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Securing the Smart City

Securing the Smart City

by Adam Cason on August 13th, 2019

Today, the fully automated smart city may seem like a distant future -- self-driving cars, smart grids, and the Internet of Things (IoT) -- yet, many components of the smart city not only already exist, but are already integrated into daily city processes. The reality is these complex systems pose severe security challenges.

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Introduction to Data Privacy Legislation

by Futurex on July 15th, 2019

As cyber-attacks and data security breaches become more frequent in today’s digital landscape, multiple countries are seeking to install more stringent regulations for organizations that handle sensitive customer data from each region. This legislation affects all organizations that collect any form of sensitive data including names, addresses, browsing histories, and anything else that could potentially be used to identify or discriminate against a customer. In this blog post, we’ll provide a high-level overview of the common standards to which each new legislation will hold organizations conducting business in their region, as well as what steps organizations can take to become compliant, using GDPR and LGPD as examples.

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Introduction to Financial Remote Key Loading (Part 4)

by Futurex on August 9th, 2018

Futurex and VirtuCrypt are the industry’s only single-vendor providers of complete cryptographic infrastructures for payment security. Many of Futurex’s most important services, like PIN encryption and validation, P2PE, and tokenization, rely on secure and compliant key management. In this blog post, we outline Futurex's solutions for remote key loading for ATM, Point of Sale, and IoT devices.

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