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July 11, 2011 | Volume 6 Issue 13


TOP STORY: IBM i Is Going Mobile!
FEATURED ARTICLE: Ways to Reduce PCI DSS Audit Scope by Tokenizing Cardholder Data
ADVERTORIAL: Partner TechTip: Secrets Behind Enhancing RPG Applications
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: GeneXus USA Launches Smart Device App for Dem Governors Association Conference
WHITE PAPER: Security - Six Ways to Reduce PCI DSS Audit Scope by Tokenizing Cardholder Data 
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Feature Article - Networking
IBM i Is Going Mobile!

Take advantage of tablet-based devices in a System i world.

mike_faustWritten by Mike Faust

According to a USA Today article from December of 2010, 21 million tablet PCs were sold in 2010. Most of those sales were as a result of Apple's introduction of the iPad. Tablet devices like the Apple iPad are often thought of as high-tech "toys" used for simple tasks like playing games, sending email, Web surfing, or maybe watching a movie or listening to music. But the real power of these devices that's often overlooked is the potential of using them as business tools. Specifically, I believe these devices are well-suited for use in the System i world. This article explores a few of the options for using tablets with the System i.


Feature Article - Security
Ways to Reduce PCI DSS Audit Scope by Tokenizing Cardholder Data

In a PCI DSS audit, all systems, applications, and processes that have access to credit card information—whether encrypted or unencrypted—are considered in scope.

Written by Liaison Technologies (formerly nuBridges, Inc.)

Editor's Note: This article is an extract of the white paper Six Ways to Reduce PCI DSS Audit Scope by Tokenizing Cardholder Data available free from the MC White Paper Center.


Enterprises are seeking ways to simplify and reduce the scope of the Payment Card Industry's Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance by shrinking the footprint where cardholder data is located throughout their organizations. By reducing the scope, these enterprises can dramatically lower the cost and anxiety of PCI DSS compliance and significantly increase the chance of audit success.


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Partner TechTip: Secrets Behind Enhancing RPG Applications

After measuring 12,000 projects, a leading researcher reveals his findings.

steve_kilnerWritten by Steve Kilner

Maintenance and enhancement projects for legacy systems are notorious for being budget busters and deadline killers. This article gives a quick overview of how you can significantly improve the success rate of such projects. For more information, you can also watch these short videos: Using Complexity Analysis to Lower Project Costs and Hyper-Navigation of RPG Systems.


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