Feb 25, 2020 l Data Security, Data Protection, Data Privacy, Data Breach

Almost 60% of UK Consumers Affected by Data Breaches in 2019

The number of data breaches that took place around the world in 2019 surpassed all previous years, with a total of 7,098 detected breaches . Although this represents only a marginal increase over the 7,035 breaches documented in 2018, the increase in the total number of records lost is staggering.

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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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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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Oct 29, 2019 l PCI, DataProtection, Tokenization, PCI DSS, DataPrivacy, digital payments, Data-Centric Security, out-of-scope

3 Benefits of Taking Data Out of PCI Audit Scope

Whether your company accepts payments at a store or restaurant, sells products or services through a website, or handles monthly payment billing,...

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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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Oct 16, 2019 l PCI, DataProtection, Tokenization, GDPR, PCI DSS, DataPrivacy, digital payments, Data-Centric Security, #ccpa

CCPA:  Data Privacy like GDPR; Data Security like PCI DSS

Comparisons have already been drawn about the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), calling it ‘the GDPR for California residents.’ However,...

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Nov 29, 2018 l Tokenization, GDPR, PCI DSS, Compliance, Data-Centric Security

Why Data-Centric Security Should be a Part of your GDPR Strategy

If you've been to any security conference, tradeshow, or read any industry journals in 2018 you will find yourself bombarded by lots of...

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Sep 28, 2018 l GDPR, PCI DSS, Data Protection, Compliance, Data-Centric Security, Regulations, Cybercrime

Cybercrime Doesn't Follow Regulations - Part III: What's Next?

In the past two blog posts we looked at regulations, the history of hacking, and cybercrime today.

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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 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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