Information Security Expert - POS Credit Card Processing

Case Description:

An information security expert with experience in point of sale credit card processing was needed for an action claiming violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The plaintiffs alleged that the defendant, a provider of accounting software solutions, violated FACTA, the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, which amended FCRA. FACTA specifies that no expiration dates or complete card numbers should be printed on credit card or debit card receipts provided at the point of sale. At issue was whether the defendant violated the Act's willful misconduct standard and owed damages for printing prohibited information on debit card receipts issued to consumers.

IMS ExpertServices was asked to locate information security experts familiar with point of sale credit card transactions and the government and private regulations that apply to them. Familiarity with the defendant's accounting software products was also desired.

Experts Presented:

  • Information Security Expert

    This credit card transaction security expert has over 30 years of experience in information security. Currently he directs the forensic consulting practice of a firm specializing in finance, economics, technology and security. He has managed the launch of several packaged information security offerings. Previously he held various executive positions at firms offering security consulting and software development services. This expert teaches university courses on information security and e-Commerce transactions. He has investigated and remedied breaches of security on retail POS systems storing credit card transactions. He has offered depositions and trial testimony as an expert witness on information security matters. IMS Reference #5015436

  • Information Technology Expert

    This information security expert has more than 20 years of experience in information technology. He directs a security consulting firm whose services include conducting information security assessments, developing security programs and strategies, and assessing legal and regulatory compliance. Previously he served as Chief Information Security Officer for a Fortune 25 company. This expert has written and lectured frequently on credit card regulation and information security topics. He has developed point of sale software systems. His current focus is security assessments of credit card transaction processing based on industry standards for data security. IMS Reference #5015446

  • Data Security Expert

    This expert in data security has over 22 years of POS and information security experience in the retail and financial services industries. Currently she consults with and audits clients to ensure their security compliance regarding POS credit and debit card transaction data. Previously she offered data security support for the ATM and POS network of a large banking operation. She has developed software products including POS devices and magnetic card devices for the financial services industry. IMS Reference #5015445

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