Tokenization

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

10 Dec
2018

PCI Compliance Checklist

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The Payment Card Information Data Security Standard is an industry standard for securing cardholder data around the world. Anyone processing, storing or transmitting cardholder data must adhere to it if they want to use cards from the major payment card brands who created and adopted the standard. The PCI DSS

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