Computerworld Names FIS Chief Information Security Officer Greg Schaffer to Its Premier 100 IT Leaders Roster

  Computerworld Names FIS Chief Information Security Officer Greg Schaffer to
  Its Premier 100 IT Leaders Roster

Key Facts:

  *Computerworld's Premier 100 IT Leaders awards program honors the best and
    brightest IT executives
  *Greg Schaffer is the only chief information security officer (CISO) named
    to the 2013 list
  *The honor recognizes Schaffer for his industry expertise and
    transformational vision regarding information security

Business Wire

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- March 7, 2013

FIS™ (NYSE:FIS), the world’s largest provider of banking and payments
technology, announced today that Executive Vice President and Chief
Information Security Officer, Greg Schaffer, has been named to Computerworld’s
2013 Premier 100 IT Leaders list. The only CISO to make the roster, Schaffer
was recognized for his industry expertise and transformational work in helping
to elevate FIS’ security posture.

FIS has long recognized the critical importance of information security,
especially as the demands of combatting cybercrime increase and consumers’
interest grows in remote and self-service channels, such as mobile and online
banking. FIS is committed to becoming the industry leader in information
security, and Schaffer and his team are focused on continually improving the
complex and interconnected ecosystem of solutions designed to protect FIS
clients and the customers they serve.

“Cybercriminals and those defending against their attacks are in an
ever-evolving arms race,” said Schaffer. “FIS embraces cybersecurity as a
critical discipline that permeates every layer of our clients’ organizations –
from the boardroom to the back office. For this reason, we are committed to
our goal of becoming best-in-class in all facets of information security –
from identifying system vulnerabilities, to anticipating looming threats and
defending against sophisticated fraud schemes. While no one can stop the
constant attacks directed at financial services organizations, a multi-layered
focus on prevention, detection and response can significantly reduce cyber

Schaffer, who joined FIS last April, previously served as acting deputy
undersecretary for the National Protection and Program Directorate and
assistant secretary for cybersecurity and communications for the U.S.
Department of Homeland Security.

In 2013 under Schaffer’s leadership, FIS will continue to strengthen its
solutions, using a data-centric focus to proactively manage cyber threats by
leveraging all the human and technology assets of the entire FIS enterprise
while insisting on execution excellence in all aspects of cybersecurity.

“The presence of a Computerworld Premier 100 IT leader on our executive
leadership team underscores our commitment to becoming the leader in
information security among financial technology providers and being our
clients’ most trusted partner,” said FIS Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
Frank Martire. This is a position that we take very seriously and underscores
our client focus guiding principle.”

Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders roster identifies professionals who
have shown leadership in their organizations through technology. Honorees
foster ideas and creative work environments, envision innovative technology
approaches to business problems and effectively manage IT strategies.

About FIS

FIS (NYSE:FIS) is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and
payments technologies. With a long history deeply rooted in the financial
services sector, FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 100
countries. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., FIS employs more than 35,000
people worldwide and holds leadership positions in payment processing and
banking solutions, providing software, services and outsourcing of the
technology that drives financial institutions. First in financial technology,
FIS tops the annual FinTech 100 list, is 425 on the Fortune 500 and is a
member of Standard & Poor’s 500^® Index. For more information about FIS, visit


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FIS Global Marketing and Communications
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Senior Vice President
FIS Investor Relations
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