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Changelog

Changelog: July 2022

Learn more about July’s releases, improvements, and fixes.

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Product

Basis Theory Tokens: A new way to protect and use sensitive data

Basis Theory's tokenization platform allows developers to define their token's properties, providing the flexibility to do more with their sensitive data without compromising speed or security.

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Data Tokenization FAQs

Data Tokenization: 10 of our most Frequently Asked Questions

There are many flavors of tokens and tokenization. This FAQ focuses on data tokenization—or the act of converting sensitive text data into non-sensitive text.

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Data Compliance

Getting to compliance: Breaking down the 2022 Nacha Data Protection Requirements

Basis Theory and Nacha teamed up to break down the new ACH data protection requirements and how Tokenization can help.

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Changelog

Changelog: June 2022

Learn more about June's releases, improvements, and fixes.

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Product

Elements: A seamless way to capture, secure, and tokenize data

Seamlessly design user flows while collecting and tokenizing sensitive data from your application using Elements.

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Data Tokenization

Key insights: 3 Drivers and Benefits of Data Tokenization Platforms

Data tokenization adoption continues to grow, but what factors fuel its adoption?

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PCI

The big ideas in data compliance: An overview of the 12 PCI DSS requirements

The PCI DSS framework for securing card data has exploded in recent years. Learn why it's become the gold standard in data security and compliance with this quick overview.

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Product

Data tokenization and encryption using Go

The Basis Theory Go SDK simplifies data tokenization and encryption with one of the world’s fastest-growing program languages.

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PII

How to implement KYC using data tokenization

In this hands-on walkthrough, learn how data tokenization of PII helps eliminate risks, costs, and constraints stemming from Know Your Customer (KYC) programs.

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Growth

Why I Joined Basis Theory

It’s time data compliance and security stop competing and start helping companies innovate.

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Testing Series

Shipping code quickly with confidence: Security Testing

In the final post of our six-part series on software testing, we explore the strategies, considerations, and tools we use to test the security of our data tokenization platform.

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Changelog

Changelog: May

Learn more May's releases, improvements, and fixes.

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Testing Series

Shipping code quickly with confidence: Load Testing

In the fifth post of our six-part series on software testing, we explore the strategies, considerations, and tools we use to Load Test data tokenization platform.

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Labs

Introducing Basis Theory Labs

Basis Theory Labs provides our developer community and us a space to demonstrate creative use of the platform and test new tools with developers.

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Testing series

Shipping code quickly with confidence: Synthetic Testing

In the fourth post of our six-part series on software testing, we outline Basis Theory’s approach to synthetic tests and provide working code samples to try it yourself.

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Testing series

Shipping code quickly with confidence: UI Acceptance and End-to-End Testing

In the third post of our six-part series on software testing, we outline our data tokenization platform's approach to user interface and end-to-end testing.

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Testing series

Shipping code quickly with confidence: API Acceptance and Integration Testing

In the second post of our six-part series on software testing, we outline our approach, tools, and code we use to test the Basis Theory API.

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Testing series

Shipping code quickly with confidence: Testing layers and principles

In the first of our six-part series, we share the different testing layers and principles used by Basis Theory to quickly and confidently ship its products and services.

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Engineering

Introducing the Basis Theory Terraform Provider

You are now able to manage your Basis Theory resources using Terraform!

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Labs

Introducing sendsecure.ly—a free and safe way to share your secrets

Sendsecure.ly was featured recently on Product Hunt. The new labs' project—built on top of Basis Theory—allows anyone to share sensitive data without leaving a digital paper trail.

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Ruby

Simpler way to secure data with Ruby and Basis Theory

This guest post walks through a community-built Ruby Gem that helps developers quickly secure and use their data with Basis Theory and the new Rails 7.0 upgrade

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Announcement

Data Security is a Developer Service Problem

We’ve raised $17M from Bessemer, Kindred, Conversion Capital, BoxGroup, Offline Ventures, and others to make securing, using, and managing sensitive data a snap for developers.

