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Cut the Risk and Cost Associated With PCI Compliance

ALTR's Data Security as a Service Provides Transformative Reduction of PCI Scope

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Cut the Risk and Cost Associated With PCI Compliance

ALTR's Data Security as a Service Provides Transformative Reduction of PCI Scope

Published on Apr 19, 2019
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Merchants and Issuers across the payments space are working to reduce both the amount of PCI-sensitive data they store and the number of systems that touch that data, but this can be difficult across disparate and legacy systems.

ALTR Protect is a next-generation tokenization technology that integrates more quickly and easily into existing infrastructure than any other solution and provides unmatched assurance that PANs and any other datatypes are protected.

Ease of Integration 

ALTR installs using Smart Database Drivers, which take minutes to install and don’t require changes to existing infrastructure. This makes them ideal for legacy applications where some of the most difficult-to-protect account information lies.

Industry Leading Speed

Smart Database Drivers are integrated directly into the application stack and therefore provide highly responsive data retrieval and maintain a high level of functionality for tokenized data.

Unmatched Data Protection

After tokenizing it, ALTR fragments sensitive information and saves the fragments across nodes in a cloud-based private blockchain vault called an ALTRchain. In this network of nodes, each fragment contains a reference only to the next fragment making the data self-describing, quantum-safe, and protected from insiders. It can’t be cracked using math, and no key or tokenization map exists to be stolen.

Flexibility to Protect Any Data 

Smart Drivers support all of the major database types and protocols, and all systems can be managed in one place. Tokenization is also available through an API interface that can be used to programmatically tokenize anything into the ALTRchain vault, from integers to large files of any type.

Advanced Governance Tools 

By installing into the critical path of data, ALTR can also be expanded to govern who can access what protected data and how much of it. These policy tools can even be used on data that is not tokenized to address other compliance concerns around privacy.

 

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