Chicago-based AmbironTrustWave has changed its brand name to Trustwave. Trustwave better represents the value provided to customers and accurately reflects the company’s evolution from a provider of compliance services to that of a total information security and compliance management solutions provider. Trustwave’s solutions — including compliance management services, managed security services and SSL certificates, create a secure environment for consumers and businesses. their partners, employees and customers. Trustwave is a global provider of information security and compliance management solutions to businesses and the public sector.
AmbironTrustWave has announced the acquisition of of One-SEC under
confidential terms. Subsequently, The operations of the separate
merge as one and organizations in EMEA will have access to
compliance management solutions, managed security services and SSL
certificates. One-SEC provides Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard
(PCI DSS) compliance solutions for businesses and organizations in EMEA
and works with payment card processing entities including card
acquiring banks, payment service providers, merchants and hosting
AmbironTrustWave is a leading certificate authority and serves over 30,000
organizations around the world required to validate compliance with
best practices to protect information endorsed by American Express,
MasterCard Worldwide, Visa International and Visa USA.
Chicago-based AmbironTrustWave has hired Larry Podmolik, formerly with Redpoint Technologies as CTO and Ronald van Geijn, formerly with Cybertrust, as SVP product management. Podmolik joins AmbironTrustWave with over 20 years of experience building mission-critical large-scale business systems across a wide range of business domains. Prior to joining AmbironTrustWave, Podmolik was president and CTO of Redpoint Technologies, a high-tech professional services firm in Chicago.As chief technology officer at AmbironTrustWave, Podmolik’s responsibilities include the development of data security and compliance management technologies. Van Geijn has 20 years of product marketing and management experience in the information security industry. Previously, he was senior director of product marketing at Symantec, where he managed the compliance and vulnerability management product portfolio, overseeing a global team of product marketing managers. AmbironTrustWave is a global provider of information security and compliance management solutions to businesses and the public sector.
S1’s Postilion has received VISA “Payment Application Best Practices” validation of its applications used by banks and credit unions. This validation by Visa USA and Visa Europe indicates that the Postilion solutions for ATM Driving and Merchant Acquiring handle cardholder data in a secure manner. Visa PABP defines application best practices that are considered to be the industry standard for the data security of payment applications. Visa designed this program to assist software vendors in developing secure payment applications that minimize security breaches and compromised card details. Using these secure Postilion solutions will help banks and credit unions comply with payment industry standards such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Visa Europe and Visa USA list applications that have received this validation on their web sites. Postilion, a division of S1 Corporation is a global provider of integrated solutions for self-service banking and payment processing.
Boston-based RatePoint and Chicago-based AmbironTrustWave have teamed to enable merchants to access the consumer feedback and security solutions offered by both companies. AmbironTrustWave customers will be able to sign-up for the “RatePoint Consumer Approval Program,” a consumer driven program that provides businesses with an affordable, interactive quality assurance certification and customer feedback platform. Excluding SSL services, RatePoint clients will be able to further enhance their customers’ confidence by accessing AmbironTrustWave’s full suite of compliance management solutions. AmbironTrustWave’s “TrustKeeper” product suite offers merchants access to the tools necessary to comply with the “PCI DSS” including the “Self Assessment Questionnaire” and vulnerability scanning.
AmbironTrustWave Pte Ltd has opened an office in Sydney, Australia for its
payments card data security and compliance management. In conjunction with
this development, the company has appointed Julie Pinto as the Business
Development Manager for Australia and New Zealand. To be responsible for
sales and business development of the region, Ms Pinto has 14 years
in the field with First Data Corporation. Newly appointed Director of
Melissa Perisce will be working above Pinto. AmbironTrustWave created
AmbironTrustWave Pte Ltd to provide PCI DSS compliance solutions to
merchants, payment processors and other payment card industry concerns for
cardholder data in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Singapore and
Taiwan. The subsidiary has served over 30,000 organizations throughout the
Seattle-based The Merchant Risk Council announced that AmbironTrustWave, Chase Paymentech, EFD, iovation and VISA USA have joined its Board. The six-year old association is dedicated to preventing fraud and promoting secure commerce. The new Board members include: Mike Duffy — President and CEO, Chase Paymentech; Jon Karl — VP/Business Development and Founder, iovation; Mike Petitti — SVP of Marketing, AmbironTrustWave; Keith Roberts — VP/Global Software Product Management, EFD/eFunds; and Gerry Sweeney — SVP/Cross Platform Products and Services, VISA USA. The Merchant Risk Council consists of more than 7,800 members, including merchants, vendors, financial institutions and law enforcement agencies. The MRC hosts two annual events: “MRC Platinum Merchants Meeting” and “MRC Annual Conference.”
