Systems

June 14, 2007 11:07 ET

Tizor Systems Offers PCI Best Practices Seminar

Educational Online Event Features Advice From VeriSign's Leading PCI Assessment/Global Security Consultant

MAYNARD, MA--(Marketwire - June 14, 2007) - Tizor Systems, the leading provider of enterprise data auditing and protection solutions for the data center, today announced a June 19, 2007 online seminar entitled "Data Monitoring for Cardholder Data Protection: Best Practices for PCI Compliance." This online seminar featuring Branden Williams, VeriSign, Sr. Consulting Manager, PCI Practice Lead, CISSP, CISM and Bill Bartow, Vice President of Product Management for Tizor, will review PCI best practices and provide detailed insight into what PCI assessors are looking for when it comes to achieving PCI compliance and cardholder data protection.

Data breaches targeting credit card numbers are on the rise. Despite efforts by the payment card industry, including the development of the Data Security Standard (DSS), a set of requirements designed to help merchants and other businesses protect credit card transactions and card holder data, up to 70% of level 1 and level 2 credit card data handlers are not PCI compliant.

The DSS mandates the protection of cardholder data stored in databases and file systems. The issue is that the technological diversity of enterprise data centers and the myriad of approaches to protecting data are creating huge implementation challenges.

"Although the credit card industry has done a commendable job of creating data protection standards, implementing the right PCI compliance program is still a fairly daunting challenge for many organizations," said Joel Rosen, president and CEO of Tizor Systems. "This seminar will give an inside view of what PCI assessors are looking for and provide insight gleaned from leading companies on how to use a combination of technologies to achieve PCI compliance."

Seminar Highlights:

--  A review of recent updates to the PCI DSS standard and what they mean
    from an implementation standpoint
--  Insight into what assessors look for during PCI assessment activities
--  A look at PCI best practices used by leading companies
--  Input on how to develop a layered data protection program -- including
    when and where encryption and data auditing fit into the PCI compliance
    picture
    
Seminar Details:
--  Registration link: Data Monitoring for Cardholder Data Protection:
    Best Practices for PCI Compliance
    http://www.tizor.com/News-And-Events/Hot-Topics/Best-Practices-for-PCI-Compliance
--  Date/Time: June 19, 2007 at 12:00/noon EDT
    
About Tizor

Tizor provides the world's largest companies with the only enterprise data auditing and protection solutions capable of monitoring and reporting on all critical data activity across the enterprise data center -- databases, file servers, and mainframe applications -- for compliance assurance, data protection and theft detection. Tizor's Mantra solutions enable the highest level of compliance assurance, data security and privacy by providing a complete life-cycle of intelligent data auditing capabilities including audit reporting, theft detection, alerting and data protection that deliver real-time insight into and control over user activity affecting critical data assets. Founded by former Bell Labs researchers and headquartered in Maynard, Massachusetts, Tizor is venture financed and led by industry veterans in networking, security, and software and systems management. More information on Tizor can be found at http://www.tizor.com.

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