Inside Mastercard's Push for Continuous Security

Mastercard to Recommend NIST CSF for Continuous Security Between PCI Audits

Cybersecurity for a business model like Mastercard is complex. First, it has the fundamental need to protect its own networks. Second, however, it has a huge global franchise that must also be kept secure to maintain trust in the product.

Security for Mastercard's own infrastructure is led by Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Ron Green. Security for the franchise ecosphere is handled separately by EVP for security and cyber innovation, Johan Gerber. 

For the franchise, Gerber focuses on four pillars. T ..