Building up database defenses

Monday, 28 August 2006, 12:47 PM EST

Chief Security Officer Barak Engel doesn't store many customer credit card numbers at San Francisco-based Loyalty Lab Inc., which runs customer loyalty programs for retailers. But he protects those numbers fiercely.

A vulnerability scanning and remediation service from Qualys Inc. scans Loyalty Lab's network perimeter for weaknesses, while two-factor authentication from RSA Security Inc. verifies its users' identities.

At Computerworld.

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