Archive for March, 2019

28 Mar

Anonymization vs. Deanonymization (and Pseudonymization)

Anonymization vs. Deanonymization The recent implementation of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation brought with it strict compliance obligations for protecting the personal data of EU citizens, or data subjects. Because of these new regulations and the possibility of sanctions, many organizations collecting data from individuals in the EU

23 Mar

What is PCI?

What is PCI? In the world of payments, the abbreviation PCI is often used to refer to the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) or its industry regulation, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). However, PCI is not limited to these definitions. It is used

14 Mar

Vaulted vs. Vaultless

Many data protection companies store sensitive information in secure databases called data vaults. These vaults safehouse information until it needs to be retrieved to make a payment, identify an individual, or serve a variety of other purposes. In the instance of tokenization, these are referred to as token vaults, and