Jul 8, 2019 l Tokenization, Data Security, Data-Centric Security

The Difference Between Format-Preserving Encryption and Tokenization

There is a lot of confusion surrounding this topic and, given recent developments such as the ANSI X9 standard for retail financial services, tokenization can actually be implemented with format-preserving encryption (FPE). In the end, both achieve the same thing, namely, replacing sensitive data with a protected surrogate. However, they...

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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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Jul 8, 2019 l Tokenization, Data Security, Data-Centric Security

The Difference Between Format-Preserving Encryption and Tokenization

There is a lot of confusion surrounding this topic and, given recent developments such as the ANSI X9 standard for retail financial services,...

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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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Jun 3, 2019 l Tokenization, Data Security, Data-Centric Security, Big Data, Data Analytics

How to End the Tug of War Between Data Analytics and Data Security

Data analysts want access to large volumes of data because, generally speaking, the bigger the sample size, the more accurate the predictions. One...

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Apr 4, 2019 l Tokenization, Data Protection, Data Privacy, Data-Centric Security

The Top 4 Reasons Why Hotels Keep Getting Hacked

Does your hotel need a wake-up call of its own?

In a trend that continues to escalate against so-called “softer” targets, the travel and...

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Mar 22, 2019 l Data Protection, Data-Centric Security, Big Data

3 Ways how Big Data Security Enables Innovation

You might not realize it, but if you are involved in an innovation project that is aiming to generate additional business value by leveraging data...

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Feb 22, 2019 l Data Protection, Data-Centric Security, SecurDPS

Are we a thumbs up or a thumbs down?

In the ’80s and ’90s, there was a popular TV program called “Siskel & Ebert.” It was a weekly television series where two critics reviewed newly...

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Jan 17, 2019 l GDPR, Compliance, Data-Centric Security

GDPR - Biggest Fail of 2018?

I recently read a post in which someone claimed that GDPR was probably the biggest fail of 2018.

Really? I can’t stop myself from writing a...

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