FICO has acquired QuadMetrics to complement its FICO Falcon Cybersecurity Analytics threat detection solution. FICO also says it is developing a FICO Enterprise Security Score, which will rank an organization’s level of cybersecurity risk. QuadMetrics is a cyber risk security scoring company from Ann Arbor, Michigan. QuadMetrics leverages predictive analytics to monitor signals from open…
Gemalto’s Payment business grew by +23% in 2015. The Americas posted the largest growth, with revenue almost doubling compared to previous year on strong sales of EMV payment cards and rapid expansion of issuance services in the U.S. Payment Embedded software & Products sales grew by +19% and Payment Platforms & Services revenue expanded by…
In 2016, every business is a digital business. Traditional businesses will be vulnerable to disruption, and emerging industries will face new threats. With cyberattacks costing businesses about half a trillion dollars – conservatively – in 2015 alone. What does 2016 hold?
Cybersecurity will be a focus of the upcoming presidential election as organized crime rings continue to expand and terrorism shifts online. Retailers will continue to fall victim to attacks and suffer millions in losses and debts, leading to more lawsuits.
The 20th annual SESAMES Awards, which rewards the best innovations in the fields of secure payment solutions, identification and mobility. During this year’s CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS event, 11 winners have been awarded.
CardFlash News Briefs: FDC (NCR); Nuspay (Nepal); ALLIED WALLET (j2Store); and AMEX (UAE).
A new survey finds free shipping trumps all other holiday shopping incentives in 2015. The survey also reveals cybersecurity concerns are generally not slowing shoppers down.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: BANKRATE (gift cards); GEMALTO (report); CSI (award); and UPROMISE (survey).
Gemalto posted revenue at €769 million, up +23% at historical exchange rates and +13% at constant exchange rates. Platforms & Services revenue soared +74% at constant exchange rates and +13% pro forma.
The National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) says the transition to EMV cards is an important step in the process of data security, but it is not a silver bullet. Last week the FBI also reinforced EMV will help reduce counterfeit cards but until PINs are used at the POS fraud will continue.
ThreatMetrix Connect, a new alliance program enabling technology providers to easily integrate services with the ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network has been introduced into the market.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: INTECH (Forte); PIVOTAL (white paper); PRESTIGEPAY (website); and KONY (exec).