Improperly Installed and Maintained POS Systems Increase Risk of Compromise

October 2008
Hospitality Upgrade;Autumn2008, p36
Trade Publication
The article offers information on how to minimize threat of compromise of point-of-sale terminals in the U.S. According to the author, improper installation and wrong maintenance scheme could put business operation at high risk because of its susceptibility and vulnerabilities to hackers and data breaches. It also highlights the important characteristics that most be observed in POS terminals which include the use of management controls, physical protection, and single transaction processing.


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