Data Security and Compliance Solutions for Financial Services and Banking

Thales eSecurity helps financial services and banking customers protect sensitive customer data while meeting global and industry mandates

Financial Services

Thales eSecurity offers comprehensive data encryption and key management solutions that protect data across devices, processes, platforms and environments. The solutions in data security help financial service providers protect their customers, meet government and industry data security compliance standards, facilitate security auditing and avoid the damage to reputation caused by data breaches.

Regulatory Compliance

The data security compliance and regulation challenges alone are daunting for banking and financial services firms. Data-at-rest security requirements are found within PCI DSS requirements for credit card related information, GLBA, SOX/J-SOX, NCUA, data privacy and data residency laws, and even the USA Patriot Act.

Securing Data

To protect their reputation banking and financial services firms and their executives must safeguard critical financial data from exposure.

Protecting Against Insiders, APTs and Future Threats

As financial services’ online infrastructures evolve and increase in numbers, procedures need to be in place to not only protect the data, but to also identify and alert the organization of unauthorized access.

Encryption Solutions

Thales solutions like Vormetric Data Security Platform, Vormetric Transparent Encryption and Vormetric Application Encryption provide a single extensible framework for protecting data-at-rest under the diverse requirements of the banking and financial services industry across the broadest range of OS platforms, databases, cloud environments and big data implementations. This results in a low total cost of ownership, as well as simple, efficient deployment and operation.

Strong Key Management

Key management solutions from Thales offer hardware-based key protection solutions with Thales HSMs and enable centralized management of encryption keys via Vormetric Key Management for other environments and devices including KMIP compatible hardware, Oracle and SQL Server TDE master keys and digital certificates. Thales also offers cloud key protection and management solutions with its BYOK offerings.

Payment Data Protection

Thales solutions are designed specifically for payment applications, payShield 9000 from Thales eSecurity is a proven hardware security module (HSM) that performs such tasks as PIN protection and validation, transaction processing, mobile and payment card issuance, and key management. The solution delivers high assurance protection for automated teller machine (ATM) and point of sale (POS) credit and debit card transactions.

Vormetric Tokenization with Dynamic Masking lets administrators establish policies to return an entire field tokenized or dynamically mask parts of a field. With the solution’s format-preserving tokenization capabilities, managers can restrict access to sensitive assets, yet at the same time, format the protected data in a way that enables many users to do their jobs.

Meet Global Compliance and Regulatory Standards

With Vormetric Data Security Products, the banking industry can meet data-at-rest security compliance and regulatory standards while protecting information from data breaches across the enterprise, in the cloud and in big data environments.

Quick to Install

Thales eSecurity can work with you to install its Vormetric Data Security solutions in weeks rather than months. Thales eSecurity solutions work with most major operating systems, including Linux, UNIX and Windows servers in physical, virtual, cloud and big data Cardholder Data Environments (CDE).

Easy to Use

Vormetric Data Security makes it simple to solve security and compliance concerns by simultaneously protecting data in databases, files and Big Data nodes across public, private, hybrid clouds and traditional infrastructures. Central management of the entire data security platform makes it easy to extend data security protection and satisfy compliance requirements across the entire enterprise, growing as required, without adding new hardware or increasing operational burdens.

Solution Briefs : Data Protection Solutions For Financial Services Enterprises

Financial services organizations face unique challenges in their efforts to protect sensitive customer information in compliance with industry regulations and mandates. Adding complexity to this challenge, customer data can be found in a mix of systems and applications across the distributed enterprise – at rest, in use and in transit.


Research and Whitepapers : Complying with Payment Card Industry (PCI DSS) Requirements with DataStax and Thales eSecurity

Merchants and organizations expect the underlying database to be highly secure and in compliance, as sensitive cardholder data will eventually be kept in the data store. DataStax Enterprise in conjunction with Thales eSecurity offers a comprehensive data security solution for the data stored in Cassandra and helps organizations comply with PCI DSS requirements.


eBooks : PCI Compliance & Data Protection for Dummies

If your business relies on card payments and faces the challenge of maintaining ongoing compliance with PCI DSS, this book is for you. It explains the requirements for protecting account data, controlling access to the data and the associated monitoring and logging activities that you need to adopt. Ultimately the book acts as a valuable and practical reference guide that you can come back to time and again to assist with your ongoing compliance and help you avoid the common pitfalls that can lead to serious data breaches or failed audits.


Research and Whitepapers : Vormetric Data Security Platform Architecture White Paper

As security teams struggle to contend with more frequent, costly, and sophisticated attacks, data-at-rest encryption becomes an increasingly critical safeguard.


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