Network International LLC is under review by AmbironTrustWave Ltd to
ensure compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard
(PCI DSS). AmbironTrustWave Ltd. is a Qualified Data Security Company
(QDSC) with the capability to perform PCI DSS validation work in Europe,
the Middle East and Africa. To ensure compliance with the standard, Network
International must meet 12 data security requirements that protect
from being compromised. These include a review of its information security
policies, procedures, and IT environment. These are composed of penetration
testing of their IT environment, security assessment to determine the
of security controls, remediation to ensure any areas of potential
are addressed, security policy and procedure development, internal
scanning, and a report on compliance to benchmark “Network International”
with the PCI DSS. Network International is a Middle Eastern credit card and
payment service with more than 35% of the market share through its
EFTPOS terminals. AmbironTrustWave has worked with over 30,000
organizations throughout the world including banks, merchants, service
and software developers that require compliance with industry standards.
NOVA Information Systems has launched a data security compliance program to help “Level 4” merchants comply with the Payment Card Industry Data security Standard. According to the PCI DSS, Level 4 merchants are defined by processing fewer than 20,000 e-commerce transactions and/or fewer than 1 million VISA or MasterCard transactions annually. All of NOVA’s Level 4 merchants will now have access to AmbironTrustWave’s Risk Profiler, an automated risk analysis engine. The tool has primarily been used by acquirers and ISOs to identify and aggregate risk across their entire merchant base. According to an analysis of AmbironTrustWave data compromise investigations, Level 4 merchants account for more than 80 percent of the cases in which credit card data is stolen from merchants. AmbironTrustWave is a global provider of information security and compliance management solutions to businesses and the public sector. NOVA currently processes for more than 850,000 merchants in North America, most of which meet the Level 4 criteria and is a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp.
Denver-based IP Commerce is offering payment services powered by PayPal to help small businesses streamline their accounting processes and better manage cash flows. These PayPal services include an email invoicing solution in “PASS Commerce Center” and a “Sales Ticker,” as part of the “PASS Gadget” which can be placed in the “Windows Vista” sidebar. The new services for SMBs are now available in the “PASS Commerce Center.” The solutions leverage IP Commerce’s “IP Payments Framework,” a single platform that provides the framework to enable disparate applications and services to communicate. PayPal’s technology allows small businesses to create and send their customers payment-enabled invoices over email using the “PASS Email Invoicing” service. The invoices include an encrypted payment button that is embedded into the invoice, allowing small businesses to accept payment through their PayPal accounts. The “Sales Ticker” allows PayPal small business users to add an active desktop icon that receives and alerts them to incoming PayPal payments in real-time, without the need to login to their PayPal accounts.
AmbironTrustWave has opened an office in Miami, Fla., to serve as the
regional headquarters for the firm’s Latin America and Caribbean
operations. AmbironTrustWave has provided PCI DSS compliance solutions
to several entities in Mexico, Central America and South America, but is
looking to expand its presence in the region. Ambiron has hired Jarrett
Benavidez as the Managing Director with responsibility for sales and
business development in the Latin America & Caribbean region.
Benavidez’s career includes more than ten years in sales management in
the United States and Brazil. AmbironTrustWave is a global provider of
information security and compliance management solutions to businesses
and the public sector.
Denver-based IP Commerce announced that AmbironTrustWave will deliver data security services and technologies through the “Payments as a Secure Service” Commerce Center. As part of this agreement, AmbironTrustWave has joined the growing number of commerce organizations working together to deliver commerce services as part of the PASS Consortium. PASS enables business users to perform a wide variety of commerce activities securely from their Windows Vista desktop.Created by IP Commerce, PASS Consortium is comprised of financial institutions and payment service providers working together to promote secure and efficient open financial transactions by leveraging IP Commerce’s IP Payments Framework and Windows Vista operating system. Additional members include: BankServ, Chase Paymentech, CIT Group, Inc., Internet Commerce Corporation, and PayPal. AmbironTrustWave is a global provider of information security and compliance management solutions to businesses and the public sector.