Tag: software

PCI Software Security Framework Adoption

The PCI Software Security Framework was introduced by the PCI SSC last year to improve the security of card payment software. Within this framework there are two separate standards: Secure Software Lifecycle Standard – companies operating a secure SDLC validated against the standard Secure Software Standard – software validated against the standard The first assessment…

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Open Source Payment HSM Simulators

Most card payments software are proprietary solutions, developed either in-house or to be sold commercially. Because of this there isn’t much out in the open source world to help you develop your own custom solution. However, there are a few libraries out there that are worth a mention, particularly for simulating and testing HSM integrations.…

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Choosing Open Source Software

I’m currently researching a longer article on some specific software solutions. It caused me to realize that there’s value in creating a checklist of what to look for when trawling github for open source software to use with your payments platform. In doing so, I think I can make a couple of safe assumptions: If…

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