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About Voltage Security

Voltage Security®, Inc. is the world leader in data-centric security, delivering secure, scalable, and proven data-centric encryption and key management solutions, enabling our customers to effectively combat new and emerging security threats. Leveraging breakthrough encryption technologies, our powerful data protection solutions allow any company to seamlessly secure all types of sensitive corporate and customer information, wherever it resides, while efficiently meeting regulatory compliance and privacy requirements. For more information, please visit www.voltage.com.
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Voltage Security Comments on Gmail Encryption, Microsoft Email Policy

Voltage Security Comments on Gmail Encryption, Microsoft Email Policy

Brendan Rizzo, technical director with Voltage Security, today commented on the news of Google’s Gmail encryption: “Google has always provided the option for encrypting the link to their webmail service, but this announcement has now completed the evolution from being an option only enabled by the security conscious, to one that will protect the end user […]

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Voltage Security Comments on Data Breaches, EMV Payments Standard

Voltage Security Comments on Data Breaches, EMV Payments Standard

In light of additional retail breach news from Michaels Stores this weekend, Mark Bower, VP of Product Management at Voltage Security (www.voltage.com) issued the following commentary today regarding the EMV (Europay, MasterCard, Visa) payment standard: “EMV focuses on mitigating the 1990’s risk of card cloning and credit card transaction replay in brick-and-mortar transactions by adding […]

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Voltage Security Expert Comments on Neiman, Target Breaches

Voltage Security Expert Comments on Neiman, Target Breaches

In light of the ongoing news of retail breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus, cybersecurity expert Mark Bower, VP at Voltage Security, issued the following comments.  Feel free to quote Mark, or let me know if you’d like to talk or have specific questions for him. “Yet again, the attackers have gained access to  sensitive […]

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Security Expert Mark Bower on Target Breach

Security Expert Mark Bower on Target Breach

“Unfortunately the size, scale and coordination required for this attack illustrate the lengths that attackers will go to.  There are two points in the retail chain where attacks typically take place – the POS or the payment switching back end. POS systems are often the weak link–usually running a standard OS and thus subject to […]

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Prying eyes steal customer data at a major EU Telco: How to avoid insider data theft

Prying eyes steal customer data at a major EU Telco: How to avoid insider data theft

This notification is possibly the first major breach made visible under the new tough EU Telecoms rules on data privacy. The data stolen includes “names, addresses, birth date, gender, bank sort code and bank account numbers for approximately 2 million applications from individuals seeking to sign up with Vodafone Germany”. The key word here is […]

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NSA Encryption – Comments from Dave Anderson, Voltage Security

NSA Encryption – Comments from Dave Anderson, Voltage Security

Commenting on today’s reports of the NSA’s manipulation of encryption technology (http://nyti.ms/15HK9Wm), Dave Anderson, a senior director with Voltage Security (www.voltage.com), said: “To quote Snowden himself, ‘Encryption works. Properly implemented strong crypto systems are one of the few things that you can rely on.’ In the light of this, it seems likely that any possible […]

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Voltage says United Nations allegations against the NSA highlight the need for securing company communications

Voltage says United Nations allegations against the NSA highlight the need for securing company communications

Commenting on reports that the NSA hacked the internal communications of the United Nations (http://usat.ly/1djSPLp), Voltage Security says that, while they will not come as a surprise to many, the takeaway is that all organizations need to better defend their internal communications and allied data. According to Dave Anderson, a senior director with the data […]

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Voltage Security Comments on Largest US Data Breach

Voltage Security Comments on Largest US Data Breach

In light of charges filed last week in a US court against five cybercriminals in what’s being considered the largest ever US data breach, Voltage Security cautions that the risk is still high but can be avoided with a data-centric security strategy. Voltage customer Heartland Payment Systems Inc., was one of the companies involved in […]

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Survey: 62% of Employees Believe the Government Snoops on Their Cloud Data

Survey: 62% of Employees Believe the Government Snoops on Their Cloud Data

Well over half of IT professionals within large corporations were sure that the government was snooping on their data – even before the PRISM news hit the wires Cupertino, CA & London – July 26, 2013 – Voltage Security®, the world leader in data-centric security, today announced results of an industry survey  in which 62% […]

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Voltage Says PC Sales Slump Reinforces Need for Data-Centric Security

Voltage Says PC Sales Slump Reinforces Need for Data-Centric Security

Voltage Security says PC sales slump heralds the accelerating data governance challenge facing most large organizations Cupertino, Calif., July 15, 2013 — Commenting on Gartner’s latest quarterly PC sales analysis – which shows Q2 2013 shipments down 10.9 percent from Q2 2012 worldwide, marking the fifth consecutive quarter of falling sales – Voltage Security says […]

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