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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

27 Jul
2017

What is GDPR and Why You Should Pay Attention. Part 3 of 3

What is GDPR and Why You Should Pay Attention. Part 3 of 3 GDPR is the new EU Data Protection initiative that affects all organizations doing business in EU and partnering countries. In part 2 of this blog series, we discussed the most important aspect of GDPR–consent. Once you have

30 May
2017

Fintech is Solving Problems in Finance, but Introducing Risk Part 3 of 3

Fintech is Solving Problems in Finance, but Introducing Risk Part 3 of 3 In our previous installment, we examined fintech regulation, the industry’s trend towards increased attention to data security, and various agencies that are getting involved. Our concluding observation was that while these are positive trends, the remaining need for consistent, overarching regulation

23 Mar
2016

Encryption – There is No Silver Bullet for Information Security

Encryption – There is No Silver Bullet for Information Security In the information security arena, a commonly heard phrase is “silver bullet” – the all-encompassing data security tool, firewall, or an entire application platform that will stop a data breach in its tracks and keep all sensitive customer data secure.

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.

06 Nov
2015

Tokenization Vs Encryption – 4 Quick Takeaways

1) How do you describe the differences between tokenization and encryption? Encryption takes the original value of sensitive data and through mathematics, generates a new value. The mathematics is what makes this value secure. Ultimately, the recipient needs the real value, so a key that supports the mathematics is shared

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