The PCI Security Security Standards Council, charged with administering payment industry guidelines, is seeking nominations for election to its board of advisers. The board represents the council's more than 500 participating organizations, which help shape PCI standards. Twenty-one seats are available, 14 of which will be open for nomination. The others will be appointed by the executive committee. Visit www.pcisecuritystandards.org. -- DK
Montana has become the latest state to approve legislation aimed at strengthening data privacy protections, joining eight other states that have passed data privacy laws, even as such a measure continues to elude progress at the federal level, according to The Record, a news site by cybersecurity firm Recorded Future.