In today’s world, where much of our lives are lived while being connected online, there is limitless personally identifiable information (PII) in existence. Identifying data, such as your name, address, and date of birth, is freely available on the web. Also prevalent is the information about terms you search, where you work, where you have lived, which public figures you follow, which restaurants and shops you frequent, and any content you like or favorite. Due to this rich breadth and depth of information, it is important that we collectively make maintaining our privacy hygiene a higher priority.Read More
As part of our efforts to support National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Futurex seeks to engage local and international communities alike in important conversations. Since education, as a preventative measure, is significantly more cost-effective than coping with breaches after the fact, Futurex is committed to advocating for cyber hygiene and ensuring our products comply with and exceed rigorous regulatory standards.Read More
Last October’s transfer of fraud liability from payment card issuers to merchants provided many organizations with significant incentive to incorporate Europay, Mastercard, and Visa (EMV) technology.Read More
Audits constitute a portion of every business, every organization, and every industry. Audit trails help protect the secure, safe, flow of data. By consequence, a weak audit trail causes critical threats to organizations.Read More
Imagine making a dozen copies of the keys to your house, labeling those keys with an address, and handing them to the first 12 strangers you see. You wouldn’t, would you?
But say someone who had a copy of your house key decided they wanted to widely disseminate it. Could you stop them? Should they have had the key in the first place? Unwittingly, companies that do not regularly control and review permissions, by which we mean access to specific information and actions, run the risk of stirring access with malevolence—handing the keys to the kingdom to the wrong person.Read More