Data Security

26 Nov
2018

Setting the Record Straight: Payment Tokenization vs. Data Security Tokenization

by Jacob Burcham EMVCo Payment Tokenization EMVCo is a consortium of major credit card brands dedicated to ensuring the interoperability and acceptance of secure payment card transactions. Europay, MasterCard, Visa, JCB, American Express, UnionPay and Discover work together to form standards and frameworks for the systems that support payment card transactions.

20 Nov
2018

The Importance of Protecting Cardholder Data During Black Friday and Cyber Monday

by Dillon Phillips The two biggest shopping days of the year – Black Friday and Cyber Monday – are almost here. These multibillion-dollar consumer spectacles kick off the holiday season for merchants and retailers, making this an extremely lucrative time for businesses and a valuable opportunity for them to evaluate their

12 Nov
2018

Assessing a Tokenization Environment

When performing audits, QSAs are expected to evaluate an entity’s processes for adhering to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). This can be a cumbersome, time-consuming task, and it requires a deep knowledge and understanding of various types of compliance strategies. Often, businesses choose to meet PCI requirements

26 Apr
2018

How Does Data Sovereignty Impact Collecting Personal Information Through IoT?

How Does Data Sovereignty Impact Collecting Personal Information Through IoT? With the Internet of Things (IoT) connections growing from 8 billion in 2017 to 20 billion by 2020, it is important to understand the potential impact data sovereignty will play for organizations collecting and sharing customers’ personal information. International organizations

23 Apr
2018

Why is IoT Sensor Data Security Such a Hot Topic for Organizations Worldwide? Part 2 of 2

Why is IoT Sensor Data Security Such a Hot Topic for Organizations Worldwide? Part 2 of 2 In part 1 of this blog series we covered how the IoT (Internet of Things) creates a vast multi-point attack surface that can be the Achilles heel of connected devices, potentially revealing personal

03 Apr
2018

5 Takeaways from IAPP Global Privacy Summit

5 Takeaways from IAPP Global Privacy Summit The IAPP Global Privacy Summit was held last week in Washington, DC. TokenEx had the privilege of participating in the Summit as a sponsoring vendor.  It was refreshing to get exposed to so many great people, ideas, and developments in this exciting space.

02 Apr
2018

Why is IoT Sensor Data Security Such a Hot Topic for Organizations Worldwide? Part 1 of 2

Why is IoT Sensor Data Security Such a Hot Topic for Organizations Worldwide? Part 1 of 2 If you think about it, “smart” devices are having an increasingly significant impact of our lives. Whether it’s a cellular phone or tablet, a wearable health monitor, or a series of in-home devices