In payments security, the key is the key.
Encryption and the digital keys that allow firms to scramble and descramble data are permanent parts of the payments landscape.
There’s a personal element to the technical wizardry, though. Data needs management, and protecting that data requires vigilance.
And yet, many firms do not have the staff in place to manage cryptographic keys. Think of it as management by “other duties as assigned,” which is hardly an effective endeavor, as the most important security asset in a firm used to protect information (arguably the most important asset overall) is handled by people who, in some cases… READ MORE