Cisco affirmed its confidence in RSA’s SecurID two-factor technology by announcing the token is a primary security piece of its PCI 2.0 architecture.
Cisco has bundled several components in order to make the PCI 2.0 architecture PCI-compliant with the Payment Card Industry’s toughest standards for payment card data protection.
Verizon Business, a PCI qualified security assessor, has examined Cisco’s architecture and believes its security components could pass a PCI audit.
However, critics of RSA are not so sure, citing the recent data breach with SecurID and lack of transparency around the details of it.
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