CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features HyTrust.
Thales will be showcasing its high assurance cryptographic solutions for protecting big data, public key infrastructures (PKIs), cloud and mobile payments at this year’s RSA Conference, San Francisco, February 24 – 28, 2014. As organizations increasingly rely on cryptography as part of their data protection strategy and to protect their critical systems, the trustworthiness of these crypto systems becomes paramount. This is particularly relevant in light of recent concerns over back doors, poorly implemented crypto systems, out of date algorithms, weak key management systems and the increasing burdens arising from privacy mandates. Thales can help organizations re-assess and re-evaluate their crypto security and key management infrastructure and deliver solutions that ensure their integrity and trustworthiness.
Virtustream enterprise cloud solutions provider announced Open Solutions collaborative enterprise technology to community-based financial institutions worldwide will build and deploy its development environment on xStream, Virtustream’s enterprise class cloud solution. Open Solutions’ decision to move its existing virtualized systems to the cloud will provide the increased flexibility and agility needed to enhance the performance of its software solutions so that it can better serve the financial services community with its radically different technological innovations. For Open Solutions, the flexibility, agility and cost-savings Virtustream offers distinguished the company from other cloud solutions providers. xStream can easily support dozens of copies of the same systems running simultaneously, enabling developers to work separately on the new systems without interference.
Diebold opened two data centers located in Verizon’s Terremark facilities in Richardson, Texas and Manassas, Va., allowing them to connect to Verizon’s global networks. This integrated fabric of advanced data center capabilities with Verizon’s reach, reliability and global scale will increase performance and disaster recovery capabilities for Diebold’s customers with optimal geographic diversity and business resiliency. Diebold’s data center strategy focuses on providing a highly-scalable virtualized platform that optimizes network performance and security, and will allow for regional growth. The advanced technology enables Diebold to manage large amounts of data at a single site while simultaneously providing centralized monitoring of ATM networks, including endpoint security, software deployment, content management, OpteView® Resolve™ (terminal status/fault monitoring with remote fix) and Diebold Transaction Services (processing of card transactions). These services can be provided to a customer in a dedicated or shared business structure.
Presidio Bank is set to offer its clients IronKey “Trusted Access” to help prevent identity theft, online account takeover, and payments fraud. The “Trusted Access” platform allows the bank to meet and exceed the new Federal Financial Institutions Examinations Council (FFIEC) guidance, with which all financial institutions must comply in 2012 to reduce the risk of online banking fraud.
According to real-time research from SpyEye Tracker(1), today’s anti-malware software fails to detect crimeware at least 75 percent of time. The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) estimates that 39 percent of all computers are infected with financial malware designed to steal personal and account information. As a result, online banking account takeovers are growing at a rate of 150 percent each year, based on research published by FS-ISAC (Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center).
Catbird®, a Gartner Cool Vendor in Infrastructure Protection, today announced that Catbird vSecurity® protection and continuous compliance supports automated security for static and dynamically provisioned virtual desktops. This integration gives Catbird vSecurity customers best-in-class network security at a greatly reduced cost. Catbird vSecurity enforces virtual desktop segmentation, auditing, and control. Catbird vSecurity includes Catbird vCompliance™…
Guaranty Bank is enhancing online security to protect customers from cyber thieves targeting online banking users of ACH and wire transfer services, offering commercial customers IronKey’s Trusted Access. This gives them secure access to the bank’s site at the point most vulnerable to malware attacks — the customer’s PC. The industry analyst firm Gartner estimates that cybercriminals have robbed banks, businesses and municipalities in the U.S. of more than $3 billion using financial malware. IronKey Trusted Access will be required for all cash management customers and offered to all business banking customers.
IronKey extended enterprise management, launched its cloud service and virtualized workspace apps that helps IT transform from a technology operator to dynamic service provider. The new Enterprise Service enables organizations to take advantage of two trends re-shaping IT — Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and SaaS/cloud applications — to dramatically reduce or eliminate enterprise issued endpoints and supporting infrastructure, operations and maintenance expenses. With the savings gained, IT leaders can shift spending to projects with greater strategic importance and impact on top line growth. The service is designed to work with small, medium and large enterprises that have contractors, remote workers, and remote offices, or large cloud applications users.
With the PCI Security Standards Council’s release of the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Virtualization Guidelines, Cyber-Ark(R) Software, a leading global information security provider for protecting and managing privileged accounts and sessions, critical applications and sensitive information, offers retail and e-commerce organizations guidance on necessary requirements to achieve PCI Version 2.0 compliance, including within…
ACD Systems announced its “acdONE Antivirus + Total Security” antivirus software, intended to guard the user’s system for protection of valuable assets such as photos, documents and videos from viruses, worms, malware and spam. ACD Systems has dramatically discounted many of their products and is offering limited-time deals on product bundles, giving customers a chance to further their savings even more. The “acdONE” provides Active Virus Control, a virtualized browser, vulnerability scanner, and Antispam. It is available at www.acdsee.com at an introductory price of $34.99 for one PC computer for one year, or $39.99 for three PC computers for one year.
Catbird has been recognized as a 2011 Industry Innovator by SC Magazine, having set benchmarks in its product area with its “vSecurity” platform. This platform was recognized for in-depth compliance monitoring while providing essential functionality for virtual security, especially in cloud environments. Catbird “vSecurity’s” multifunction approach to virtualization security and compliance includes automated protection for network infrastructure such as virtual machines, virtual networks and the hypervisor management network.
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), PIN Transaction Security (PTS) requirements and the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) announced the results of the PCI Council election for Special Interest Groups (SIGS). Special Interest Groups (SIG) leverage the expertise of more than 600 PCI SSC Participating Organizations and provide a vehicle for incorporating their ideas and input into the work of the Council. The three elected groups will focus on Cloud; eCommerce Security; and Risk Assessment. Allowed three votes on a shortlist of seven topics that were the result of 13 proposals by the community, the project proposals represent a cross section of the PCI SSC community from around the globe. Participants include CyberSource, HyTrust, Sense of Security Pty Ltd., SISA Information Security, The UK Cards Association, Trend Micro and TSYS.