Nov 8, 2019 l Data Security, Data Protection, Data Breach, CFO, cybersecurity

Why CFOs Must be Involved in Cybersecurity

Taking cybersecurity seriously is far from being exclusively an IT department issue. Given the impact that a breach can have on the whole company,...

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Nov 1, 2019 l Compliance, Data-Centric Security, Big Data, Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, challenges, IoT

Big Data Security Series Part 2: How Hard is it to Secure Big Data?

Survey says: exceedingly difficult.

But why?

Years ago, on traditional databases you had complete control over how to implement and protect your...

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Oct 29, 2019 l PCI, DataProtection, Tokenization, PCI DSS, DataPrivacy, digital payments, Data-Centric Security, out-of-scope

3 Benefits of Taking Data Out of PCI Audit Scope

Whether your company accepts payments at a store or restaurant, sells products or services through a website, or handles monthly payment billing,...

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Oct 24, 2019 l Data Protection, Data Privacy, Big Data, Data Analytics

Big Data Security Series Part 1: Data is Everywhere but Security isn't

Since time immemorial, data has been the key to success. Traders who understood their customers’ needs and emotions could sell more goods at a...

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Oct 21, 2019 l Tokenization, GDPR, PCI DSS, Data Security, Data Protection, Data Privacy, digital payments, open banking, Compliance, Data Breach, Data-Centric Security, Pseudonymisation, Cyber-security, #ccpa

5 Trends Happening in Payments – Data Security is needed more than ever

A locally-famous Thai restaurant in San Diego County posted a message to customers requesting that they pay with a credit card, due to increased...

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Oct 18, 2019 l Data Protection, cybersecurity, drivers, challenges

Finding the Cybersecurity Sweet Spot

I recently read an article by Michael Gale about digital transformation.

His book about the digital helix is pretty interesting too.

My immediate...

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Oct 16, 2019 l PCI, DataProtection, Tokenization, GDPR, PCI DSS, DataPrivacy, digital payments, Data-Centric Security, #ccpa

CCPA:  Data Privacy like GDPR; Data Security like PCI DSS

Comparisons have already been drawn about the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), calling it ‘the GDPR for California residents.’ However,...

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Aug 6, 2019 l Data Security, Data Protection, Data Privacy, Data Breach, Data-Centric Security, CFO, Cyber-security

Is it critical for CFOs to understand cybersecurity?

Looking at the impact a data breach can have in terms of regulatory fees, customer trust as well as loyalty and as a consequence, shareholder...

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Aug 2, 2019 l Tokenization, Data Security, Data Privacy, Data Breach, Data-Centric Security, Cybercrime, Pseudonymisation, Cloud Computing, Multicloud, #capitalonebreach

6 takeaways from the Capital One data breach

"WHAT'S IN YOUR WALLET?" is the theme question asked by spokes-celebrity Jennifer Garner in commercials for Capital One. A data breach wasn't...

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