24
Wed, Jul
0 New Articles

nuBridges Launches First Integrated Tokenization Solution

Compliance / Privacy
Typography
  • Smaller Small Medium Big Bigger
  • Default Helvetica Segoe Georgia Times

nuBridges has announced the availability of its nuBridges Protect Token Manager, the industry's first data security software solution to combine universal Format Preserving Tokenization, strong encryption and unified key management in one platform-agnostic package. The new product is for enterprises that need to protect volumes of personally identifiable information (PII) as well as payment card numbers from theft, while reducing complexity and simplifying compliance management for data security standards and privacy laws.

Unlike traditional encryption methods where the encrypted data or "ciphertext" is stored in databases and applications throughout the enterprise, tokenization substitutes a token--or surrogate value--in place of the original data. Tokens can then be passed around the network between applications, databases, and business processes safely, while leaving the encrypted data it represents securely stored in a central data vault.

"Attacks targeting sensitive business and personal data continue to get more sophisticated and stealthy," said John Pescatore, vice president and analyst at Gartner. "The most effective and efficient approach to protecting critical data is to make sure it is stored in the clear in as few places as possible. Technologies that reduce the complexity of doing so are badly needed."

nuBridges Protect Token Manager introduces a new variation of tokenization--"Format Preserving Tokenization"--that reduces security costs and lowers the risk of a data breach. With this format-preserving model, tokens that maintain the length and format of the original data can be generated for all types of sensitive customer, employee and company confidential information. This minimizes impact on existing systems because the token matches the format of the original value. nuBridges Protect Token Manager further benefits enterprises by:

  • Reducing sensitive data storage footprint. By centralizing encrypted data storage in a single location within the enterprise, multiple points of risk are eliminated and security management is simplified.
  • Enforcing strict 1-to-1 relationships between tokens and data values. This ensures referential integrity whenever an encrypted field is present across multiple applications and data sets, enabling data and trend analysis to continue uninterrupted.
  • Maintaining internal data security control. Unlike outsourced tokenization models, the nuBridges on-premise software solution allows companies to maintain control of sensitive data and encryption key lifecycle management, including safeguarding the encryption keys that provide authorized access to protected data.
  • Narrowing scope for PCI DSS audits. By limiting occurrences of encrypted data to a central vault, organizations can also reduce the number of systems, applications and processes that must comply with the Payment Card Industry's Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and other mandates. This, in turn, reduces the time and cost required to pass annual compliance audits.
  • Addressing data protection needs. This is accomplished across multiple platforms, including mainframe, distributed systems and IBM i; and multiple databases, including Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, DB2 and more.

"An effective element of the data protection strategy for many of our clients is reducing the number of systems that store credit card data by replacing the data with tokens," said Martin Beukhof, president of QBS, an IT consultancy with compliance and risk management practice areas. "Not only does this approach make the environment safer, it also reduces the scope and cost of compliance mandates. We recommend nuBridges to our clients for the simple reason that nuBridges is the clear leader in this space."

nuBridges is currently implementing nuBridges Protect Token Manager for a QBS client that is a $500 million nationwide direct retailer. "nuBridges will simplify PCI DSS compliance as well as governance and risk management for our client," added Beukhof. "That's a powerful combination."

"Data security best practices continue to evolve and many organizations now realize that being ‘compliant' doesn't necessarily equate to being secure," said Gary Palgon, nuBridges vice president of Product Management. "The market has been asking for a centralized token server, and with nuBridges Protect Token Manager, we now deliver an all-in-one solution that includes strong encryption and unified key management for optimal data security."

nuBridges Protect Token Manager is now available. For more information, go to http://www.nubridges.com/solutions/tokenization/ or call (770) 730-3600.

About nuBridges Protect

nuBridges Protect is an integrated encryption, key management, tokenization and logging solution that protects sensitive data at rest in database fields, files, applications and associated backup storage to help companies comply with mandates like PCI DSS, HIPAA and government privacy acts. Proven in production use for business-critical operations, nuBridges Protect is today protecting millions of credit card numbers for some of the most prominent retail brands in the industry.

About nuBridges

nuBridges is a leading provider of software and services to protect sensitive data at rest and in transit, and to transfer data internally or externally with end-to-end security, control and visibility. nuBridges data protection, managed file transfer and B2B integration solutions are used to comply with security mandates and to digitally integrate business processes among enterprises, systems, applications and people. Over 3,000 customers depend on nuBridges secure eBusiness solutions to encrypt millions of credit cards, exchange billions of dollars in B2B transactions and enable countless business-critical file transfers, including Walmart, Amazon.com, Timberland, American Eagle Outfitters, Belk, Bon Ton, John Deere, Wachovia, Sun Trust, AIG, CheckFree, Bank of America and Verizon. nuBridges is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. More information is located at http://www.nubridges.com/.

0 0

nuBridges provides technology solutions for extended enterprises that share sensitive data across applications, departments and organizations, and face complex security and compliance mandates. Its data encryption, data tokenization, key management, file transfer and EDI solutions help customers get information from point A to point B; do it safely; and prove compliance. Proven in production, nuBridges software and services readily scale across heterogeneous enterprise environments, including legacy systems, and offer unified visibility for improved analysis, decision support and administrative efficiency. nuBridges solutions and support have established a new standard of quality for the industry, and are trusted by the world’s most demanding organizations to exchange and protect billions of payment card transactions, personal data records and business-critical file transfers. More information is available at www.nubridges.com.

