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2018

Aug

3

Speak at Mastercard Global Risk Leadership Conference in Bali 2018

Austreme shared about “Managing Fraud and Compliance in a Connected World” at a panel discussion with Mastercard. We talked about our observations and advices of managing transaction laundering and illegal transactions.

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Jun

15

Share about Transaction Laundering and Money Laundering in a HKIB seminar

Austreme shared about “Transaction Laundering – The Globally Emerging Way of Money Laundering in E-commerce” in a seminar of Hong Kong Institute of Bankers to over 130 representatives from banks and the finance industry.

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Jun

12

Interviewed by Unwire.HK

Austreme was interviewed by UNWIRE.HK for its Gold Award winning RegTech solution (Transaction Laundering Detection).

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May

18

Austreme Exhibit at Visa Security Summit 2018 in Singapore

Thanks Visa for the smooth and thoughtful arrangement at the Visa Security Summit 2018 held in Singapore! We are very glad to see Ellen Richey (Chief Enterprise Risk Officer of Visa), our global clients and partners as well as other banks and payment companies.

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Apr

23

Austreme Granted Patent of Its Brand Discovery Mechanism

Austreme has been granted a patent of its “Brand Discovery” mechanism, an important part of its web crawling product SiteInspect, which detects potential IP infringing items in over 35 million websites of Austreme’s big data.

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Apr

9

Austreme Join The 6th China Information Technology Expo in Shenzhen

Austreme showcased their services including Transaction Laundering Detection, VerifyStore Technical KYC, SiteInspect Web Content Monitoring, and Marketplace Content Monitoring Solution at the 6th China Information Technology Expo in Shenzhen

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Mar

28

Austreme Win the Best in Big Data/Analytics in the Enterprise Innovation Awards 2017

Austreme is awarded the Best in Big Data/Analytics in the Enterprise Innovation Awards 2017, from a variety of entrants and nominees such as Birst, Cloudera, HPE, maana.io, MapR, Qlik Sense, Splunk and Tableau.

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Mar

15

Austreme Win the Hong Kong ICT Awards 2018 – FinTech Award (RegTech & Risk Management)

Austreme’s Transaction Laundering Detection technology received the Gold Award of the Hong Kong ICT Awards 2018 – FinTech Award (RegTech & Risk Management) stream. Mr. Terence Chau, Founder & CEO of Austreme is pleased to receive the trophy from Mr. Nelson Chow, Chief FinTech Officer of Hong Kong Monetary Authority.

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2017

Dec

20

Austreme Joins Technology and Financial Companies to Deter Online Child Pornography

Austreme contributes to global efforts to combat commercial child sexual abuse and exploitation. By joining as a team member of the APAC-FCACP’s Technology Challenges Work stream, Austreme will collaborate with the stream and identify any nefarious activities that may relate to child sexual exploitation materials found in our ever-increasing big data which is composed of 30 million websites.

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Dec

19

Hong Kong Awards for Industries 2017 – Certificate of Merit for Technological Achievement

At the annual Hong Kong Awards for Industries (HKAI) presentation ceremony officiated by Chief Executive of Hong Kong – Mrs Carrie Lam, Austreme received a Certificate of Merit for Technological Achievement. From a total of 233 entries received, Austreme was selected for this category for achieving a high level of technological innovation, commercialisation and the fostering of technology culture.

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Dec

12

Become an Approved Organisation Under IP Manager Scheme

Austreme is now an approved organisation under the IP Manager Scheme by the Intellectual Property Department, HKSAR Government

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Dec

6

Austreme Discovers Crypto-jacking Software in Merchant Sites

Through its Transaction Laundering Detection, SiteInspect web content monitoring and cybersecurity monitoring service, Austreme has recently discovered a number of hidden JavaScript intended for cryptomining processes, embedded over several merchant websites.

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Nov

20

Chosen as Top 25 APAC Cyber Security Providers – 2017

Austreme is chosen as one of the Top 25 APAC Cyber Security Providers – 2017 by CIOAdvisor APAC magazine.

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Sep

22

Present to the Hong Kong Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO)

Austreme is invited by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administration Region to present its award-winning Transaction Laundering Detection and SiteInspect Web Content Monitoring solutions.

