Andrew Henwood joins DataDivider as Adviser Looking Toward the Future of PCI Security in the Work-From-Home Era.
Carlsbad, CA – 1st March 2021 – DataDivider, an innovator making data security compliance simple, is pleased to announce that Andrew Henwood will be joining our elite list of advisers.
Andrew is a 23 year veteran of the cyber security industry, with 16 of those years being focused specifically on Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security and Compliance. In his time as a cyber security expert Andrew has been involved in the response to many of the world’s largest data breaches including triage, root cause analysis, and communication of findings to regulatory authorities. He is also an entrepreneur, investor, and frequent public speaker having given many talks at PCI SSC conferences.
Currently Andrew is the Director of Blck Rhino, a cyber security services and software solutions provider. He has grown multiple businesses into global companies with 8 figure revenues. One of Andrew’s ventures was awarded the Queens Award for Enterprise, the highest award for UK business, during his tenure as CEO.
Said Andrew, “I am absolutely delighted to be formalizing our partnership and advising DataDivider on their next period of growth. The advisory role aligns a common culture and a shared view on how innovative solutions can deliver real impact and value to clients.”
“With a potential work-from-home era on the near horizon, a unique set of security risks are posed that we at DataDivider are uniquely equipped to handle with solutions such as our Secure Browser.” said John Clark, DataDivider CEO. “This new high risk environment will require every bit of innovation and dynamism at our disposal, and it is for that reason, as well as many others, that we are so excited to be working with Andrew.”
DataDivider has been a certified Level 1 PCI DSS Service Provider for the past decade helping organizations reduce their PCI DSS compliance risks and costs for telephone, fax, mail order and chat payment transactions. A pioneer in the industry introducing the technique of Data Capture Cloaking to facilitate the secure entry of cardholder data without exposing this data to endpoint devices. DataDivider’s innovative solutions ensure the minimal impact to businesses as they achieve their compliance goals.
Simplicity is achieved by adapting existing applications without the necessity of any systems integration. Privacy data is simply replaced with format preserved tokens which are injected directly into existing user interfaces by DataDivider. This ensures clients can achieve compliance in weeks rather than months.
From its background in PCI DSS DataDivider has evolved to helping organizations meet their other privacy data compliance requirements such as HIPAA and GDPR. With its wealth of expertise in effectively and efficiency securing card account data it is now helping organizations benefit from the countless lessons learned with PCI DSS for all data compliance needs.