NEW: "Curbstone and CardinalCommerce Team with IBM to Prevent Online Fraud"
IBM Press Release about e-commerce security...
from 'Network World' - "Retailers fail to pass security test"
Learn what is coming from the Payment Card Industry, as adoption of the security standards has lagged...
from 'The Four Hundred' - "Readers React to Project Prometheus System i Effort"
Ira Chandler's "System i, HA!" from 'Name withheld' - click here, NOW!
Send the link to all your IBM contacts: http://www.itjungle.com/tfh/tfh062606-story03.html
Redundancy - Linksys - FAILOVER Router for under $200...
Credit Where Credit is Due - Joe Pluta article on Card processing...
NEW: from 'News Wire Daily' -
- Comments from Curbstone's Ira Chandler on the AS/400 community!
Send the link to all your IBM contacts: http://curbstone.com/nwd_2006-06-29.htm#ira
NEW: from 'The Four Hundred' - "Happy 18th Birthday, AS/400; Time to Leave the Nest"
- BRILLIANT analysis
of our beloved platform, by Timothy Prickett Morgan - click here, NOW!
Send the link to all your IBM contacts: http://www.itjungle.com/tfh/tfh061906-story01.html
Security - Don't trust that PC...
Business - Info on Credit Card usage from Visa USA:
ATW-investigated Credit Card Compromises: 2005
AmbironTrustWave has performed numerous forensic investigations in
the last several years, and in 2005 alone AmbironTrustWave
performed more than 60 investigations into suspected credit card
compromises. Based on AmbironTrustWave's findings, PC-based POS
systems experienced the largest percentage of compromises in 2005.
(Note: AmbironTrustWave is Curbstone's security auditor.)
Visa Payment Statistics...
Consumer Expenditures and Card Type Market Share...
TREND - Overall Fraud rate declines...
353 Million Credit/Debit Cards in circulation...
NEW: IBM-sponsored Case Study:
"Curbstone shaves development time, achieves security standards..."
Business - "Backshoring" - not OFFshoring! Good InfoWorld article...
Security - EXCELLENT BOOK: "Expert's Guide to OS/400 Security" by IBM's Woodbury and Botz...
Release - Curbstone Card™ Version 2.1 announced...
Security - Curbstone Card Visa PCI CISP/PABP validated...
Award - Curbstone Card wins Search400.com Silver "Products of the Year"...
US Space Camp (http://www.spacecamp.com)
uses our AS/400-to-the-Web product, FreeStyle-400,
to drive their camp reservations.
The Huntsville Space & Rocket Center has a great project in need of your support, the
preservation of the last unprotected Saturn V rocket.
You believe technology is important. So do we. Please join us to help save this
treasure of technology... Click here!
Humor - Programming humor from 1993, "Shoot yourself..."
Facts - Electronic Payments now Exceed Checks!
Facts - GOOGLE Search Technology EXPOSED!
Excellent Security References:
** Best e-commerce info: http://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Guide_Project