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, tokenization can actually be implemented with format-preserving encryption (FPE). In the end, both achieve the same thing, namely, replacing sensitive data with a protected surrogate. However, they...

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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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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 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...

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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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Apr 4, 2019 l Tokenization, Data Protection, Data Privacy, Data-Centric Security

The Top 4 Reasons Why Hotels Keep Getting Hacked

Does your hotel need a wake-up call of its own?

In a trend that continues to escalate against so-called “softer” targets, the travel and...

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

7 ways PCI DSS and GDPR overlap

How to kill two regulatory burdens with one stone

Becoming GDPR compliant can seem like a daunting task. So daunting in fact that some firms...

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

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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