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Home improvement chain, Home Depot, gets hit with a potential $50 million data breach

September 10, 2014

Home Depot was recently hit by a major data breach and is currently trying to determine whether debit and credit card numbers were compromised. Home Depot is just one of many retailers hit by hackers this past year whose customer’s personal and confidential information has been compromised. While no exact…
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Don’t Be Fooled by the Use of Standard Data Security

May 31, 2014

Your company’s data security is not something that you should take lightly. A data breach could be detrimental to most businesses depending on the information that was accessed. For example, if someone steals your customer list, your company has not only opened itself up to lawsuits from customers, but also…
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Compliance vs. Security

May 31, 2014

Many people, both within and outside the IT industry, have an incorrect perception of compliance. More often than not, people assume that being compliant automatically means they are secure. Unfortunately, some have come to realize, quite often through painful experiences, that compliant is not a synonym for security. While being…
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5 Reasons Free File Sharing Can Be Insecure

March 26, 2014

Many of us file share—whether that be in a professional environment—with the sharing of business documents and memos—or in the more personal sense—such as with music, photos, and other media. However, the ease-of-use and prevalence of much free file sharing software can leave us blind to its risks. Below we…
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Why “Free” is Not Always the Best Option When Sharing Sensitive Data

March 20, 2014

It’s a lot easier for the security of sensitive data and messages to be breached than you might think, especially when those sharing the files are employing free file sharing software. Really, if the security of data being shared is of importance to you or your business, it’s imperative that…
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Welcome to the CertainSafe™ Team, Representative Hoekstra!

March 07, 2014

We at CertainSafe™ are happy to announce that Congressman and former Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Pete Hoekstra, has joined our Advisory Board of Directors.   Representative Hoekstra brings a combination of business, leadership, and, most importantly, intelligence, experience, and expertise to the CertainSafe™ table. We look forward to…
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Eliminating Mass Data Breaches Through the Use of MicroTokenization/ MicroEncryption

February 28, 2014

You probably remember the Target mass data breach in the end of 2013. It was scary, and frustrating, and really something that should not have happened. To refresh your memory, between November 27th and December 15th, as many as 40 million people who swiped their cards at Target had their…
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Congressman Pete Hoekstra Joins CertainSafe Advisory Board of Directors

January 31, 2014

Insanely Secure File Sharing” company welcomes the distinguished former Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. FEBRUARY 4, 2014 – CertainSafe, the insanely secure file sharing platform, today announced that Congressman and former Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Pete Hoekstra has joined their advisory board of directors….
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What happens when you get Hacked?

January 28, 2014

TransCertain’s™ Security-as-a-Service solutions use advanced, Patent Pending tokenization and AES256 encryption to protect and safeguard personal, corporate, private and other sensitive information and…  

 

Securely Store ANY data type: PCI and PHI

January 28, 2014

PCI, PFI, PHI and PII compliant and certified – Facilitates HIPAA, HiTECH, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, state law, FISMA and SOX compliance on an expedited and cost efficient basis…