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Futurex: Data Privacy Day Champions

by Futurex on January 28th, 2016

At Futurex, we continually promote safe, secure measures for data security through our product line of hardware security modules and cryptographic solutions. Today, on National Data Privacy Day, we get to celebrate our passion for data security with the entire world. Led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), Data Privacy Day is held each year on January 28th to commemorate the 1981 Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data and the signing of Treaty 108 by the Council of Europe.

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Top Ten Data Threats and How to Guard Against Them: Weak Audit Trails

by Futurex on January 14th, 2016

Here at Futurex, we know a thing or two about data security. Most importantly, we understand that critical data is at the heart of any organization and protecting these assets from being compromised is essential. 2016 will bring new data threats to companies and businesses, and Futurex wants to help protect the health of your organization. Over the coming months we will present our own list of Top Ten Data Threats across the Globe and will offer solutions for organizations looking to bolster their data security infrastructure.

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Top Ten Data Threats and How to Guard Against Them: Weak Due Diligence

by Futurex on December 21st, 2015

Here at Futurex, we know a thing or two about data security. Most importantly, we understand that critical data is at the heart of any organization and protecting these assets from being compromised is essential. 2016 will bring new data threats to companies and businesses, and Futurex wants to help protect the health of your organization. Over the coming months we will present our own list of Top Ten Data Threats across the Globe and will offer solutions for organizations looking to bolster their data security infrastructure.

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Top Ten Data Threats and How to Guard Against Them: Human Error

by Futurex on December 2nd, 2015

Here at Futurex, we know a thing or two about data security. Most importantly, we understand that critical data is at the heart of any organization and protecting these assets from being compromised is essential. 2016 will bring new data threats to companies and businesses, and Futurex wants to help protect the health of your organization. Over the coming months we will present our own list of Top Ten Data Threats across the Globe and will offer solutions for organizations looking to bolster their data security infrastructure.

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Increasing the ROI of your HSM Infrastructure: One-Time Password Generation

by Futurex on October 19th, 2015

The password is a constant source of frustration for anyone who works with information. Bad passwords are easy to remember—good passwords are hard to remember and must frequently be changed to protect sensitive information. If a business has any kind of online presence, then it have an even stronger need for effective password protection. Plenty of information already exists on how to create a strong password, but security can be further improved by using the one-time use password, or throwaway password.

Hardware security modules like the Futurex Excrypt SSP9000 provide a secure and convenient way to generate one-time passwords. The random number generation used for the passwords takes place inside the secure cryptographic environment of the HSM, which means the passwords cannot be hacked or tampered with.

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