A recently published revision to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) v3.1 updates its requirements and removes Secure Sockets Layer and the older version of TLS (Transport Layer Security, the successor to SSL) as examples of strong cryptography. After June 30, 2016, organizations using SSL and early versions of TLS will not be in compliance.
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Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.