 

BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS

LATEST COMMENTS

Support MC Press Online

$

Book Reviews

Resource Center

  • SB Profound WC 5536 Have you been wondering about Node.js? Our free Node.js Webinar Series takes you from total beginner to creating a fully-functional IBM i Node.js business application. You can find Part 1 here. In Part 2 of our free Node.js Webinar Series, Brian May teaches you the different tooling options available for writing code, debugging, and using Git for version control. Brian will briefly discuss the different tools available, and demonstrate his preferred setup for Node development on IBM i or any platform. Attend this webinar to learn:

  • SB Profound WP 5539More than ever, there is a demand for IT to deliver innovation. Your IBM i has been an essential part of your business operations for years. However, your organization may struggle to maintain the current system and implement new projects. The thousands of customers we've worked with and surveyed state that expectations regarding the digital footprint and vision of the company are not aligned with the current IT environment.

  • SB HelpSystems ROBOT Generic IBM announced the E1080 servers using the latest Power10 processor in September 2021. The most powerful processor from IBM to date, Power10 is designed to handle the demands of doing business in today’s high-tech atmosphere, including running cloud applications, supporting big data, and managing AI workloads. But what does Power10 mean for your data center? In this recorded webinar, IBMers Dan Sundt and Dylan Boday join IBM Power Champion Tom Huntington for a discussion on why Power10 technology is the right strategic investment if you run IBM i, AIX, or Linux. In this action-packed hour, Tom will share trends from the IBM i and AIX user communities while Dan and Dylan dive into the tech specs for key hardware, including:

  • Magic MarkTRY the one package that solves all your document design and printing challenges on all your platforms. Produce bar code labels, electronic forms, ad hoc reports, and RFID tags – without programming! MarkMagic is the only document design and print solution that combines report writing, WYSIWYG label and forms design, and conditional printing in one integrated product. Make sure your data survives when catastrophe hits. Request your trial now!  Request Now.

  • SB HelpSystems ROBOT GenericForms of ransomware has been around for over 30 years, and with more and more organizations suffering attacks each year, it continues to endure. What has made ransomware such a durable threat and what is the best way to combat it? In order to prevent ransomware, organizations must first understand how it works.

  • SB HelpSystems ROBOT GenericIT security is a top priority for businesses around the world, but most IBM i pros don’t know where to begin—and most cybersecurity experts don’t know IBM i. In this session, Robin Tatam explores the business impact of lax IBM i security, the top vulnerabilities putting IBM i at risk, and the steps you can take to protect your organization. If you’re looking to avoid unexpected downtime or corrupted data, you don’t want to miss this session.

  • SB HelpSystems ROBOT GenericCan you trust all of your users all of the time? A typical end user receives 16 malicious emails each month, but only 17 percent of these phishing campaigns are reported to IT. Once an attack is underway, most organizations won’t discover the breach until six months later. A staggering amount of damage can occur in that time. Despite these risks, 93 percent of organizations are leaving their IBM i systems vulnerable to cybercrime. In this on-demand webinar, IBM i security experts Robin Tatam and Sandi Moore will reveal:

  • FORTRA Disaster protection is vital to every business. Yet, it often consists of patched together procedures that are prone to error. From automatic backups to data encryption to media management, Robot automates the routine (yet often complex) tasks of iSeries backup and recovery, saving you time and money and making the process safer and more reliable. Automate your backups with the Robot Backup and Recovery Solution. Key features include:

  • FORTRAManaging messages on your IBM i can be more than a full-time job if you have to do it manually. Messages need a response and resources must be monitored—often over multiple systems and across platforms. How can you be sure you won’t miss important system events? Automate your message center with the Robot Message Management Solution. Key features include:

  • FORTRAThe thought of printing, distributing, and storing iSeries reports manually may reduce you to tears. Paper and labor costs associated with report generation can spiral out of control. Mountains of paper threaten to swamp your files. Robot automates report bursting, distribution, bundling, and archiving, and offers secure, selective online report viewing. Manage your reports with the Robot Report Management Solution. Key features include:

  • FORTRAFor over 30 years, Robot has been a leader in systems management for IBM i. With batch job creation and scheduling at its core, the Robot Job Scheduling Solution reduces the opportunity for human error and helps you maintain service levels, automating even the biggest, most complex runbooks. Manage your job schedule with the Robot Job Scheduling Solution. Key features include:

  • LANSA Business users want new applications now. Market and regulatory pressures require faster application updates and delivery into production. Your IBM i developers may be approaching retirement, and you see no sure way to fill their positions with experienced developers. In addition, you may be caught between maintaining your existing applications and the uncertainty of moving to something new.

  • LANSAWhen it comes to creating your business applications, there are hundreds of coding platforms and programming languages to choose from. These options range from very complex traditional programming languages to Low-Code platforms where sometimes no traditional coding experience is needed. Download our whitepaper, The Power of Writing Code in a Low-Code Solution, and:

  • LANSASupply Chain is becoming increasingly complex and unpredictable. From raw materials for manufacturing to food supply chains, the journey from source to production to delivery to consumers is marred with inefficiencies, manual processes, shortages, recalls, counterfeits, and scandals. In this webinar, we discuss how:

  • The MC Resource Centers bring you the widest selection of white papers, trial software, and on-demand webcasts for you to choose from. >> Review the list of White Papers, Trial Software or On-Demand Webcast at the MC Press Resource Center. >> Add the items to yru Cart and complet he checkout process and submit

  • Profound Logic Have you been wondering about Node.js? Our free Node.js Webinar Series takes you from total beginner to creating a fully-functional IBM i Node.js business application.

  • SB Profound WC 5536Join us for this hour-long webcast that will explore:

  • Fortra IT managers hoping to find new IBM i talent are discovering that the pool of experienced RPG programmers and operators or administrators with intimate knowledge of the operating system and the applications that run on it is small. This begs the question: How will you manage the platform that supports such a big part of your business? This guide offers strategies and software suggestions to help you plan IT staffing and resources and smooth the transition after your AS/400 talent retires. Read on to learn: