In today’s CardFlash News Que: USAePAY (@Pay); CREDIT SESAME (funding); VELCRO PAY (merchants); JAWBONE (president).
Ingrian Networks has announced a “60 Days to Compliance Program” to assist companies in meeting the impending payment card industry (PCI) compliance deadline. Ingrian’s new program will help companies worldwide implement encryption, and is especially timely as retailers scramble to meet the upcoming September 30 deadline for the PCI Data Security Standard. The four phases of the Ingrian 60 Days to Compliance Program include validation, implementation and testing and going live. The new program is designed to simplify the compliance process and offers a start-to-finish strategy that includes: Ingrian award-winning appliances, data discovery of credit card numbers, comprehensive customer training and support, and implementation in order to bring customers into compliance in 60 days or less. Ingrian DataSecure Platforms provide an intelligent, cost-effective way to protect critical data from both internal and external threats.
Clearent, a provider of debit and credit card payment processing to ISOs and agent banks, has selected Ingrian “DataSecure Platforms” to protect confidential cardholder data collected during digital transactions. Ingrian’s hardware-based solutions provide users an advantage by enabling centralized key storage within the appliances and requiring multiple administrators to be involved in policy changes. Clearent’s ISO and Agent Bank customers have online access to merchant boarding, residual management, and search and reporting functions, all backed up by outstanding customer service. Ingrian DataSecure Platforms protect critical data from both internal and external threats, and ensure compliance with legislative and policy mandates for security.
Los Angeles-based Smart SMS has appointing Layne Bednar, previously with Legend Locations as COO. At Legend, Bednar created and implemented custom database solutions, streamlined and designed all sales procedures, and was responsible for all Information Technology implementations, resulting in a revenue growth of over 30% in comparison to the previous year. From 1996 to 2003 he held a Sales Engineering and Territory Manager position with Harper and was the exclusive manufacturer’s representative for semiconductor manufacturers AMCC – Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, Atmel, Globespan DSL (now Conexant) and other manufacturers and was responsible for frontline concept and design sales of microprocessor and advanced memory semi-conductor technology solutions to the emerging smartcard, loyalty card, and bankcard industry. Bednar holds an Electronics Engineering Degree from Electronics Institutes in Harrisburg, PA. SmartSMSCorp is a mobile entertainment marketing and distribution company that specializes in market branding via text and MMS.
Ingrian Networks announced the “Ingrian EdgeSecure Platform” which offers a secure hardware-based encryption solution for retailers and banks that need to achieve “PCI” compliance. By combining granular encryption capabilities at the branch location with a centralized management model, Ingrian EdgeSecure enables retailers and banks to effectively address a range of critical security gaps, with unparalleled ease and cost effectiveness. Ingrian Networks brings complete data privacy to the enterprise. With Ingrian DataSecure Platforms, organizations can protect critical data from both internal and external threats, and ensure compliance with legislative and policy mandates for security.
Redwood City, CA-based Ingrian Networks has launched a new “DataSecure” data security tool for encrypting and decrypting large amounts of data typical in large-scale credit card processing environments. The new “ETL” (Extraction, Transformation, Load) utility enables customers to achieve performance levels of over 45,000 encryptions/decryptions per second with a single “DataSecure” appliance and near linear scalability when adding additional appliances (more than 100,000 encryptions/decryptions per second can be achieved with three DataSecure appliances). It also seamlessly integrates with existing ETL processes, regardless of where the sensitive data is ultimately stored and encrypts sensitive data within flat files by reading information in the clear from an input file and writing it encrypted to an output file. Additionally, “ETL” decrypts sensitive data within flat files by reading encrypted information from an input file and writing it in the clear to an output file.
ViVOtech, the leading supplier of Contactless payment solutions, announced the addition of three key executives to help the company position itself to capitalize on the enormous opportunities in the payment market. Peter Slocum is senior vice president of engineering, responsible for overseeing engineering growth, quality and customer support, and guiding the development of new products and services. Todd Ablowitz is appointed to the position of senior vice president of sales, responsible for driving global sales and business development and David Fiore has been named as chief financial officer (CFO), responsible for all financial operations. ViVOtech provides contactless payment software, transaction management systems and readers.
Peppercoin has selected Ingrian “DataSecure Platforms” to help secure sensitive transaction information in its corporate data centers. DataSecure encrypts data at the field or column level, and can be used to secure such data as credit card numbers, social security numbers, passwords, account balances, and email addresses. Peppercoin provides merchants with a blend of pay-as-you-go, post-paid aggregation, subscription and pre-paid offerings and complies with the security guidelines of the credit card issuers, such as the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards and the encryption of sensitive data. Ingrian products offer granular encryption, seamless integration, and centralized security management.
Ingrian Networks announced that its products were selected by CardSystems Solutions to help it encrypt sensitive data in its applications and databases. Since February 2005, across the United States, and in virtually every industry, over 45 large-scale data breaches have been reported. These ongoing breaches clearly illustrate the need to encrypt sensitive data. Ingrian Networks brings complete data privacy to the enterprise. With Ingrian DataSecure Platforms, organizations can protect critical data from both internal and external threats, and ensure compliance with legislative and policy mandates for security.
Ingrian Networks has launched its next generation of its “DataSecure Platforms,” the only appliance-based encryption solution that features granular, field-level encryption capabilities and that can be integrated at the Web server, application server or database layer. Ingrian Networks DataSecure Platform features dedicated security appliance and specialized software that enables organizations to encrypt critical data in applications and databases.
Ingrian Networks has launched a new program in conjunction with AmbironTrustWave to assist merchants and card processors achieve PCI compliance, offering a 30-day free trial of the “DataSecure Platform”. The PCI Data Security Standard outlines best practices for securing credit card data that is stored, processed and transmitted. PCI is a consolidated security standard backed by American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa, among other card issuers. PCI lists 12 guidelines that many retailers, online merchants, data processors, and other businesses that handle credit card data will have to meet by June 30. Ingrian Networks provides complete data privacy through DataSecure, featuring a dedicated security appliance and specialized software that enables organizations to encrypt critical data in applications and databases. AmbironTrustWave provides data security and compliance services to businesses that process, store and/or transmit credit card data, serving more than 25,000 clients.
Payment processor TeleCash has selected Ingrian “DataSecure
Platforms” as an additional layer of security for the privacy and
protection of credit card data. With Ingrian, TeleCash adds capabilities for intelligently encrypting and securing critical data in applications and databases, and ensuring that data remains protected from internal and external threats. TeleCash says that with Ingrian, it can
intelligently and cost-effectively increase protection of critical
records like credit card numbers and identification numbers. TeleCash has over 190,000 payment terminals installed at German retail POS and is a First Data company.