If you’re a business that handles credit cards and other data related to digital payments, you’ve likely heard of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), or the set of interrelated controls designed to enable those handling credit cards and related data to protect the information entrusted to them.
It seems like Apple releases a new version of the iPhone every year these days, and despite all the new iterations featuring similar looks, builds, and functions, there’s always that period where everyone has to get used to the new thing.
Banking regulation has always been a bit of a tennis match—a back-and-forth between more regulation, and then less. Before the shift to deregulation starting in the 1980s, banks adhered to state and federal banking laws, as well as narrow lines of business. After years of phased-in deregulation, the pendulum swung back. Now regulatory and industry compliance for banks includes more rules than ever before: privacy laws, federal trade regulations, non-bank industry regulations, and community impact reporting.
If you hadn’t heard, NASA’s Artemis Program—the first endeavor to go back to the moon in 50 years—has stalled a bit. Though the new rocket—known as the Space Launch System—has been in the works for years, even now that it’s out on the pad and seemingly ready, the agency is taking its time to launch. That’s because NASA knows how high the stakes are—there are billions of dollars invested and their reputation as space explorers of the future is on the line.
Picture this: you’re a child getting ready to head to the beach. Your parents grab your swimsuit, sand bucket, towel, flippy floppies, sunscreen, water, and snacks, and you’re all out the door. For you, it’s been a fairly simple operation to have some fun.
Across the globe, we’ve become accustomed to the routine of the FIFA World Cup. It occurs every four years, and the renowned football—or soccer, depending on where you’re from—tournament progresses the same way each time. Aside from the athletes chosen to play for their respective teams, really the only major thing that changes significantly about the World is the location where it’s held.
Formula One legend Ayrton Senna once said this about racing: “I don't know driving in another way which isn't risky. Each driver has its limit. My limit is a little bit further than others.”
When the state lines of America were drawn, many different elements came into play.