Tokenization

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.

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

12 Sep
2018

Complying with the CCPA’s “Right to be Forgotten”

Complying with the CCPA’s “Right to be Forgotten” The recently passed California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is still over a year away from its January 1, 2020, enforcement date, but organizations who do business in California are already preparing. California has long been the leader in the United States for

07 Aug
2018

What the 2018 PCI DSS 3.2.1 Updates Mean for Your Organization

What the 2018 PCI DSS 3.2.1 Updates Mean for Your Organization The PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) introduced a few updates this year to the PCI DSS (PCI Data Security Standard). Although most of the updates are minor, there are issues that will impact how your organization achieves PCI compliance.

04 Jun
2018

Enough of PCI, how do we get our company out of scope?

Enough of PCI, how do we get our company out of scope? For years now, your organization has been working on achieving and maintaining PCI compliance.  Year after year, a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) comes on-site to assess your environment.  Sometimes, if you’re lucky, that QSA is the same person

01 May
2018

5 Takeaways RSA 2018

5 Takeaways RSA 2018 As more than 50,000 people descended upon San Francisco to learn about more cybersecurity, the event could easily just pass out of mind in a blur of booths, faces, slogans, and jumbled snippets of information. I think it is important to take a step back to

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