Liaison Hosts Securosis Analyst, Offers Tokenization Guidance

The PCI Council released its “Information Supplement: PCI DSS Tokenization Guidelines” last August as an introduction to the technology for. Adrian Lane elaborated on the topic with his own white paper, “Tokenization Guidance: How to Reduce PCI Compliance Costs,” and answer questions via Liaison Technologies. The Securosis paper fills in the gaps left by the PCI Council’s Information Supplement by explaining exactly how to implement tokenization to meet PCI DSS compliance, reduce scope and lower compliance costs. The paper is the product of hundreds of hours of research and interviews with nearly a hundred merchants, payment processors, tokenization vendors and QSAs.

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ARM DS-5 v5.9 Toolchain Provides Software Optimization Platform

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] ARM released the latest edition of the ARM Development Studio 5 (DS-5™ v5.9) toolchain with additional support for graphics analysis on ARM Mali Graphics Processing Units (GPUs). The toolchain can be downloaded by developers today, enabling them to achieve integrated optimization across the whole system, including both the applications processor and…

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ExxonMobil Ups Ante on Speedpass Rewards

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Speedpass customer appreciation days are back! To express appreciation to customers, ExxonMobil is repeating a favorite promotion of 15 cents per gallon rebate of gas purchased with a registered Speedpass account. Beginning today, customers may register their Speedpass accounts at Speedpass.com/save to earn discounts for a 60-day period when they use…

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Geezeo Introduces Marketing Division

Geezeo, a diversified FinTech firm that offers online financial management (OFM) tools, personal financial management (PFM) tools, and web-based marketing platforms to financial institutions, announced the creation the Geezeo Interactive (GI) division. GI, an extension of Geezeo, will offer services centered on the Geezeo mission of reinventing online banking experiences while leveraging PFM as a tipping point of an engagement banking strategy. Products and services will support a FIs growth and retention strategy, with a particular emphasis on increasing PFM adoption.

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Misys Upgrades Integrated Commercial Lending

Misys treasury, capital markets and banking software solutions made available its Misys “Loan IQ 7.1” integrated, comprehensive commercial lending solution. The solution provides a foundation that will allow Loan IQ clients to consolidate loan servicing systems for bilateral lending, syndicated lending with loan trading on a single platform. Version 7 includes Misys Origination for loan origination processing, Misys Portal for Loan IQ for online management of lending activities, and improved payment processing.

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FXCM to Present at the 2012 Citi Conference

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] FXCM announced that Chief Executive Officer, Drew Niv and Chief Financial Officer, Robert Lande, are scheduled to present at the 2012 Citi Financial Services Conference to be held March 6-8, 2012 at The Waldorf Astoria Hotel, 301 Park Avenue (between E. 49th-50th Streets), New York New York 10022. Messrs. Niv and…

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Digital Check Announces Silver Bullet Certification

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] CeBit – Digital Check Corp. (www.digitalcheck.com), a provider of desktop check scanners for the bank teller, branch back counter, and remote deposit check scanning markets worldwide, announced full certification and support of its TellerScan TS240 with ultraviolet (UV) check scanning capabilities for Silver Bullet’s Ranger check scanner interface. Digital Check recently…

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Xendpay Launches Money Transfer Site

Xendpay.com Online Money Transfer brand now facilitates payments to and from the Czech Republic and Slovakia in local languages through its FSA-authorized website. Xendpay.com’s affiliation with Czech bank Uni Credit will mean that customers looking to transfer money safely and securely to and from the Czech Republic and Slovakia can do so now in a way that is cheaper, quicker and simpler using local bank transfers or via debit/credit card with the Xendpay.com platform.

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i2c Expands Credit, Debit and Prepaid Processing Provision

Global payment processing technology company i2c signed a multi-year agreement with North International Bank (NIB)to provide processing services for NIB’s credit, debit and prepaid card portfolio. Headquartered in Antigua, NIB provides corporate, government and private banking solutions. NIB focuses on wealth management and providing cutting-edge products and services to its diverse worldwide clientele.

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Intuate Group Partners Semafone On Secure Voice Transactions

Intuate Group Semafone PCI-DSS approved call center agent to protect credit card transactions. This partnership will enable South African contact centres to take voice payments without agents ever having to hear or see credit card details. The solution that will be offered by Intuate Group and Semafone ensures that contact centres are totally protected from any type of agent data leak via the secure voice transaction system that allows the agent and the caller to remain in voice communication throughout the call. The Semafone method prevents communication or transcribing errors.

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FireHost Grows Executive Team for Euro-Expansion

FireHost secure cloud hosting has appointed Jim Ciampaglio SVP, global sales and marketing. Having joined FireHost in late 2011 after holding many successful sales and executive roles in related high-tech and hosting companies, Ciampaglio will further expand FireHost’s global distribution channels, including the implementation of a FireHost partner program, while overseeing business development activities for the company. Ciampaglio was previously the COO at NeoSpire Managed Hosting, overseeing all operational departments and helped guide the company through its acquisition by Hosting.com.

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Societe Generale Names New COO

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Karim Hajjaji has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of Gims, the division of Societe Generale Group which comprises Private Banking, Asset Management and Securities Services. He joins the executive management of GIMS. Karim Hajjaji retains his functions as Chief Financial Officer of GIMS. Reporting to Jacques Ripoll, he is a member…

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