Armen Chakmakjian – New Payment-Card Data ‘Don’t Need It, Purge it

In Random on December 13, 2008 at 4:45 am

There’s a school of thought in information technology that encourages businesses to save customers’ data — which may include names, addresses and credit-card numbers — because it may come in handy for market research. But this practice is at odds with credit-card issuers’ attempts to persuade businesses to eliminate data they don’t need

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I was poking around on the WSJ site for any articles on software or platforma as a service and came up with this 3 month old article.    Turns out Angus was quoted in it.  It does make a good point that we shouldn’t (and don’t) store unencrypted account data.


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