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Posted April 15, 2014 10:16 am by Chris Schramm (

What Window XP's end-of-life means to PCI Compliance

The day has arrived. R.I.P Windows XP. We loved you. We hated you. And now you are gone.


As of April 8, 2014, Windows XP is no longer supported and updated by Microsoft. It’s called an “end-of-life.”


Microsoft has gone on recording as saying they predict there will be a large increase in malware infections after April 8. Hackers, spammers and cyber criminals are all expected to exploit security holes.


For retail businesses that take credit cards, it is simple. If you are running Windows XP on any of your computers, you are no longer PCI Compliant. It comes down to PCI DSS Requirement 6.2, which states that you will “Ensure that all system components and software are protected from known vulnerabilities by installing applicable vendor-supplied security patches....

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Posted August 13, 2013 10:15 am by Chris Schramm (

ANX Supports USRowing Through Gold Medal Sponsorship

PRINCETON, N.J. – USRowing is pleased to announce that ANXeBusiness Corp., (“ANX”), a provider of managed security, compliance and connectivity solutions, has renewed its partnership with USRowing and has joined the Row to Rio 2016 campaign as a Gold Medal Sponsor. Their four year commitment of USRowing and the U.S. National Team provides important funding to the team as it trains for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

“ANX is a dream partner for USRowing. Their pride in our team over the past two years has been inspiring and our athletes have prospered from the relationship,” said Beth Kohl, Chief Marketing Officer of USRowing. “By engaging with us for the next four years, we are able to put our team in the best possible position for success in Rio. As a company, ANX truly...

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Solutions will provide restaurateurs with comprehensive services and expertise for safeguarding customer data

(Chicago) The National Restaurant Association has formed a relationship with EarthLink Business(NASDAQ: ELNK),  a leading IT services and communications provider, and ANXeBusiness Corp. (ANX), a PCI Certified Qualified Security Assessor and leading provider of compliance solutions, to offer solutions to Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) requirements.  The partnership gives restaurateurs a single trusted source for the IT and communication services they need to effectively run their restaurant and point-of-sale systems while safeguarding customer data.

"Achieving and managing PCI compliance is a challenge for many of our members who are focused...

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Posted February 14, 2013 12:35 pm by Chris Schramm (

ANX Sponsors USRowing Olympians’ Visit to Greater Detroit Businesses

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (February 14, 2013) – ANXeBusiness Corp. (ANX), a leading provider of managed connectivity, transaction delivery, and compliance solutions, hosted USRowing Olympians on February 8 as they visited several Detroit-based businesses and organizations.

“The dedication, hard work, endurance, and total performance embodied in USRowing athletes is a source of inspiration for any business or organization,” said Cindy Swiantek, Vice President, ANX. 

“Detroit has some of the best people we have met in our travels, and we appreciated the warm reception. The employees, teenagers and children we met truly showed they have the work ethic and focus to be champions and leaders in their industries and life,” said Esther Lofgren.

The series of ANX-sponsored visits featured...

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Posted February 06, 2013 4:30 pm by Manville Chan (

Still running Windows XP in 2013? Time is running out.

Windows XP is the most successful and popular Windows-based operating systems in history. At its peak, it was estimate that 400 million users were using the operating system world-wide. Even though Microsoft had ended the regular upgrades and improvements to Windows XP in April 2009, it was estimated that it still owned 20% of market share as of December 2012.

In less than 14 months from now, Microsoft will officially end the extended support of Windows XP. What this means is that Microsoft will no longer issue security update patches for this dated operating system that was introduced in 2001.

Although there’s no specific study in the retail market, we estimated that a sizeable number of retail POS systems and PCs are still running Windows XP. The end of this OS support...

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