Dec 19, 2019 l

Getting Women into the Tech Industry

Skilled cybersecurity professionals are increasingly sought after, especially as the skills shortage reaches 4 million. This skills gap raises several questions about sourcing talent in an industry that is generally perceived to be male dominated. Indeed, in March 2019 it was revealed that women consist of only 20% of the cybersecurity workforce

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Jan 14, 2020 l Tokenization, PCI DSS, Data Security, Data Protection, Compliance

PCI DSS Compliance Lower than Ever

In Verizon’s 2019 Payment Security Report, it was revealed that in 2018 only 36.7% of businesses are fully compliant with the Payment Card...

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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...

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Dec 3, 2019 l Data Security, Data Breach, PII

Rogue Staff Member at Leading Cybersecurity Company Leaks Customer Data

It's always an unfortunate occurrence when a company gets hit by a cyberattack. When a cybersecurity company gets breached, then the alarm bells...

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Nov 13, 2019 l PCI DSS, Data Security, News

comforte AG to Partner with PCI Security Standards Council to Help Secure Payment Data Worldwide

—As Council's Newest Participating Organization, comforte AG to Contribute to the Development of PCI Security Standards—

Wiesbaden, Germany,...

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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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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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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 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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