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Aug

2

Speak at MasterCard Global Risk Leadership Conference – Asia Pacific 2017

Austreme was invited to be one of the panelists with topic “Effectively Managing Compliance to Optimize Operational Performance” at MasterCard Global Risk Leadership Conference – Asia Pacific which was held at Capella Singapore from July 31 to August 2, 2017.

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Jun

29

Speak at The 21st China International Software Expo in Beijing

Austreme was invited to speak at The 21st China International Software Expo which was held at Beijing Exhibition Centre from June 29 to July 1, 2017. During the Expo, Austreme showcased and presented its Transaction Laundering Detection (TLD) and VerifyStore Brand Protection Solutions to the visitors.

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May

24

Showcase Merchant Compliance Technologies at Visa Security Summit 2017 in Seoul, Korea.

Austreme showcases its merchant compliance technologies at Visa Security Summit 2017 in Seoul, Korea.

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Mar

30

Austreme Pass the Forth PCI-DSS Audit

Austreme passed the forth PCI-DSS audit conducted by the Australian Qualified Security Assessor (QSA).

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Mar

30

Win the Hong Kong ICT Awards 2017 – Best Smart Hong Kong Award (Open Data / Big Data Application)

Austreme’s Transaction Laundering Detection (TLD) is honored the Hong Kong ICT Awards 2017 – Best Smart Hong Kong Award (Open Data / Big Data Application)

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2016

Nov

23

Harbin Bank signed Transaction Laundering Detection Service Agreement with Austreme

Austreme will provide 3 years of TLD Service to Harbin Bank under the agreement.

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Oct

25

Share About Anti-fraud in Card Payment Industry at The Payment & Clearing Association of China

Austreme was invited to discuss and share its view about anti-fraud in card payment industry at the Payment & Clearing Association of China.

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Aug

17

Guangdong Nanyue Bank Uses Austreme’s Online Merchant Monitoring Service

Guangdong Nanyue Bank signs Online Merchant Monitoring Service Contract with Austreme.

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Aug

10

Highlighted as “An Innovative Forensic Fintech Start-up”

Hong Kong Trade Development Council highlights Austreme as “An Innovative Forensic Fintech Start-up” in VENTURE HONG KONG

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Aug

8

Panelist at MasterCard Asia Pacific Global Risk Leadership Conference 2016

Austreme was one of the panelists in the MasterCard Asia Pacific Global Risk Leadership Conference discussing about “New Threats and Challenges Impacting Acceptance” on August 3. As the Registered MasterCard Merchant Monitoring Service Provider (MMSP), Austreme shared the expert view on the most effective solution for mitigating BRAM violations.

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Jul

22

Speak at MasterCard Global Risk Leadership Conference – Asia Pacific 2016

Austreme will speak as one of the panelists and exhibit in the forthcoming MasterCard Global Risk Leadership Conference – Asia Pacific held in Grand Hyatt Bali, Indonesia from August 1 to 4, 2016. At MasterCard’s panel discussion on August 3, Austreme will share knowledge and best practices on key payment security issues, vulnerabilities and innovative techniques to mitigate fraud. Austreme will also showcase its solutions of Merchant Onboarding and Monitoring – Transaction Laundering Detection and VerifyStore Brand Protection Program. As a PCI DSS-compliant TLD solution provider, Austreme professionals will deliver industry know-how in continuous monitoring of e-commerce websites to reduce risks of brand violations and avoid penalties.

May

18

Featured in InvestHK Case Study

InvestHK Case Study – Austreme Expands Global Fintech Business from Hong Kong

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May

4

Exhibit at MasterCard Global Risk Leadership Conference – America 2016

As a PCI-compliant Registered Merchant Monitoring Service Provider (MMSP), Austreme will exhibit in the MasterCard Global Risk Leadership Conference – America from May 10 to 11, 2016. The Conference will be held in Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach, California, USA. It offers a thought-provoking and informative forum to learn about the latest tools and techniques for minimizing fraud risk and maximizing profitability. During the Conference, Austreme will demonstrate its latest Transaction Laundering Detection and VerifyStore Merchant Onboarding & Brand Protection Solution. Our industry experts will share experience on how our TLD service helps attendees in minimizing the risk in brand violations and avoiding heavy penalty.

