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 servers. You also had a manageable number of servers, let’s say around 10, you had your hardened environment, and you were able to do anything you wanted with the data you had.

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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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May 28, 2019 l Data Security

IT Security Made in Germany - a Promise of Trust & Privacy

The seal "Made in Germany" was born on August 23rd 1887. On this day, Britain introduced the label by the Merchandise Marks Act and it was meant...

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Apr 18, 2019 l Data Security, Big Data, Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, Multicloud

No Cloud, One Cloud, Multicloud - How do you Secure Big Data Analytics?

The term “Big data” has been around for a while already (almost 15 years now) and the hype is almost over. So is it not relevant anymore?

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Mar 4, 2019 l Data Security, Data Protection, Data Privacy

What's the Point of a "National Consumer Protection Week"?

In this perfect world we live in, businesses, governments, and other organizations are all honest and get cybersecurity right. They have all the...

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