PII

18 Jan
2017

Don’t be Next – Securing Usernames and Passwords with Tokenization

Yahoo- 1 Billion, Myspace– 427 Million, Oracle’s Micros- 330 Million, Ashley Madison– 300 Million, LinkedIn- 167 Million, Dropbox- 68 million: these are the amounts of exposed usernames, passwords, and numerous pieces of valuable PII breached in 2016. What’s incredible is that this list is just the tip of the iceberg,

21 Oct
2016

Exposing Customer PII Has Lifetime Impact

Negligence, personal injury, breach of contract, consumer protection, invasion of privacy, and data breach notification are terms you’ll need to familiarize yourself with as you enter the new landscape of exposing valuable customer information. Data Breaches get uglier by the day, and with each new breach the consequences grow. Data

08 Aug
2016

It’s Not Worth the Risk. Remove Toxic PII with Tokenization

Sometimes the struggle with data security seems like a game of whack-a-mole. Just as you start to get a handle on preventing payment card data breaches, new worries pop up: malware injections, spear phishing schemes, ransomware and other nefarious hacks that seek out and steal Personally Identifiable Information (PII). What

15 Mar
2016

TokenEx Secures Toxic Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

Organizations are getting breached at a record pace, with a particular focus on obtaining Personally Identifiable Information (PII). The stealing of PII is rampant in every business sector and industry because it can be used for fraud and identity theft. 21st Century Oncology is just the latest healthcare company breached,

27 Jan
2016

Gone Phishing – Malware Wants your PII Part 2

  Part 2 of 2 In our last blog installment, we discussed the rash of data breaches that are hitting all industries, aimed at stealing very valuable Personally Identifiable Information (PII). The current generation of malware attacks faster and is nearly undetectable, deploys more insidious ransomware, and contains far more

28 Dec
2015

Cyber-Criminals Want Your PII — Is Your Data Secure?

Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is the most valuable information for the worldwide network of fraudsters. PII records generally sell for around $50/record on the black market, as opposed to around $5/payment account number (PAN). You can do the ugly math on the Anthem healthcare hack that exposed 78 million records.