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ITPSC September 2013 Monthly Meeting: "PCI Compliance" Protect Your Business From Data Breach

  • 17 Sep 2013
  • 11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
  • SC State Museum Palmetto Gallery Room


  • Members and Guests

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Please join us for our September 2013 meeting at the SC State Museum's Palmetto Gallery Room.  The SC State Museum is located at 301 Gervais Street in Columbia.

The September meeting will be sponsered by:

PCI Compliance

Stealing credit card information through the Internet is the preferred method of crime these days. Organized cyber-criminal groups have astonishing success. Using both sophisticated and simple hacking techniques, they are able to steal stored credit card information and sell it through organized black markets.

The financial losses from data breaches are staggering. Each year millions of credit card numbers are stolen, resulting in more than $1 billion in losses.  A single data breach can result in costs that exceed $80,000 for items such as forensic research, fines, and credit card replacement.  Moreover, data breach can result in a 12% reduction in brand value, and it often takes more than a year to recover. Many

small business victims never fully recover as 70% close their doors within one year of a breach.

 Earthlink is a leading IT services and communications provider to more than 150,000 businesses and one million consumers nationwide.  EarthLink empowers customers with managed services including cloud computing,managed and private cloud, and virtualization services such as managed hosting and cloud workspace. EarthLink also offers a robust portfolio of IT security, application hosting, colocation and IT support services. The company operates an extensive network spanning 29,421 route fiber miles with 90 metro fiber rings and 8 secure data centers, one being here in Columbia SC, providing ubiquitous nationwide data and voice IP service coverage across more than 90% of the country.

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sign-In and Gathering
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Buffet Lunch
12:45 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Business Meeting
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Presentation/Door Prize

The South Carolina State Musemum is undergoing a few growing pains as they expand into a 21st century, state of the art facility featuring a new Observatory, Planetarium and 4-D Theater!

*Temporary Entrance and Parking Now in the Back*

Below is a link to a map that shows Temporary Entrance and Parking Area


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