Dec 13, 2019 l Data Security, Data Protection, Data Breach

Over 750,000 Applications for Copies of US Birth Certificates Left Exposed Online

Quick question, were you born in the United States? Have you recently applied for a new copy of your birth certificate? Well, you could be one of the unfortunate people whose birth certificate application was left exposed online.

It has been reported that more than 750,000 applications for copies of U.S. birth certificates have been left exposed

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Nov 20, 2019 l HIPAA, Compliance, Data-Centric Security, PII, Artificial Intelligence

How Artificial Intelligence will Affect Patient Data Protection

Following the successful introduction of Alexa’s healthcare services earlier this year, Amazon has announced that its AI, Textract, is now HIPAA...

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Nov 15, 2019 l Tokenization, Data-Centric Security, Big Data, Data Analytics

Big Data Security Series Part 3: How to Run Analytics on Protected Data

In the past two posts we discussed how data is everywhere, but security isn’t and we explored the reasons why it’s so tough to protect BDA...

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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 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 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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Jun 11, 2019 l Tokenization, Data-Centric Security, Big Data, Data Analytics

A Torrid Affair: Data Analytics and Data Protection

Friends with Benefits or Deadlocked Foes?

With the rapid expansion of data analytics frameworks and technologies, the ability to mine and gain...

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