Sep 18, 2018 l GDPR, PCI DSS, Data Security, Data Protection, Compliance

Cybercrime doesn't Follow Regulations - Part II: the Evolution of Hacking

There is a basic question we want to answer in this series: Is it really true that “compliance isn’t security”?

We started with lessons from the past and looked at the fight of regulations against cybercrime. We saw that regulations have evolved and become better and better – but so has hacking. So now let’s take a look at how we got here.

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Sep 18, 2018 l GDPR, PCI DSS, Data Security, Data Protection, Compliance

Cybercrime doesn't Follow Regulations - Part II: the Evolution of Hacking

There is a basic question we want to answer in this series: Is it really true that “compliance isn’t security”?

We started with lessons from the...

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Sep 13, 2018 l Data Security, Data Protection, Breach

Hundreds of Thousands of British Airways Customers Affected in Massive Data Breach

We all book flights online. Usually, that is nothing you have to worry about. But recently, hackers have stolen sensitive customer data from...

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Sep 7, 2018 l GDPR, PCI DSS, Data Security, Data Protection, Compliance

Cybercrime doesn't Follow Regulations - Part I: Lessons from the Past

"Compliance isn't security - even if you're compliant, you aren't necessarily secure".

I recently heard this quote at an event for the payments...

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Jul 25, 2018 l Tokenization, GDPR, PCI DSS, Data Security, Data Protection, News

Mercury Processing Services International Chooses comforte AG for Enterprise Data Security

As a leading regional service provider in payments industry, Mercury Processing Services International (MPSI) appreciates the importance of a...

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Jun 15, 2018 l GDPR, Data Security, Data Protection, Data Privacy, Compliance

4 Reasons why the GDPR is an Opportunity and not a Threat

The threats associated with the GDPR are obvious, but could the GDPR be regarded as an opportunity?

Imagine a storage space in your home, be it a...

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Jun 14, 2018 l Tokenization, GDPR, PCI DSS, Data Security, Data Protection, Data Privacy

Killing two regulatory burdens with one stone: 7 ways the PCI DSS and GDPR overlap

Becoming GDPR compliant can seem like a daunting task. So daunting in fact that some firms outside the EU are resorting to quick, albeit rather...

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May 14, 2018 l Tokenization, GDPR, HIPAA, PCI DSS, Data Security, Data Protection

Don't be a dodo, secure your data!

If I was writing this in the early 2000s, I would have started with the line “open any newspaper and the headline will be screaming about…” but...

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May 14, 2018 l Tokenization, GDPR, HIPAA, PCI DSS, Data Security, Data Protection, Data Privacy, facebook

Facebook is where we (should) live

If you’re a Facebook user, or even if you’re not, you’ve probably noticed the flurry of news on the leak of millions of Facebook user profiles....

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Mar 14, 2018 l PCI, Tokenization, GDPR, Data Security, Data Protection

The 4 things to consider for achieving true Data Security

Do you know how sometimes you can almost predict what question someone will ask you? You know, sort of like in Boston when mid-March rolls around...

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