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ACI Worldwide Unveils Payment Device Vendor Support for Its Point to Point Encryption Solutions

  ACI Worldwide Unveils Payment Device Vendor Support for Its Point to Point
  Encryption Solutions

   VeriFone, Ingenico and Equinox among leading payment device vendors that
support ACI’s Point to Point Encryption solutions that help protect cardholder
                          data at the point of sale

Business Wire

NAPLES, Fla. -- January 14, 2014

ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading international provider of electronic
payment and banking systems, today announced that major payment device
vendors including VeriFone, Ingenico and Equinox support its Point to Point
Encryption (P2PE) solutions. P2PE is an emerging encryption technique in the
payments industry that protects sensitive cardholder data in transit—as it is
transmitted from a merchant’s store to its acquiring bank. ACI’s Point to
Point Encryption solutions are used with the company’s leading retailer
payments solution, providing a more secure path for consumer transactions.

Data breaches not only result in data loss, but significant and lengthy damage
in terms of both brand and customer confidence. As such, many of the world’s
leading merchant retailers are deploying ACI’s P2PE solutions to protect
cardholder data while also reducing the scope and expense of PCI compliance.

VeriFone, Ingenico and Equinox are among the industry’s leading payment device
vendors that support ACI P2PE. They provide secure electronic payment
solutions that enable banks and merchants to manage their diverse payment
activities across all sales channels—from in-store to online to mobile.

“Consumer trust is more important now than ever before, and merchants are
under increased pressure to ensure protection of their cardholder data,” said
Jennifer Miles, President, VeriFone Americas. "Having a comprehensive data
protection strategy is key, and leveraging point to point encryption supported
by advanced payment devices is critical to gaining consumer trust. We applaud
ACI's focus on securing track data via their secure Triple DES encryption, as
well as their ongoing support of our own VeriShield Protect format preserving
encryption already supported by most major North American processors.”

“This last year in particular, we’ve seen that compromises in protecting
cardholder data have not only impacted retailers’ operations, but also
perceptions of their brands,” said Rob Cameron, Vice President and General
Manager, ACI Worldwide. “Because of this, there is a much greater need for and
understanding of secure and turnkey point to point encryption. So, we’re proud
that our P2PE solutions are supported by the major payment device vendors.
Together, we’re providing payments peace of mind.”

About ACI Worldwide

ACI Worldwide powers electronic payments and banking for more than 5,000
financial institutions, retailers, billers and processors around the world.
ACI software enables $13 trillion in payments each day, processing
transactions for more than 250 of the leading global retailers, and 21 of the
world’s 25 largest banks. Through our comprehensive suite of software products
and hosted services, we deliver a broad range of solutions for payments
processing; card and merchant management; online banking; mobile, branch and
voice banking; fraud detection; trade finance; and electronic bill
presentment and payment. To learn more about ACI, please
visit You can also find us on Twitter @ACI_Worldwide.

© Copyright ACI Worldwide, Inc. 2014.

ACI, ACI Payment Systems, the ACI logo and all ACI product names are
trademarks or registered trademarks of ACI Worldwide, Inc., or one of its
subsidiaries, in the United States, other countries or both. Other parties’
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Product roadmaps are for informational purposes only and may not be
incorporated into a contract or agreement. The development release and timing
of future product releases remains at ACI’s sole discretion. ACI is providing
the following information in accordance with ACI's standard product
communication policies. Any resulting features, functionality, and
enhancements or timing of release of such features, functionality, and
enhancements are at the sole discretion of ACI and may be modified without
notice. All product roadmap or other similar information does not represent a
commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be
relied upon in making a purchasing decision.


ACI Worldwide, Inc.
Dan Ring, 781-370-3600
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