A major concern of modern businesses is the security of their customer and business information. A high percentage of documentation is now sent electronically via electronic data interchange (EDI) through value-added networks (VANs). These VANs support millions of pieces of information involved in business transactions, the security of which is essential to keep operations running smoothly.
In 2014, we saw large retailers and private companies around the nation fall victim to cyber attacks. In response, the beginning of 2015 has seen several politicians, including President Obama, propose data security legislation meant to protect private citizens and businesses alike. This week’s articles outline some of those proposals and potential weak points in the suggested measures against digital hacking.