All articles tagged Security (39)

Wire Offers Financial Institutions a Secure, Private Enterprise Solution for Internal Communication and Collaboration

Wire Offers Financial Institutions a Secure, Private Enterprise Solution for Internal Communication and Collaboration

In a Nutshell: Communication methods are constantly evolving. Work emails are increasingly being replaced by chat programs and messaging services, but these programs are often not vetted by companies and can expose organizations to vulnerabilities. Wire is an internal communications solution that provides end-to-end encryption and maximum privacy, which is especially crucial in the financial services industry. The platform also includes options that allow for secure collaboration with... read more »

HYPR Authentication Platform Eliminates Passwords to Provide the Ultimate Security for Mobile-First Financial Enterprises

HYPR Authentication Platform Eliminates Passwords to Provide the Ultimate Security for Mobile-First Financial Enterprises

In a Nutshell: Large-scale security breaches are on the rise, leaving businesses vulnerable and in need of a security solution that will keep user information safe. Enter HYPR, a decentralized authentication platform that addresses the root problem of hacks — password storage. HYPR helps financial corporations such as Mastercard, secure user credentials by storing them safely on mobile devices. Providing one of the first true password-less security solutions, HYPR easily integrates... read more »

Microsoft Open-Sources Its SEAL Encryption Technology Allowing Computations on Encrypted Data

Microsoft Open-Sources Its SEAL Encryption Technology Allowing Computations on Encrypted Data

In a Nutshell: Sensitive information is shared constantly in today’s connected world. That's why Microsoft’s homomorphic technology boosts security by enabling computations to take place on encrypted data, so it never needs to be decrypted, which opens it up to vulnerabilities. Now, Microsoft has released its easy-to-use Simple Encrypted Arithmetic Library (SEAL) for free use, and financial institutions are among the types of companies that can benefit most from this type of... read more »

Kingston Encrypted USB Drives: Hardware Data Protection for Today’s Mobile Workforce

Kingston Encrypted USB Drives: Hardware Data Protection for Today’s Mobile Workforce

In a Nutshell: Modern technology allows more workers to do their jobs on the go, but the devices they use to store and transfer data can expose businesses to significant breaches. Kingston Technology is well aware of the dangers posed by even the smallest hardware, and its line of encrypted USB devices protects both companies and their mobile workforces. As retailers continually heighten focus on cybersecurity, they need to stay informed on how to protect all points of data access.... read more »

Stay Ahead of Fraud — RSA® Analyzes Purchase Patterns to Help Retailers Detect & Respond to Potential Threats

Stay Ahead of Fraud — RSA® Analyzes Purchase Patterns to Help Retailers Detect & Respond to Potential Threats

In a Nutshell: Keeping pace with fraud is a tough challenge for retailers because cyber criminals are constantly looking for vulnerable access points to exploit. RSA works to lock cyber criminals out completely by offering businesses protection at every turn. RSA’s proprietary fraud prevention technologies use web session intelligence and behavioral analysis as a factor in determining whether a transaction may be fraudulent. By enlisting RSA, companies can also keep data and other... read more »

How to Get a Virtual Credit Card Number

How to Get a Virtual Credit Card Number

While the implementation of chipped EMV credit cards has eliminated a large portion of card-present (CP) fraud, the amount of card-not-present (CNP) — read: online — credit card fraud has steadily risen over the last few years. In an effort to combat CNP fraud, several card issuers and third-party companies have developed what are called virtual credit cards. Designed for use when shopping online, virtual credit cards are randomly generated, single-use credit card numbers... read more »

1Password Autofills Financial Account Information and Passwords to Help Keep Your Data Diverse and Secure

1Password Autofills Financial Account Information and Passwords to Help Keep Your Data Diverse and Secure

In a Nutshell: The average person has 27 different online logins to remember — including passwords to sensitive financial accounts. Companies recommend users have unique and complex passwords for each login, but most people can't remember that much information. 1Password solves that issue with its secure data vault that requires users only remember one master password. The app creates unique passwords to websites you frequent and auto-fills the data from the app. 1Password also... read more »

How StackPath’s Intelligent Machine Learning Protects Financial Institutions Against Cyberattacks

How StackPath’s Intelligent Machine Learning Protects Financial Institutions Against Cyberattacks

In a Nutshell:  Cybercrime and the theft of sensitive user data is on the rise, with attacks becoming larger and more frequent in recent years. The perpetrators of these attacks are increasingly well-funded, organized groups that earn millions of dollars from their criminal enterprise. With the stakes so high, it requires increasingly more sophisticated cybersecurity measures to prevent these thefts. StackPath is a platform of inherently secure edge services—including CDN, web... read more »

Trust Guard Security Scans Enable Businesses, Payment Processors, and Web Hosts to Reach 100% Compliance

Trust Guard Security Scans Enable Businesses, Payment Processors, and Web Hosts to Reach 100% Compliance

In a Nutshell: Maintaining security compliance is the most important step toward building a successful online business. Without the proper certifications, customers won’t trust you and payment processors won’t work with you. Malicious hackers discover new vulnerabilities every day, which makes regular PCI scans from Trust Guard even more important. Trust Guard’s scans are among the most thorough in the industry and are available daily, weekly, monthly, or quarterly. More than... read more »

Mitratech’s Versatile Compliance Solutions Enhance Governance and Efficiency of Financial Services

Mitratech’s Versatile Compliance Solutions Enhance Governance and Efficiency of Financial Services

In a Nutshell: Noncompliance with government and internal regulation is a costly and risky proposition for any business, but manual compliance management is costly in terms of time and employee effort. That’s why Mitratech offers versatile, targeted compliance solutions that feature automation, ease of use, and integration into existing systems. Mitratech’s PolicyHub platform transmits only the policy and procedure updates and documents relevant to individual employees, and it... read more »