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Applications of Hardware-Based Security for the Smart Grid

by Futurex on November 1st, 2016

The modernized infrastructure for power distribution and monitoring known as the smart grid promises a range of benefits: the improvement of power reliability; increasing interoperability with diverse energy generation resources; and the delivery of more choices and control to the end-consumer. But along with these benefits comes a need for significantly enhanced security.

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Futurex Kicks Off National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2016

Futurex Kicks Off National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2016

by Futurex on October 3rd, 2016

As part of our efforts to support National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Futurex seeks to engage local and international communities alike in important conversations. Since education, as a preventative measure, is significantly more cost-effective than coping with breaches after the fact, Futurex is committed to advocating for cyber hygiene and ensuring our products comply with and exceed rigorous regulatory standards.

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Q&A: ATM Remote Key Loading

by Futurex on August 22nd, 2016

According to the Federal Reserve, automated teller machines (ATMs) are the second most commonly used method of interacting with financial institutions. This Q&A outlines the physical and logical protection needed for the rapidly growing number of ATMs.

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Defining Insider Attacks

by Futurex on August 16th, 2016

A malicious outside is often portrayed as a person with a black hoodie, typing viciously on a keyboard to extract sensitive data from the depths of an organizational IT infrastructure. Organizations expect these attacks; they know the enemy and prepare for it. But what about the attacks you don’t expect? I am going to talk about insider attacks, who they are, and why I think this is so important to set up security measures to protect your organization from the inside out.

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