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In Support of Safer Internet Day

by Futurex on February 10th, 2015

Today is Safer Internet Day, which began through a campaign started by ConnectSafely.org in 2012 in order to raise global awareness about how to safeguard the internet for people of all ages. Since then, many other organizations, including Futurex, have shown their support for this day of recognition. Like Safer Internet Day, Futurex works tirelessly to contribute to the betterment of the internet through increasing security of sensitive information through our hardened, robust hardware security modules, enterprise key... Read More

The Need for Stronger Healthcare Data Security

by Futurex on February 10th, 2015

Think about the phrase “sensitive customer data.” What comes to mind? Social security numbers, cardholder information, mother’s maiden name, driver’s license numbers…All data that could inconvenience or even ruin a person’s life if exposed, as well as ruin a company’s bottom line if the exposure was due to their lack of data security.

Healthcare and insurance organizations in particular are facing a huge number of attacks, as hackers become more cognizant... Read More

Celebrating Data Privacy Day 2015

by Futurex on January 28th, 2015

Staying protected online is important every day of the year – but today is designated as Data Privacy Day, a day specifically set aside to reflect on how your personal information online is being secured and to raise awareness of how businesses and consumers share, secure, and manage their data.

Data Privacy Day was started in 2008 by the National Cyber Security Alliance, a non-profit working to promote cyber security best practices and to educate anyone who conducts business... Read More

Deconstructing PKCS #11

by Futurex on January 22nd, 2015

To some, PKCS #11 may be a common term used on a daily basis, but to others, it’s unfamiliar jargon. Whether you’re a tech guru or not, PKCS #11 is a beneficial technology that you can implement into your organization’s IT infrastructure.

What Is It?

PKCS #11 (Public-Key Cryptographic Standard #11) is a standard originally developed by RSA Laboratories and currently maintained by OASIS. PKCS #11 specifies a standardized API in the C programming language that offers substantial benefits... Read More

Observe Data Privacy Day and Raise Your Information Security Awareness

by Futurex on January 12th, 2015

On January 28, the National Cyber Security Alliance will lead the recognition of Data Privacy Day, originally started in 2008 to celebrate an international effort to increase awareness of the importance of “respecting privacy, safeguarding data, and enabling trust” online.

This year, taking time to think about data privacy is especially relevant, as new technologies are transforming the way people conduct their business online. The risks of data breaches became even more apparent in 2014, and both customers and businesses... Read More