Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Bluefin Payment Systems
Ruston brings 20 years of payment security experience to his role of Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, where he serves as Bluefin Payment Systems’ security thought leader and technology evangelist. Ruston founded Bluefin in 2002 and speaks at conferences and industry events on payment security throughout the year. Bluefin was the first North American-based company validated by the PCI SSC for a point-to-point encryption (P2PE) solution in March 2014 and today specializes in PCI-validated P2PE integrated and stand-alone solutions for retail, mobile, call center and kiosk/unattended environments, and secure Ecommerce technologies including transparent redirect and tokenization.
Ruston is a PCI Professional (PCIP), Certified Payment Professional (CPP), Certified Internet Business Strategist (CIBS), and an active participant with the PCI Security Standards Council (SSC).