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SAN JOSE, CA — June 5, 2017

Woolpert, a US architecture, engineering and geospatial (AEG) firm, has joined the FICO® Enterprise Security Score (ESS) partner program and will incorporate the score into its EC:Secure portfolio of products and services. This will allow Woolpert’s governmental and national security clients to accurately and effectively assess their cybersecurity risk.

“Under the recent Presidential Executive Order (E.O. 13800) on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure, all U.S. federal agencies need to take further steps to improve protection,” said Kim Hansen, Woolpert’s National Security marketing manager. “We’re taking FICO’s advanced analytics to the federal government and enabling agencies to benchmark their performance, as well as that of their partners and vendors. It’s all part of keeping America safe.”

The FICO® Enterprise Security Score provides an easy-to-understand metric that facilitates board-level risk assessment, third-party vendor management, and cyber breach insurance underwriting. Along with a score, the product provides current threat profile characteristics and granular insights into potential security issues to facilitate security posture remediation and continuous improvement processes. The score also helps organizations manage cyber-risks from vendors, business partners and other third parties

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Interview-based scoring is a way to increase financial inclusion

MOSCOW — April 25, 2017


  • Russia’s Sovcombank is using survey-based credit scoring from EFL and FICO to attract young people looking for their first credit card
  • The EFL score uses psychometrics and behavioral data to measure a person’s credit risk based on their answers to questions in an online assessment
  • FICO, the developer of the world’s leading credit score, markets the EFL score in Russia and other markets

Russia’s Sovcombank is using a new form of credit scoring to attract young people looking for their first credit card. The score, developed by Entrepreneurial Finance Lab (EFL) and marketed by Silicon Valley analytics firm FICO, uses an interactive online assessment to evaluate an individual’s credit risk. Sovcombank, a universal bank with more than 2 million customers, is using the score to “gamify” the credit application process.

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San Jose, CA, and Jersey City, NJ — April 18, 2017


  • Matrix International Financial Services will partner with FICO and offer comprehensive support of the FICO® TONBELLER® Siron® Anti-Financial Crime Solutions
  • Siron solutions address money laundering, tax evasion, know-your-customer and other compliance requirements
  • Matrix IFS is a leading provider of business and technology solutions to financial services, focusing on compliance, financial risk, fraud prevention, business intelligence and cyber crime

Silicon Valley analytic software firm FICO today announced that Matrix International Financial Services (Matrix-IFS) is now a FICO Reseller and Implementation Partner for the FICO® TONBELLER® Siron® Anti-Financial Crime Solutions for anti-money laundering, regulatory compliance and tax compliance. The initial focus of the partnership will be in the U.S.

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