Electronic distribution of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Women, Infants & Children (WIC) and other benefits from local and federal government to individuals is making the access to funding easier than ever before.
The ability to electronically distribute funds and exchange personally identifiable and financial detail demands security at all levels, including the transport of this data across dial-up and IP-based networks.
Banks and other payment processors need to ensure security across all aspects of EBT processing and communication. Breaches within these assistance programs will be publicized, potentially impacting business well beyond a government contract.
NewNets’s AccessGuard 1000 provides secure transport over IP networks with features that include: