Verint Systems is continuing to implement its end-to-end encryption in its “Impact 360 Workforce Optimization” software suite, which helps customers enhance PCI-DSS compliance. It comprises capabilities to help customers address a critical requirement inherent in PCI compliance with the ability to initiate a halt of recording to avoid the capture of what the PCI Security Standards Council calls Sensitive Authentication Data (SAD)-data for which storage is prohibited by the PCI DSS-and automatically resume that recording again, via agent desktop events. With strong key management for compliance and security, as delivered by Verint through the “RSA Key Manager” users get the ability to securely move, archive and store data.
Card issuer JCB has adopted “RSA FraudAction” to help provide real-time protection
against online fraud and phishing attacks. “RSA FraudAction” is designed to find and shut down phishing attacks and other
activity perpetrated by online fraudsters. RSA’s
anti-fraud analysts act rapidly and greatly reduce the lifetime of a phishing
attack from approximately 115 hours to an average of only five hours. The “RSA
FraudAction” team operates the exclusive RSA(R) Anti-Fraud Command Center (AFCC), which is
led by an experienced team of fraud analysts who work 24×7 to shut down phishing
sites, deploy countermeasures, and conduct extensive forensic work to catch
fraudsters and prevent future attacks. The AFCC also relies on the strength of its
worldwide relationships with ISPs, CERTs, and cyber police to further expedite the
shutdown of fraudulent sites. To learn more, visit the RSA FraudAction website.
JCB is the only international credit card brand based in Japan, offering
cards that are accepted by 12.76 million merchant outlets and over a million cash
advance locations in 190 countries and territories. RSA offers industry-leading solutions in identity assurance & access
control, data loss prevention, encryption & key management, compliance &
security information management and fraud protection.
E-payment platform provider ACI Worldwide announced that Societe Generale is
using “ACI Enterprise Banker” as the online banking product for the
business banking activities of its North American clients. Societe
Generale is implementing Enterprise Banker modules for Information
Reporting, Wire Transfer and Wire Reporting, Special Reports, ACH, Stop
Payments, Positive Pay and Remote Deposit Capture. Societe Generale is
one of the largest banks in the euro-zone in terms of assets
under custody, EUR 2 731 billion and under
management, EUR 391 billion, as of March 2008.
Innovative Card Technologies has signed a 2 year supply and distribution
agreement with RSA for its “DisplayCard”. Under these agreements, the
solution will be integrated with RSA’s two-factor
authentication technology, typically used to protect information assets,
furthering the companies’ technical collaboration and integration. The
ICT “DisplayCard” provides a one-time password authenticator with its
integrated display that changes with every transaction while RSA
“Authentication Manager” software is used by more than 20,000
Innovative Card Technologies has signed a two-year supply and license agreement with RSA to supply “ICT DisplayCard” one-time passcode authentication cards to RSA’s customers. The “Display Card” integrates the security of a one-time password authenticator into a card the size of a standard credit or debit card. At the push of a button on the DisplayCard, an integrated display shows a passcode that changes with every transaction. InCard and RSA have worked together to develop a DisplayCard that can authenticate online transactions via RSA Authentication Manager software utilized by more than 20,000 organizations worldwide. Fortune 500 companies leverage RSA products and solutions to protect their information assets.
nCircle has announced its alliance with RCA for the contribution to
a portfolio of products and services to comply with card industry
security standards. Among the standards is the requirement to conduct
quarterly scans of externally facing payment network to verify
compliance, which nCircle’s Certified PCI Scan Service automated
security protection provides for merchants. PCI requires merchants that
accept credit and debit cards over the Internet to increase card data
protection on their internal and external payment networks. nCircle
PCI Scan Service is an automated network security scanning and reporting
service for compliance with the PCI Data Security Standard v1.1. This
partnership is designed to enable merchants to manage credit card
information, secure data, access data and provide PCI education and
services to ensure compliance.
RSA has expanded its “Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Solution” portfolio. RSA also announced a new blueprint for promoting compliance by discovering data and infrastructure, assessing risk, enacting remediation and ensuring sustained controls. Additionally, RSA has formed strategic alliances with nCircle Network Security and Qualys. The new RSA “PCI Solution” offers “PCI DSS Pre-Assessment & Gap Analysis”; “Credit Card Data Discovery & Classification” professional services; and “EMC Infoscape,” an enterprise information risk management solution, which helps customers identify credit card data stored in unstructured formats, such as PDF and Excel files. EMC Infoscape discovers files in file shares and classifies them based on both content and file attributes.
Hypercom introduced the payment industry’s first comprehensive suite of Internet hosted applications for POS terminals. Accessed from a PC and a standard browser, “epicDirect” gives processors, ISOs and VARs everything needed to manage a base of card payment terminals and merchants. Using the ASP business model, “epicDirect” gets customers to market immediately and replaces upfront development costs and ongoing support expenses with a low monthly service fee. Typically, fees range from $4 to $30 a month per terminal depending on the mix of services selected. Other epicDirect applications include “myICE;” financial reporting; electronic receipt capture; E-mail; “ICE-PAC,” and package tracking.