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As opposed to other firms, Megaplan-IT's mission is to build long lasting partnerships with our clients that improves the Security and Compliance assessment process and also lowers cost year after year.

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As opposed to other firms, Megaplan-IT's mission is to build long lasting partnership with our clients that improves the Security and Compliance assessment process and also lowers cost year after year.

Security experts have been warning users and merchants for years that "contactless credit cards," such as PayPass and Express Pay, are particularly vulnerable to RFID readers. Essentially, a malicious individual with a RFID reader can simply brush by an unsuspecting card-carrier (say, in the mall or waiting in line at a checkout counter) and steal their sensitive information within moments. Until now, using that stolen information for financial gain was fairly difficult, as the user's name, PIN number and three-digit CVV number does not get picked up by the RFID reader.....
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We are pleased to announce the release of a new white paper developed for the world's largest domain registrar, GoDaddy. Megaplan-IT was asked to evaluate GoDaddy's Website Protection Risk Assessment to determine if this tool could be used to test for common vulnerabilities that relate to requirement 6.5 of the PCI DSS. The resulting white paper dives into this particular requirement, and reports on the effectiveness of GoDaddy's Website Protection Risk Assessment.....
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If you're on Twitter, you're probably used to getting spam messages from time to time. Recently, more malicious links have been spreading around the micro-blogging site with increasing frequency. The latest messages claim that the user is being profiled in an online photo. However, when the user clicks on the link they are re-directed to Russian websites hosting malicious malware. Here's how to detect and prevent falling victim to this technique.....
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In a survey conducted by Oracle, a surprising number of health care organizations say they are not prepared for the massive amount of new data that will be created due to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), often referred to as Obamacare. Health care organizations are already accumulating 85 percent more data than two years ago, and that figure is expected to go way up once accountable care organizations (ACOs) are formed.....
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A hacker going by the alias "Masakaki" has claimed credit for breaching ITWallStreet.com, a leading recruiting agency for Wall Street financial firms. The criminal, who belongs to a hacker group called TeamGhostShell, made off with 3,000 resumes from around 50,000 compromised accounts. Masakaki indicated that he would trade the resumes on the black market, but there were also hints of "hacktivism" as Masakaki pointed to the Occupy Wall St movement as inspiration and/or motivation.....
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Meet Up with Justin Sulhoff at the MWAA

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Jul 17, 2012
Megaplan-IT's Director of Security Services, Justin Sulhoff, and Principal Security Consultant, Matthew Metoyer, will be attending the MidWest Acquirers Association conference this Wednesday (July 18) and Thursday (July 19). The event is being held at the Hilton Chicago. Let us know if you will be attending!....
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Megaplan-IT has made two recent white papers available as a free download. Be sure to check out "The Art of Achieving Cost-Effective PCI Compliance" for techniques that every company can employ to reduce the scope and lower costs associated with PCI compliance. Folks in the healthcare industry might be more interested in "The Million Dollar Tweet: HIPAA in the Age of Social Media."....
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With summer upon us, many folks are taking off for a respite at their favorite vacation destination. Of course, business people who must travel for work are hardly slowing down this time of year. Here are a few common sense tips to keep your credit cards safe from criminals during your adventures away from home.....
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Which network security threats are leading the pack these days? A recent global survey of more than 3,700 ISACA members examines governance and security issues and concerns from around the world.....
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A new Trojan that uploads users’ phonebooks to a remote server is circulating on both Apple’s App Store and the Google Play marketplaces, according to research by Kaspersky Lab. The app in question is called "Find and Call," and should be avoided.....
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