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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

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

Key Takeaways from the PCI Awareness Training Course

by Futurex on January 23rd, 2017

A core facet of Futurex’s corporate culture is the ability to continually improve one’s own knowledge of the data security industry. From time to time, it can be beneficial for those of us at Futurex to revisit the fundamental concepts that shape what we do. In this vein of committing to improving our own knowledge, I decided to revisit the fundamentals of PCI requirements. To do so, I enrolled in the PCI Training course, which became available at no cost, as part of Global Payment Security Education Week. PCI Data Security Standards are set forth by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) to safeguard cardholder data, and they apply to any organization that has a hand in transmitting cardholder data.

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