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SAN JOSE, Calif. – February 20, 2017

Highlights:

  • Silicon Valley analytic software firm FICO has been awarded eight new patents related to cybersecurity, AI and decision management.
  • FICO now holds 173 US and foreign patents, and has 91 pending patent applications.

Silicon Valley analytic software firm FICO has been awarded eight new patents related to cybersecurity and advanced analytics. FICO now holds 173 US and foreign patents, and has 91 pending patent applications.

In the area of cybersecurity, FICO’s new patent for “Cyber Security Adaptive Analytics Threat Monitoring System and Method" uses self-learning artificial intelligence models and novel machine learning adaptive behavioral analytics to detect malware. Network flow protocol messages are monitored from client computers to servers, in order to determine a risk that those client computers are behaving abnormally, which may be a result of malware, cybercriminal take-over, or botnet. Real-time entity profiles are generated for multiple entities, including client computers. 

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SAN JOSE – February 16, 2017- FICO (NYSE:FICO), a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, has declared a two cent per share quarterly dividend, payable on March 17, 2017, to shareholders of record  on March 3, 2017.  The dividend was declared during a meeting of the company’s Board of Directors on February 15, 2017.

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FICO (NYSE: FICO) powers decisions that help people and businesses around the world prosper. Founded in 1956 and based in Silicon Valley, the company is a pioneer in the use of predictive analytics and data science to improve operational decisions. FICO holds more than 165 US and foreign patents on technologies that increase profitability, customer satisfaction and growth for businesses in financial services, telecommunications, health care, retail and many other industries. Using FICO solutions, businesses in more than 100 countries do everything from protecting 2.6 billion payment cards from fraud, to helping people get credit, to ensuring that millions of airplanes and rental cars are in the right place at the right time.

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SAN JOSE and SAN RAFAEL, CA — February 14, 2017

Cybersecurity solution provider and systems integrator EC Wise and Silicon Valley analytic software firm FICO announced today that EC Wise has joined FICO’s Enterprise Security Score partner program. Through the partnership, EC Wise will incorporate the FICO® Enterprise Security Score into its EC:Secure portfolio of products and services, which enable clients to accurately assess cybersecurity risk within their own organization, as well as any organization they wish to work with.

“Executive leaders need a trusted benchmark to help them gauge cybersecurity risk as well as the performance of their cybersecurity investments,” said Doug Clare, vice president of cybersecurity solutions at FICO. “With EC:Secure, EC Wise has assembled an impressive assortment of policy, process and posture assessment tools, along with the workflow components, that enable the solution to be greater than the sum of its parts. Our cybersecurity score will make it an even more powerful solution.”

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