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Barbican will use the FICO Enterprise Security Score in underwriting decisions, and provide subscriptions to policy holders to promote ongoing cyber risk reduction

LONDON — January 17, 2018


  • Barbican Insurance Group has selected the FICO® Enterprise Security Score as its predictive analytic measure of cybersecurity risk for breach insurance underwriting.
  • The partnership will also provide Barbican’s insureds with access to the FICO® Enterprise Security Score Portrait product, enabling continual cyber risk mitigation.
  • In addition, Barbican will offer premium credit to all of its cyber policy holders that subscribe to the Enterprise Security Score.

Silicon Valley analytics firm FICO today announced its partnership with Barbican Insurance Group (Barbican), a multi-platform insurance group that underwrites business predominantly through its syndicates at Lloyd’s of London, and which provides global cyber insurance coverage to its insureds. Barbican will use the FICO® Enterprise Security Score to measure the cybersecurity risk of insureds, and will also provide insureds with access to the FICO® Enterprise Security Score Portrait product, which can help a firm identify and mitigate weaknesses in its defenses.

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Chief Analytics Officer Dr. Scott Zoldi’s AI forecasts includes the rise of “defensive AI” and manipulative chatbots

SAN JOSE, CA — January 11, 2018


  • Blockchain will use AI to search through relationship data, says Dr. Scott Zoldi, chief analytics officer at FICO, in his AI predictions for 2018
  • Defensive AI will be used to protect systems from malicious AI and machine learning
  • Chatbots will get so good at understanding us they will learn how to manipulate us

The growing use of blockchain technology in financial services will include a healthy dose of artificial intelligence, as new, automated analytic techniques look for patterns in the “relationship data” about people, contracts and transactions. That merger of two hot tech trends is one of the predictions made by Dr. Scott Zoldi, chief analytics officer at Silicon Valley analytic software firm FICO, and a recognized expert in the field of artificial intelligence.

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SAN JOSE, Calif. – November 30, 2017 - FICO (NYSE:FICO), a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, today announced Will Lansing, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Barclays Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 11:00 am PST at The Palace Hotel, 2 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA. 

The presentation will be Webcast live on FICO’s website at, and available through January 7, 2018.

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