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The P.F. Chang’s compromise is part of a string of high profile credit card breaches, however their response to this breach is very different from other victims. The restaurant chain is now using a manual credit card imprinting system in all its continental United States locations to process credit cards.

Will carbon copies protect P.F. Chang’s diners?

Listen to episode 155 of our security slice podcast and hear Dwayne Melancon, Tim Erlin, Lamar Bailey, Craig Young and Tyler Reguly  discuss why P.F. Chang’s may have been planning this switch for a while, how carbon paper transactions may or may not fit into PCI compliance, and the biggest single security risk associated with carbon paper transactions.

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