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Product

What are Reactors and Reactor Formulas?

Developers use Basis Theory Reactors to execute serverless code, called Reactor Formulas, against data within their dedicated and compliant Tenant. This blog highlights why you might need Reactors, what Reactors are, and how you might use them.

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Product

What is Basis Theory’s Proxy?

The Basis Theory Proxy provides developers and organizations a powerful tool for sending sensitive data via HTTP without your application needing to decrypt the data.

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Product

Using Developer Tenants with Basis Theory

This blog explores Basis Theory’s Tenants—the foundation for managing, organizing, and permissioning your sensitive data—and the different ways a Tenant is being used today.

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Open source

Secure Sensitive Data in Five Lines of Code

This blog will demonstrate how you can secure an application utilizing an Object Relational Mapper (ORM), such as Entity Framework, in as little as five lines of code.

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Open Source

Centralizing Operational Secrets with Ansible

Organizations need to manage secrets for operations and systems at scale, but solution effectiveness varies. In this blog, we explore options, their known gaps, and a solution Basis Theory developed for the Ansible community.

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Use case

Tokenization for robotic process automation

Tokenization helps organizations safely extend RPA's capabilities to workflows requiring sensitive data.

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Tokenization

What is Tokenization?

A deep dive on tokenization, its benefits and drawbacks, and how it compares to encryption.

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engineering

Transforming a search query into an EF expression with Lucene

If you’re building an API whose search endpoint accepts Lucene query expressions with data handled by Entity Framework, this blog post can help you get started.

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Banks

How to Tokenize Bank Accounts Numbers

This blog series aims to make it easier for product managers, developers, and business owners to understand the Automated Clearing House’s (ACH) security requirements for data at rest. Starting June 30, 2022, qualifying organizations will be required to “protect deposit account information by rendering it unreadable when stored electronically.”

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Banks

The three questions to ask when securing ACH bank account numbers

This blog series aims to make it easier for product managers, developers, and business owners to understand the Automated Clearing House’s (ACH) security requirements for data at rest. Starting June 30, 2022, qualifying organizations will be required to “protect deposit account information by rendering it unreadable when stored electronically.”

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React

Encrypting data in React applications with Basis Theory

Challenges with encrypting, securing, and maintaining sensitive data—like card numbers, social security numbers, API keys, and bank account numbers—tend to compound with growth. These headaches consume time, money, and cognitive load [usually at the least ideal times possible]. Basis Theory’s developer-friendly tools, hosting services, and integrations satisfy compliance and security requirements while protecting your roadmap from these disruptions once-and-for-all.

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Banks

Breaking down Nacha’s ACH supplemental security requirements for data at rest

This blog series aims to make it easier for product managers, developers, and business owners to understand the new Automated Clearing House (ACH) security requirements for data at rest. Starting June 30, 2022, qualifying organizations will be required to “protect deposit account information by rendering it unreadable when stored electronically.”

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Events

Basis Theory presents at V-Sum Nine

Huge shout out to the V-Sum team for their fantastic event, and thank you for enabling us to participate and present beside two other amazing companies.

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partners

Why Kindred Ventures backed Basis Theory

Kanyi Maqubela on why he became our partner.

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Partnerships

Basis Theory partners with Nacha to make bank data safe and usable

We are proud to be a Preferred Partner for Data Tokenization and Encryption.

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Product

Beta: Day One

Today is Day One of our beta launch. Though, in many ways, we’ve already had several day ones and expect to have more in the future - but this is a big one. As of this morning, we are officially live limited feature availability and without a waitlist!

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Corporate

Introduction to Basis Theory

On behalf of my other two co-founders, Brian Billingsley and Ben Milne, I'm excited to talk publicly for the first time about Basis Theory. We'll be pushing more content soon.

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