FICO Receives a "Best-in-Class" Designation in Card Fraud Management Solutions Technology Assessment

FICO Receives a "Best-in-Class" Designation in Card Fraud Management Solutions
                            Technology Assessment

CEB TowerGroup report evaluates vendors in four categories: fraud analytics
tools, enterprise operations, workflow management and enterprise support

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MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 28, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --FICO (NYSE: FICO), the leading
provider of predictive analytics and decision management technology, today
announced that FICO® Falcon® Fraud Manager has received a "best-in-class"
designation in all four card fraud management solutions categories in the CEB
TowerGroup report. FICO received the designation for fraud analytic tools,
enterprise operations, workflow management and enterprise support.


FICO® Falcon® Fraud Manager received the designation due to its fraud
detection, ability to offer card issuers insight into risk and help shield
against loss, affect the comprehensive handling of an account, and help card
issuers effectively process work by streamlining account and transaction

"Card issuers and their processors must ensure fraud technologies remain ahead
of thieves who attack the card data at rest, in use, or in motion, and
anticipate new risks as they arise," said CEB TowerGroup senior research
director, Brian Riley. "FICO and other providers have been developing card
fraud analytic tools that meet business partner needs and provide the
necessary level of security for card transactions."

"A CEB TowerGroup assessment is the benchmark for evaluating card fraud
management solutions," said Doug Clare, vice president of product management
at FICO. "Our clients are a large part of the reason we've achieved
best-in-class and market leadership positions. Innovations like adaptive
analytics and global profiling techniques were developed for them and with
their input, and we're confident that by remaining focused on helping our
clients stay ahead of fraud, we'll remain best-in-class in payments fraud

FICO® Falcon® Fraud Manager is the most accurate and comprehensive solution
for detecting payment fraud, reducing losses by up to 50 percent. Protecting
more than 2.5 billion payment accounts worldwide, Falcon Fraud Manager detects
fraud while minimizing both operational costs as well as adverse customer

About FICO

FICO (NYSE:FICO) delivers superior predictive analytics solutions that drive
smarter decisions. The company's groundbreaking use of mathematics to predict
consumer behavior has transformed entire industries and revolutionized the way
risk is managed and products are marketed. FICO's innovative solutions include
the FICO® Score — the standard measure of consumer credit risk in the United
States — along with industry-leading solutions for managing credit accounts,
identifying and minimizing the impact of fraud, and customizing consumer
offers with pinpoint accuracy. Most of the world's top banks, as well as
leading insurers, retailers, pharmaceutical companies and government agencies,
rely on FICO solutions to accelerate growth, control risk, boost profits and
meet regulatory and competitive demands. FICO also helps millions of
individuals manage their personal credit health through Learn
more at FICO: Make every decision count™.

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Statement Concerning Forward-Looking Information

Except for historical information contained herein, the statements contained
in this news release that relate to FICO or its business are forward-looking
statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are
subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ
materially, including the success of the Company's Decision Management
strategy and reengineering plan, the maintenance of its existing relationships
and ability to create new relationships with customers and key alliance
partners, its ability to continue to develop new and enhanced products and
services, its ability to recruit and retain key technical and managerial
personnel, competition, regulatory changes applicable to the use of consumer
credit and other data, the failure to realize the anticipated benefits of any
acquisitions, continuing material adverse developments in global economic
conditions, and other risks described from time to time in FICO's SEC reports,
including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended September 30, 2012
and its last quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30,
2012. If any of these risks or uncertainties materializes, FICO's results
could differ materially from its expectations. FICO disclaims any intent or
obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

FICO, Falcon and "Make every decision count" are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Fair Isaac Corporation in the United States and in other

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Contact: Media, Elisabeth Hershman for FICO, +1-212-289-6734,, or Investors, Steven Weber, +1-800-213-5542,
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