Apr

11

Austreme Establishes Regional Headquarters in Hong Kong

Austreme establishes regional headquarters in Hong Kong to pave the way for its global expansion in the coming years.

Press Release ( English )

Mar

1

Speak at Big Data and Industry Applications Forum Organized by GF Securities

Austreme was invited to speak about “Global Brand Protection Big Data” at Big Data and Industry Applications Forum organized by GF Securities in Shanghai, China.

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Feb

29

DHgate Uses Austreme’s Marketplace Content Monitoring Solution.

DHgate combats counterfeits with Austreme’s Marketplace Content Monitoring Solution.

Press Release ( English )

Feb

26

CCB International Securities Uses Austreme’s Web Security Audit Service for Its Stock Trading System.

CCB International Securities has signed agreement with Austreme for the Web Security Audit service for its stock trading system. This is the second engagement of CCB International Securities with Austreme.

Jan

27

Speak at Visa Taiwan Quarterly Meeting.

Austreme was invited to speak about “How to grow e-Commerce acquiring business by preventing GBPP” at Visa Taiwan Quarterly Meeting.

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Jan

21

Austreme “Merchant Risk & Brand Violations Statistics Report 2016” is available!

By consolidating the data collected from past investigations using advanced transaction laundering detection, technical KYC and web content monitoring technologies, Austreme is pleased to present its debut brand protection annual report 2016. It enables acquirers and Payment Service Providers to get insights featuring high risk website categories behind the acquiring business. It also reflects key security issues related to e-commerce websites. This report is a useful reference for risk and compliance management executives who deal with online payment.

Please send an email to info@www.austreme.com if you want this report!

2015

Nov

30

Passed Annual QSA Audit to Comply with PCI-DSS 3.1

Austreme passed the third PCI-DSS audit conducted by the Australian Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) Stickman Consulting. Our TLD solution is the industry first service that complies with PCI-DSS Version 3.1 requirements.

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Nov

26

Speak at Visa Hong Kong and Macau Quarterly Meeting 2015

Austreme was invited to speak about “Transaction Laundering: New Challenge to Acquirer Risk” at Visa Hong Kong and Macau Quarterly Meeting on 25 Nov, 2015. During the meeting, Austreme shared experience of tackling the emerging risks regarding online credit card payment transactions and how Transaction Laundering Detection Service can help acquirers in mitigating the risks of non-compliance of Visa Global Brand Protection Program (GBPP).

Nov

10

DHgate Deployed Austreme’s Transaction Laundering Detection Solution

China’s first cross-border online marketplace DHgate deployed Austreme’s Transaction Laundering Detection solution.

Press Release ( English )

Oct

26

Speak at 2015 MasterCard Data Security Seminar

Austreme is invited by MasterCard to present “Transaction Laundering: New Challenge Against Acquirers’ Risk Management” at 2015 MasterCard Data Security Seminar which will be held in Taipei, Taiwan on 28 Oct, 2015. In the Seminar, Austreme is going to share expert views on how Transaction Laundering Detection solution helps Acquirers, Payment Gateways and Merchants to develop their e-commerce businesses with effective risk management.

Aug

19

Strategic Investment from Intime Retail

Renowned technology company Austreme received strategic investment from Intime Retail.

Press Release ( English )

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Jul

2

Exhibit at MasterCard Global Risk Leadership Conference 2015

Austreme will showcase its Merchant Transaction Laundering Detection technology at MasterCard Global Risk Leadership Conference in The Fairmont, Singapore (August 25 – 28, 2015). Austreme, being a merchant monitoring service provider (MMSP), is a global leader in brand protection that helps card schemes, acquirers, payment gateways and payment facilitators to prevent illegal and brand-damaging merchant transactions from entering online payment networks. Austreme’s world first merchant transaction laundering detection service, formerly known as payment aggregation monitoring, has launched since 2011 and helped acquirers to mitigate the risks of violations of card schemes’ rules that cannot be detected by simple web content monitoring.

