PII

22 Jun
2017

What Is GDPR and Why You Should Know About It. Part 1 of 3

What Is GDPR and Why You Should Know About It. Part 1 of 3 With the increased number of global data breaches focusing on PII (Personally Identifiable Information), The EU (European Union) and Great Britain have promulgated the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), delineating how the personal information of EU

18 Jan
2017

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

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

21 Oct
2016

Exposing Customer PII Has Lifetime Impact

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

08 Aug
2016

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

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

15 Mar
2016

TokenEx Secures Toxic Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

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

27 Jan
2016

Gone Phishing – Malware Wants your PII Part 2

Gone Phishing – Malware Wants your PII Part 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,

21 Jan
2016

Gone Phishing – Malware Wants Your PII Part 1

Gone Phishing – Malware Wants Your PII Part 1 Time Warner Cable, Fitbit, and Hilton Hotels are the latest businesses reeling from malware attacks. Millions of PII records have been exposed from these organizations and customers are questioning the effectiveness of the data security measures for preventing the onslaught of

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