All Posts by TokenEx

12 Apr
2019

Transparently Tokenizing Data While Maintaining Its Functionality

Although the primary goals of tokenization are to secure data, desensitize it, and remove it from your environment, it’s just as important to preserve that data’s business utility. If an organization’s tokenized data can’t still be used for analytics or other business intelligence purposes, then it is just as worthless

04 Apr
2019

A Comprehensive Security Solution for Ecommerce and Online Payments

For companies that conduct business via a web store or other e-commerce platform, accepting online payments is an integral part of frictionless customer experience. However, it also opens organizations to security risks, regulatory compliance obligations, and the responsibility of stewarding the sensitive data that traverses their environments. Protecting this data

28 Mar
2019

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
2019

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
2019

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