HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS ISSUE
- EU-US Data Privacy
- Privacy by Engineering
- A Guilty Verdict
- Storing Transient Data
The Latest on the EU-US Data Privacy Executive Order
“Earlier this month the White House announced a new executive order governing data flows between the EU and the US. This announcement signals the importance and necessity of data privacy for trust, innovation, and digital collaboration between the EU and the US. Check out this IAPP article for more information.
The Future of Privacy is Engineering
As privacy issues increasingly grab headlines across the world and governments worldwide continue passing data protection laws, it’s critical for businesses to evaluate how they handle the privacy of sensitive customer data. This IEEE article explores why the best approach to ensuring data privacy is privacy engineering. Learn why this change in approach is important and how you can apply this concept to your architecture.
Cyberattack on the 2nd Largest US School System
As if school isn't hard enough already in a post-COVID world, malicious hackers have made it even worse for Lost Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) students and parents by releasing their sensitive personal data. This data includes passport details, social security numbers, contracts and other legal documents, financial reports, and even student psychological assessments. Read more about the breach and how the district is responding here.
With the potential to generate $5 trillion in value by 2030 (McKinsey), the metaverse has businesses in all industries flocking to it to get a piece of the pie. But, building products and experiences tailored to the metaverse comes with inherent privacy risks. Check out this article to learn more about the privacy considerations companies need to evaluate before building their own metaverse headset experience.
"Former Uber chief security officer Joe Sullivan has been found guilty of charges that he covered up a 2016 cyber attack where a hacker downloaded the personal information of more than 57 million people." Sullivan was convicted on two counts, obstructing justice and misprision (concealing a felony from the authorities). Learn more about the trial and how it is impacting the security industry here.
How to Store CVV Codes and Other Transient Data
If you process card-based payments, you know that not every transaction is approved on the first try, and that it helps to cache CVV numbers so you can retry transactions when needed. But PCI DSS forbids storing CVVs. So what can you do? Skyflow's transient field tokens provide a simple solution. Learn more here.
Multiple Payment Gateways: The Why and How
Innovative and savvy companies use multiple payment gateways from multiple payment service providers (PSPs) to improve their user experience, reduce costs, and expand into new markets. Check out this article to learn why your company shouldn't rely on a single payment vendor. And more importantly, learn how to easily support different payment vendors so you can enjoy total flexibility without burdensome complexity.
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