A Guide to Data Security Through Encryption with Infographic

by Zac Rome on October 30th, 2017

Encryption is the foundation of data security. As more and more companies are turning to automation and migrating their services online, the average consumer’s sensitive data is traversing through network infrastructures and moving into database storage at unprecedented rates. Most people are aware of this on some level, but very few people understand the security measures in place to secure their data. So what keeps your data safe from threats? Encryption.

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Futurex, a 2017 NCSAM Cybersecurity Champion

by Futurex on October 2nd, 2017

This year, Futurex is proud to have been named a National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) Champion. Champions are businesses, individuals, or organizations that are committed to promoting and encompassing the ideas of cyber security awareness and safety. This year celebrates the 14th year that NCSAM has been working to promote online safety for the American public, and we have pledged to work within and around our community this year to promote the ideas of STOP. THINK. CONNECT.

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Leveraging the Futurex PKCS #11 Library

by Futurex on March 23rd, 2017

One of the most salient features of Futurex technologies, and what most distinguishes us from competitors, is that we deploy turnkey solutions molded to integrate directly into existing environments with minimal change to existing applications and processes. The Futurex PKCS #11 library is just one tool in our kit to make that possible. 

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Security Must Be Considered as Wearables Come to Market

by Futurex on March 17th, 2017

Some of the most fantastical pieces of science fiction revolve around wearable technology—but not all these pieces project a happy world. Where wearable tech inspires innovation and convenience, it likewise inspires deceit and fraud. As leaders in the security industry, we remain constantly vigilant in developing solutions as we watch the industry’s rapid growth. 

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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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