HIPAA and Data Protection in Healthcare

Healthcare organizations face many challenges: they must protect patient privacy, deliver quality care, and meet strict regulations. These organizations, which include medical device manufacturers, are trusted to safeguard incredibly sensitive information, a task which carries immense responsibility. The healthcare sector remains particularly vulnerable to cyberattacks, given its handling of a substantial volume of Personally Identifiable… Read More

Cybersecurity in the Post Covid-19 World

Cyberattacks happen around the clock every single day, and we rarely hear about the majority of them. During Covid-19, cyberattacks skyrocketed at an alarming rate, and have been on the rise ever since. Outside of 2016-2017’s high volume of breaches, 2020-2021 was one of the worst periods of cyber breaches to date, taking a huge… Read More

Unveiling Keys and Key Management

With the rise of cyberattacks, reliance on password protection and two-factor authentication alone is no longer enough when it comes to the safety of your sensitive information. Data should also be stored in an encrypted form – unusable and unreadable unless unlocked by the authorized user. That’s why encryption, keys and key management are at… Read More

Encryption: Key for Secure OEM and ISV Development

Understanding what secure development entails for OEMs and ISV requires examining the differences between them and how they play an important role in everyday security. While our initial thoughts about encryption and security may focus on the fundamentals like firewalls and passwords, a more in-depth exploration reveals that both the software and hardware we use… Read More

Cybersecurity – Back to Basics

Wake Up, Your Data Is Under Attack Data security remains a top level issue around the world. No matter the size or industry, organizations are incessantly attacked by sophisticated cybercriminals who aim to steal sensitive data, and disrupt or even dismantle their operations. To safeguard their data, organizations need to deploy numerous strategies, with particular… Read More

Choosing the Right Third-Party Encryption Product for Your Security Needs

When it comes to the security and protection of sensitive data, you might think that standard, out-of-the-box encryption is all you need. But you’d be wrong! In reality, encryption comes in many varieties based on methodology, strength, and security. That’s why choosing the solution that works best for your needs is one of the most… Read More

MySQL and Encryptionizer for Data Encryption

MySQL is a popular open-source relational database management system that allows users to store and manage data. It serves the same purpose as many other databases, including Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, and PostgreSQL. Oracle purchased MySQL in 2010, and continues to allow use of the MySQL Community Edition at no cost, supported by the open… Read More

You’ve Been Hacked: Security and the Human Element

Did you know humans can be hacked? It’s called social engineering. It can happen to you, and you may not even realize it…until it is too late. Say you receive an email or a text with an urgent message: “Your bank account has been locked. Click here to reset your password,” or “We are trying… Read More

Legacy Systems: Encryption for Aging Databases

Despite their outdated nature, legacy systems continue to play a critical role in many organizations’ day-to-day operations. These systems are often written in antiquated programming languages and may rely on unsupported third-party utilities, making them difficult and expensive to upgrade or replace. Furthermore, the obsolete security features in legacy systems make them vulnerable to attacks,… Read More

Encryption Requirement for Dealerships in 2023

As an auto dealership, you collect a range of personal information about your customers in the normal course of business. This can include confidential consumer data such as credit reports, driver’s license information, social security numbers, employment details, addresses, and credit card information. It’s crucial that auto dealership compliance is taken seriously as 15 million… Read More