Gene Scriven

Chief Information Security Officer at ACI at ACI Worldwide

Gene Scriven is an information protection veteran with almost four decades of information security and data protection experience across a wide spectrum of industries. A proven leader in information security, risk management and compliance, he has driven security for the U.S. Government, the U.S. Intelligence community and multiple global companies. As chief information security officer (CISO) at ACI, he is dedicated to protecting customer and company information around the world. He is also an active advisory board member for the University of Phoenix Cybersecurity and Security Operations (CSO) Institute.

Articles by Gene Scriven


November 29, 2018

Cybersecurity: Risks, Controls and Expectations for 2019

The world of cybersecurity brought about several subtle changes in 2018. For example, malware and targeted 'Spear Phishing' were on the rise, while the focus on protecting the perimeter has begun to take a back seat to hardening internal controls. The changing threat landscape in 2019 is certain to result in a barrage of additional considerations in how we protect data and systems.


April 26, 2018

The 12 Biggest Security Threats to Payments

Consumers ask a lot of you in terms of convenience, speed and, above all, security. This puts the pressure on you to offer a pain-free consumer experience that is also highly secure. And when you accept payments, you need to secure all parts of your organization. Here’s an actual example: one major breach occurred when an air conditioning vendor was hacked, allowing hackers to access the corporate network and finally the point of sale network. This highlights the importance of understanding the threat landscape we face today.

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Global Payment Trends
As the world adopts real-time payments, how does your market stand to benefit?