Bluefin, the recognized integrated payments leader in PCI-validated encryption and tokenization technologies that protect payments and sensitive data, today announced a partnership with CORE, a provider of enterprise revenue and payment management solutions, to bring a new level of payment security to CORE’s customer base.
Bluefin is CORE’s solution partner for PCI-validated point-to-point encryption (P2PE) devices, reducing a customer’s PCI DSS compliance burden by more than 70% and PCI control scope reduction at the point-of-sale environment by more than 90%.
“At CORE, we are dedicated to delivering exceptional customer experiences across all payment channels for all our clients and their customers,” said Dan Paulus, CEO at CORE. “Our partnership with Bluefin enables us to extend this commitment, where omnichannel payments and security are critical components of customer satisfaction. By leveraging our combined expertise in payment experiences, point-to-point encryption and reducing PCI compliance, we can ensure that all payment transactions are fully secured, end-to-end, across all channels. This gives our clients and their customers the peace of mind they need to transact with confidence, no matter how they choose to pay. We are excited to bring this enhanced customer experience and look forward to the many opportunities our partnership will bring.”
Robbie Niedergall, SVP Sales at CORE added, “We recognize that customers expect a seamless payment experience across all channels, and we are committed to delivering just that. With our expertise in omnichannel payments and Bluefin’s experience in P2PE and PCI compliance, we’re confident that our joint venture will provide a superior customer experience. Our clients will benefit from secure, efficient, and modern payment options that continue to match their customers’ expectations with anytime, anywhere, any device payments that simply make their lives easier while accelerating revenue attainment. We’re looking forward to working together with Bluefin to drive innovation.”
“The CORE team understands how important security is to their diverse customer base,”
said Tom Savage, Bluefin’s Chief Sales Officer. “They understand the advantages of PCI-compliant solutions and are clearly looking out for their customers’ best interest. We are thrilled to be delivering the added security and scope reduction benefits of PCI-validated point-to-point encryption.”
Bluefin is the recognized integrated payments leader in encryption and tokenization technologies that protect payments and sensitive data. Our product suite includes solutions for contactless, face-to-face, call center, mobile, Ecommerce and unattended payments and data in the healthcare, higher education, government and nonprofit industries. The company’s 300 global partners serve 35,000 connected enterprise and software clients operating in 60 countries. Bluefin is a Participating Organization (PO) of the PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) and is headquartered in Atlanta, with offices in Waterford, Ireland and Vienna, Austria.
CORE’s PCI-DSS Level 1 compliant solution delivers a frictionless solution that automates accepting, processing, and reconciling payments, enabling anytime, anywhere, any device payments. CORE brings together revenue and payment management, secure payment gateways, automated reconciliation, and robust integrations – all supported by comprehensive analytics. Organizations that leverage CORE’s payments and engagement platform capture revenue and delight customers.