The “Know Your Customer” Mentality

by David Close on August 11th, 2017

We talk a lot about our Solutions Architects at Futurex because we authentically believe that they are the best in the industry. There are a variety of reasons for this – but the fact that they subscribe to a “Know Your Customer” mentality is a particularly instrumental piece of what makes them so effective.

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People, Process Technology — Part 3

by Futurex on September 10th, 2015

The demands on cryptographic infrastructures operating in enterprise environments are heavy, and the consequences of failure can cost millions of dollars, if not billions. Because the risks are so steep, some of the largest enterprises worldwide now rely on Futurex technology to protect their organizations and their critical information on a 24x7x365 basis. The security of any core cryptographic infrastructure is only as strong as its weakest link, which is why we have gone to great lengths to incorporate robust security features and redundancy into the Hardened Enterprise Security Platform.

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People, Process Technology — Part 2

by Futurex on August 12th, 2015

Futurex understands that no two organizations are alike in their IT infrastructures and business objectives. With this in mind, we have distinguished ourselves in the industry with our ability to develop and implement custom projects and joint development initiatives in a cost-effective, reliable, standards-compliant, and timely manner.

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People, Process Technology — Part 1

by Futurex on July 15th, 2015

Futurex’s Solutions Architects have years of experience and a wealth of knowledge regarding the intricacies of data security best practices and regulatory measures. Solutions Architects have earned their experience through successfully implementing data security solutions—including custom, enterprise-class solutions—as well as acquiring industry certifications. Solutions Architects working with clients in the financial industry must achieve the Certified TR-39 Auditor (CTGA) designation. Further, our Solutions Architects and engineering team have all earned bachelor’s degrees or higher in computer science, engineering, network security, information technology, and other related fields.

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Audit Preparation: Four Top Mistakes to Avoid

by Futurex on June 30th, 2015

As a Futurex Solutions Architect, I’ve traveled around the globe performing on-site assessments for organizations preparing for compliance audits. While the environments and processes may be completely different depending on industry, purpose, and implementation, there are several key issues that often crop up at each assessment that could likely result in audit findings. My role is to identify those issues and teach these organizations how to fix them as well as avoid repeating the mistakes in the future. For any business attempting to maintain a compliant and secure environment, here are, in my opinion, the top four pitfalls that can keep you from passing an audit:

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