American Express

Weston, FL, United States

American Express

Weston, FL, United States

The American Express Company, also known as Amex, is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Manhattan's Three World Financial Center in New York City, United States. Founded in 1850, it is one of the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average Wikipedia.


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Patent
American Express | Date: 2017-01-19

A method includes receiving a message comprising a user identification code via a social media messaging channel. In addition, the method includes receiving geo-location information of the device transmitting the message. The method also includes verifying the user identification code by confirming that the geo-location information complies with stored expected geo-location information. The method also includes accessing data associated with a transaction account linked to the user identification code based on the content of the message. The method further includes transmitting a reply to the received message on the social media messaging channel.


Patent
American Express | Date: 2017-02-16

A system, method, and computer readable medium (collectively, the system) are provided. The system may include a processor configured to perform operations and/or steps comprising storing, by a processor, a session key on a mobile device, wherein the session key is encrypted. The system receiving a transaction request, decrypting the session key, and broadcasting a signal configured for being received by a magnetic stripe reader. Track 1 data and/or track 2 data may be encoded in the signal. The track 1 data and/or the track 2 data may also comprise a dynamically generated value that is generated based on the session key.


Patent
American Express | Date: 2017-03-10

An adaptable network security system includes trust mediator agents that are coupled to each network component. Trust mediator agents continuously detect changes in the security characteristics of the network and communicate the detected security characteristics to a trust mediator. Based on the security characteristics received from the trust mediator agents, the trust mediator adjusts security safeguards to maintain an acceptable level of security. Trust mediator also uses predetermined rules in determining whether to adjust security safeguards. Despite inevitable changes in security characteristics, an acceptable level of security and efficient network operation are achieved without subjecting users of the network to over burdensome security safeguards.


Patent
American Express | Date: 2017-03-13

The present disclosure includes a method comprising encrypting sensitive data, generating a token comprising a data identifier, tokenizing the encrypted sensitive data, and/or storing the encrypted sensitive data in association with the token to a token vault. Tokenizing may comprise mapping the encrypted sensitive data to the token. The method may further comprise storing the token to a cloud application, wherein the cloud application comprises a software application that functions within a cloud computing environment.


Patent
American Express | Date: 2017-03-13

The systems, methods, and computer program products (collectively systems) described herein are generally configured to monitor actions in digital channels. More specifically, the systems are capable of creating reservations for items and initiating payments for the items based on actions or information received from the digital channel. The systems are capable of syncing transaction accounts with various digital channels. Moreover, the systems are capable of initiating or completing transaction based on user information. The systems may also be capable of providing rewards based on activities or accomplishments in the digital channels. Moreover, the systems may be capable of verifying activities based on transaction information.


The system comprises approving a credit application during a single http session, transmitting an encoded secure token to a web-client participating in the http session, receiving from the mobile communications device the secure token, and transmitting the transaction account data to the mobile communications device, in response to the receiving the secure token. The system may further comprise the mobile communications device decoding the secure token.


Patent
American Express | Date: 2017-04-24

The present disclosure includes a system, method, and article of manufacture for generating an entity graph. The method may comprise determining a relationship between a first entity and a second entity based upon internal data, external data, and/or online data associated with the first entity, and generating the entity graph comprising at least two nodes and an edge connecting the at least two nodes. The method may further comprise, in various embodiments, tailoring marketing to the first entity based upon the entity graph, detecting fraud against the first entity based upon the entity graph, periodically updating the entity graph based upon new internal data and new online data, and/or adjusting the edge based upon a change in the relationship between the first entity and the second entity.


Patent
American Express | Date: 2017-04-24

A consumer uses a web client to transmit purchase information associated with a transaction to a merchant server. The purchase information is transmitted via a web acceleration server. The web acceleration server identifies enhanced authorization data associated with the transaction. The web acceleration server creates a pseudo authorization message. The web acceleration server transmits the pseudo authorization message to a transaction account issuer. The merchant server transmits an authorization request to the transaction account issuer. The transaction account issuer determines that the authorization request and the pseudo authorization message are associated with the same transaction. The transaction account issuer merges the authorization request and the pseudo authorization message and performs a fraud analysis. The transaction account issuer transmits an authorization response to the merchant.


Patent
American Express | Date: 2017-04-24

A system and method provide rewards or loyalty incentives to card member customers. The system includes an enrolled card member customer database, an enrolled merchant database, a participating merchant offer database and a registered card processor. The registered card processor receives a record for charge for a purchase made with an enrolled merchant by an enrolled card member customer and uses the record of charge to determine whether the purchase qualifies for a rebate credit in accordance with a discount offer from the enrolled merchant. If the purchase qualifies for a rebate credit, the registered card processor provides the rebate credit to an account of the enrolled card member customer. The system provides a coupon-less way for merchants to provide incentive discounts to enrolled customers.


Patent
American Express | Date: 2017-04-24

The systems and methods may be used to recommend an item to a consumer. The methods may comprise determining, based on a collaborative filtering algorithm, a consumer relevance value associated with an item, and transmitting, based on the consumer relevance value, information associated with the item to a consumer. A collaborative filtering algorithm may receive as an input a transaction history associated with the consumer, a demographic of the consumer, a consumer profile, a type of transaction account, a transaction account associated with the consumer, a period of time that the consumer has held a transaction account, a size of wallet, and/or a share of wallet. The method may further comprise generating a ranked list of items based upon consumer relevance values, transmitting a ranked list of items to a consumer, and/or re-ranking a ranked list of items based upon a merchant goal.

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