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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Why Mobile Security Is a Necessity for All Businesses & How Futurex Can Help

by Futurex on September 16th, 2015

As technology continues to advance, mobile devices are increasingly able to accomplish the same tasks as traditional laptop and desktop computers. Customers of all vendor types expect to have the ability to do everything from their mobile devices, including payments. However, now that many consumers buy products and pay for services from their phones as well as download mobile applications, businesses have become more vulnerable to security breaches through these means. Furthermore, employees now use cellular devices distributed by their organizations to complete work tasks, which only increases the risk of a data breach for any company. Because of this mobile progression, it is important for businesses to take securing this platform very seriously.

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Futurex Completes a Successful Multi-City Indian Tour with Regional Partner Applied Payments

by Roland Allen on September 4th, 2015

I’ve just returned from a series of successful project development meetings in Mumbai and Kochi with our regional partner, Applied Payments. Over the course of the week, we hosted product introduction meetings with industry leaders spearheading exciting developments in India’s payment infrastructure.

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