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Compliance Spotlight: Payment Cards Industry (PCI)

by Futurex on June 14th, 2018

In the spirit of compliance with industry standards, Futurex is a proud member of the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council. The PCI Security Standards Council is a global body that develops, maintains, and administers security standards for the card payment industry.

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Compliance, A Controllable Expenditure?

by Futurex on June 8th, 2018

Anyone familiar with running a business knows the difference between controllable and uncontrollable expenses. Uncontrollable expenses, such as rent or server space, cannot be altered, at least not without renegotiating long contracts. Controllable expenses can be more easily changed. This can be as simple as turning lights off to reduce electricity costs or reducing overtime to cut back on payroll. Today’s blog will be the first in a series of blog posts dedicated to examining data security compliance... Read More

Futurex’s Hardened Enterprise Security Platform and Data Governance for the GDPR

by Futurex on May 29th, 2018

In 2016, the EU parliament approved the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR, which went into effect on May 25th, 2018, is an improvement on the EU’s Data Protection Directive, adding a noticeable increase and focus on the transformation of data privacy and security practices. The Data Protection Directive of 1998 was designed and implemented during the earliest days of the internet, with the goal of protecting Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of EU consumers from fraudulent use.

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Using Encryption to Comply With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

by Futurex on May 23rd, 2018

With the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation going into effect on May 25th, organizations around the world are rethinking how they collect and process data. Futurex solutions can help organizations alleviate their compliance burdens under GDPR, and most other data security regulations, by protecting their data using encryption and controlling access using effective key management. 

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The Importance of Compliance and Standards Councils at Futurex

by Futurex on April 23rd, 2018

Futurex’s solutions are used by thousands of customers in numerous industries all over the world. One thing they all having in common is compliance requirements. They trust Futurex for not only providing secure solutions, but also compliant ones.

With this mind, Futurex’s own experts sit on many industry standards bodies and actively provide input that helps shape the information security standards of tomorrow. This involvement helps Futurex stay on top of current compliance requirements and... Read More