2014

Dec

8

Intelligent Database Has Launched

Austreme is pleased to announce its intelligent database ready to go live. Intelligent Database contains Big Data that can tell merchant sites’ Background and Relationship with other sites. This helps acquirers and payment service providers to assess merchant risks when considering merchant application during the underwriting stage.

Aug

1

Merchant Certification Service “VerifyStore Has Launched

Today, Austreme has launched its Merchant Certification service for brand protection for online merchants. Green Certificate is free for all online merchants that are not selling illegally. Silver Certificate is offered for those who register their payment gateway(s) with affordable annual fee. To prove you are a good merchant, apply for a certificate at www.VerifyStore.com.

2013

Sep

6

Passed Annual PCI-DSS QSA Onsite Audit 2013

Austreme passed annual PCI-DSS QSA Onsite audit. Austreme’s Cloud Infrastructure & Services continue to comply with PCI-DSS 2.0 audited by an Australian Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) Stickman Consulting.

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Aug

19

MasterCard Global Risk Management Conference

Austreme is invited to speak about “Preventing Brand Violations via Aggregation Monitoring” at the MasterCard Global Risk Management Conference 2013. 20 – 23 Aug, 2013 at JW Marriot Hotel, Phuket, Thailand. At MasterCard’s panel discussion, Austreme will share its expert view on “Payment Facilitator Model – Mitigating the Risk”.

May

29

Speak at Visa Security Summit (APCEMEA)

Austreme is invited to speak about “Preventing Brand Violations” at the Visa Security Summit (APCEMEA) 2013. The Summit will be held from 29 to 30 May, 2013 at Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand. At Visa’s panel discussion, Austreme will share its expert view on “How to Manage PSP Risks and Grow Good Business”.

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2012

Oct

23

Top 23 Innovative Companies of The Year 2012 in Australia’s Tech23

Austreme is chosen to be The Top 23 Innovative Companies of The Year 2012 in Australia’s Tech23. Tech23 unearths the innovations happening right in Australia, 23 innovative companies in the tech space, supported by NSW Government.

Aug

21

Speak at MasterCard Global Risk Management Conference (APMEA) 2012

Austreme is invited to speak about Illegal Payment Aggregation Detection In-The-Cloud at the MasterCard Global Risk Management Conference (APMEA) 21 – 24 August, 2012 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Conference Information ( English )

Aug

15

Certified to Comply with PCI-DSS 2.0

Austreme’s Cloud Infrastructure & Services are now certified to comply with PCI-DSS 2.0 by an Australian Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) Stickman Consulting. 

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Jul

26

Speak at Visa National Brand Protection Task Force Meeting

Austreme is invited to speak about Illegal Payment Aggregation Detection In-The-Cloud at the Visa National Brand Protection Task Force Meeting, Beijing China.

Jan

6

与时代互联国际有限公司合作

时代互联国际有限公司与Austreme携手提供「网上应用安全服务」予中国大陆客户

Press Release ( Traditional Chinese )

2011

Sep

20

Invited to speak about “Protect Your Customer Data”

Austreme is invited to speak about “Protect Your Customer Data” on 20-21 Sep, 2011.

Presented by: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa, China UnionPay & Macau Payment Card Industry.
Co-organizers: Macau Police Force and Macau Privacy Bureau

Jun

28

Speak at MasterCard Global Risk Management Conference (APMEA)

Austreme is invited to speak about Cloud Security at the MasterCard Global Risk Management Conference (APMEA) 28 June – 1 July, 2011 in Beijing China.

Conference Information ( English )

Jun

8

Partner with New World Telecom

​New World Telecom collaborates with Austreme to provide “Web Application Security Service” in Hong Kong.

Press Release (  English | Tranditional Chinese )

Jan

29

Partner with “meetu on Yahoo”

​Austreme is chosen by “meetu on Yahoo!” as web application security provider.

Press Release ( Tranditional Chinese )

2010

Nov

15

Joint Promotion of Cloud Security with Wing Hang Bank

Austreme and Wing Hang Bank are jointly promoting cloud security for onine merchants in Hong Kong. Wing Hang Bank’s merchant can get up to 40% discount off.

Merchant Site Protection Datasheet ( English | Tranditional Chinese )

Merchant Site Security Audit Datasheet ( English | Tranditional Chinese )