MI-based credit card processor North American Bancard has ankled Jim Parkinson as chief information officer. In his new position, Parkinson will be responsible for the company’s IT operations, including IT engineering, PMO and the IT products and strategy teams. Parkinson comes to NAB with extensive experience with digital projects and strategies, and in leading IT…
A new survey discovers the majority of IT departments (86%) plan to implement two-factor authentication for access to cloud applications. Currently, 38% of users utilize two-factor authentication, this is expected to rise to over half (51%) of users using it in two years. Over half (57%) already use two-factor authentication to secure external users’ access to resources, indicating the varied use of the technology.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features Merchant Link.
Performance Horizon added two executives to meet the company’s growing global IT and communications needs. Alistair Wyse was appointed Chief Information Officer and Erik Mikisch was named Vice President of Marketing.
TSYS has ankled Patricia A. Watson, a 17-year veteran of the financial services industry, as senior executive vice president and chief information officer (CIO) effective September 14.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Monica Eaton-Cardone, Chief Operating Officer of Chargebacks911.
Employees may come to work with a compromised wearable device, or pull their hacked connected vehicle into the company parking lot. This creates a new type of cyber risk for organizations – with significantly increased complexity and exposure. As the Internet of Things increases the cyber “attack surface,” companies must broaden defenses to include the plethora of embedded devices that now make up their ecosystem.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Sam Esfahani SVP, Chief Information Officer of PSCU.
Herzliya-based SuperCom has named Mr. Shai Vardi as its new VP of Secure Financial Solutions. SuperCom offers a unique all-in-one field-proven RFID & mobile technology and product suite.
Global Risk Technologies (GRT) dynamic risk mitigation announced its end-to-end risk management solutions to European merchants. Helping acquirers and issuers minimize chargebacks, the Global Risk Technologies solution provides highly-scalable and sustainable technology designed for outsourced post-chargeback processing, risk mitigation and merchant education. Sustainable chargeback remediation, Global Risk Technologies’ solution identifies the right target and helps decrease the negative impacts of chargebacks, thereby increasing processing retention and revenues, and helping combat cyber-shoplifting, resulting in sustainable, secure growth. The company aims to free redundant resources dominated by reactive risk management mechanisms and help revolutionize and standardize these processes by providing an end-to-end solution that manages each component in its entirety.
The number and sophistication of cyber threats will continue to increase exponentially. Fueled by both geopolitics and economic incentives, international (and often state-sponsored) criminal organizations will escalate their development of offensive cyber capabilities.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of card industry movers and shakers today features Glenn Schneider, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Discover Financial Services.