Kount Announces Partner Agreement With ClearCommerce

05-Mar-2009

Companies team to fight online fraud

BOISE, Idaho - Kount, a subsidiary of Boise, Idaho-based Keynetics Inc., today announced that the company has signed a preferred partner agreement with ClearCommerce/Certegy, a subsidiary of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS).

Under the agreement, Kount will work alongside ClearCommerce to provide the latest in fraud detection services to ClearCommerce merchants who seek additional fraud protection for their card-not-present transactions. Both companies support all major card brands, as well as alternative payment services.

"ClearCommerce/Certegy is excited to announce the news of our partnership with Kount," said William Roese, Senior VP of Risk Management and Product Development, ClearCommerce/Certegy. "This agreement allows us to provide additional transaction decisioning capabilities for our eCommerce clients and presents a new source of data for ClearCommerce/Certegy to manage risk in the CNP space. We look forward to offering and utilizing these new capabilities for our clients, as well as new eCommerce merchants who are interested in a state-of-the-art solution."

According to Steven Rouse, Chief Operating Officer at Kount, "ClearCommerce is an important channel partner in the competitive card-not-present payment processing service sector. We believe Kount's cyber crime-fighting technology combined with ClearCommerce's world-class transaction and risk management services gives online merchants a competitive edge that is hard to beat."

About ClearCommerce/Certegy

Since 1995, ClearCommerce has been a leading provider of risk and transaction management for Card-Not-Present eCommerce activity. On September 12, 2007, ClearCommerce®, then a division of eFunds, was purchased by Certegy Check Services Inc.'s parent corporation, Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE: FIS). For more information on ClearCommerce's complete suite of eCommerce solutions, please contact us today at clearcommerce@fnis.com or 866-894-0807.

About Kount

Kount® is the most advanced fraud-fighting technology available today. Developed by Keynetics Inc. with online and catalog merchant needs in mind, Kount defends against both traditional and emerging fraud threats. Kount defeats botnets and other organized crime using a formidable array of tools including two patented technologies - device fingerprinting, and proxy-piercing — along with Dynamic Scoring™, geolocation techniques, and real-time data streams from websites all across the globe.

Kount provides merchants with maximum risk management control and flexibility, while automating costly manual review processes to improve the bottom line. For more information about Kount, please visit www.kount.com.