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 customer insights from datasets has never been easier. Creative analytics are used to power everything from advertising to fraud detection. Arguably, the collection of data is a key requirement of most...

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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 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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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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