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SafenSoft and Tinkoff Bank received FINAWARD


SafenSoft and Tinkoff Bank received the award at the tenth annual award ceremony of innovations and achievements in the financial industry FINAWARD 2019 in the nomination " Information security integration or anti-fraud service" for the project “ATM security management System”. The award ceremony was held on August 27 at the Golden Palace in Moscow.


The annual Award for innovative achievements in the financial industry since 2013 has been celebrating the brightest product and IT integration in the financial sector. The business magazine "Banking Review", as the award’s founder, collects the most significant banking and financial products, services, their integration’s ways and creators.

About the project:

Tinkoff Bank has implemented the ATM and payment terminal’s software secure maintenance mode using SoftControl TPSecure products. The solution provides control over making changes to the hardware and software configuration of devices. Whitelisting technologies for processes and applications allow to use only trusted software on the devices to be protected. Dynamic integrity monitoring and process activity monitoring allow to perform only clients operations' trusted scenarios on the device.

Unique selling proposition:

  • The first project in Russia and in the world to bring the network of self-service banking devices running in the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system into compliance with the requirements of the international standard for processing payment card data PCI DSS;
  • Strong implemented protection measures do not complicate the introduction of payment application updates on the devices' network, which allows to quickly launch new banking products with a strong push-out offer model and provide the Bank with technological leadership in the financial services market;
  • Together with Tinkoff Bank experts a new unique functionality of the proactive information security solution SoftControl was created. the new ATM hard disk encryption module takes into account the peculiarities devices operation of banking self-service – the disk decryption key is linked to the hardware characteristics of peripheral devices without using the TPM module of the ATM motherboard. This allows to implement measures for trusted loading of a device operating in self-service mode without affecting the operation of special electronics;
  • The security measures implemented on the device network have been repeatedly tested by penetration tests by leading companies in the field of security analysis of critical IT infrastructure.

SafenSoft chief business development officer, Svetozar Yakhontov:

«This year the nominees were very strong professional teams. It was an honor to find ourselves in such people's company. And it was double pleasure that our colleagues had the opportunity to be happy for our success».

Alexey Baklanov, Tinkoff Department of Payment Risks and Claims Work Head:

«We are glad that the jury of the respected award highly appreciated our joint solution with SafenSoft to improve the operations in ATMs security. SafenSoft – our reliable partner, with whom we introduce the most advanced technologies in our innovative ATMs, which makes them one of the safest on the market. We plan to continue and expand cooperation for the benefit of our customers in order to protect their funds from any threats as effectively as possible».

About SafenSoft:

SafenSoft is a company-developer of information security software. Currently, more than 20 software products are combined under the company's brands to protect the IT infrastructure from targeted attacks, protect information from illegal copying and distribution, as well as code obfuscation and data encryption tools. The company has a distribution network in 89 countries around the world. The company's popular product, SoftControl TPSecure, is installed on more than 180 thousand ATMs and payment terminals in Russia and 24 countries around the world.

Tinkoff - an online financial ecosystem built around the needs of the client. The Tinkoff ecosystem provides a full range of financial services for individuals and businesses. Tinkoff pays special attention to the development of lifestyle banking: the ecosystem gives customers the opportunity to analyze and plan personal spending, invest savings, receive bonuses under loyalty programs, book trips, buy movie tickets, book tables in restaurants and much more. All Tinkoff services are available through mobile applications and the website

The core of the ecosystem is Tinkoff Bank, founded in 2006 — the largest independent online bank in the world, serving more than 10 million customers. The bank was recognized as the best in ensuring information security and countering fraud in Central and Eastern Europe by the Global Finance magazine in 2019. The company's payment terminals and ATMs comply with the requirements of the international PCI DSS standard.

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