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Cloud Service Encryption: Eradicating the Risks of Shadow IT

by Futurex on April 3rd, 2017

As organizations’ employees identify tools outside of the organization’s official software and web tools, the risk of “shadow IT” (or IT that an organization’s IT department is not directly aware of) increases. Through VirtuCrypt’s Cloud Service Encryption (CSE) service, backed by Futurex hardware, organizations can introduce a system with the convenience of IT, but with enterprise-level security.

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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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