PII and PIFI data privacy and retention News
September 16, 2010
Financial institutions need to implement policies and procedures to protect sensitive data stored on devices like copiers, agency says.
January 15, 2010
Shared passwords and usernames used by two subsidiaries may have exposed sensitive data of 1.2 million customers
January 11, 2010
Study of data security breaches reported last year shows rise in hacker attacks and insider theft over accidental data exposure
October 30, 2009
New York technician stole the identities of more than 150 bank employees and victimized charities in a $1.1 million fraud scam
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Personally identifiable information (PII) is any data that could potentially identify a specific individual. PII can be sensitive or non-sensitive. Non-sensitive PII is information that can be transmitted in an unencrypted form. Continue Reading
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Financial institutions are looking to data loss prevention solutions to prevent costly data security breaches. In this tip, Dave Shackleford explains key issues to weigh before buying and installing a DLP product. Continue Reading
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Outsourcing is necessary in the financial industry, but establishing secure partner communications can be difficult. Learn some best practices for implementing identity management federation. Continue Reading
Protection of customer data is critical for financial services firms but encryption isn't the only option. Learn key considerations for data masking. Continue Reading
GLBA requirements to protect personal information have become more relevant than ever. In this tip, Paul Rohmeyer examines best practices for GLBA compliance. Continue Reading
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Financial firms need to include security in their disaster recovery planning. In this tip, Randall Gamby discusses how enterprises can ensure information remains secure during a business disruption. Continue Reading
In a highly regulated industry where security is critical, financial-services firms are turning to virtual desktop infrastructures. In this tip, Eric Ogren explains the security benefits of virtualized desktops and virtual workspace projects, ... Continue Reading