PCI Compliance is increasingly important to all online store owners. PlanetAuthorize™ payment solutions are designed to be PCI Compliant and can be implemented to meet the strict PCI standard. Our FraudTrust™ fraud prevention service can help ensure your business meets all payment card industry security standards.
What is PCI Compliance?
The PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) was created by the major credit card companies to ensure the adoption of consistent security measures by all merchants. There are 12 requirements for meeting the PCI DSS, broken into 6 groups:
Build and Maintain a Secure NetworkRequirement 1: Install and maintain a firewall configuration to protect cardholder data
Requirement 2: Do not use vendor-supplied defaults for system passwords and other security parameters
Protect Cardholder DataRequirement 3: Protect stored cardholder data
Requirement 4: Encrypt transmission of cardholder data across open, public networks
Maintain a Vulnerability Management ProgramRequirement 5: Use and regularly update anti-virus software
Requirement 6: Develop and maintain secure systems and applications
Implement Strong Access Control MeasuresRequirement 7: Restrict access to cardholder data by business need-to-know
Requirement 8: Assign a unique ID to each person with computer access
Requirement 9: Restrict physical access to cardholder data
Regularly Monitor and Test NetworksRequirement 10: Track and monitor all access to network resources and cardholder data
Requirement 11: Regularly test security systems and processes
Maintain an Information Security PolicyRequirement 12: Maintain a policy that addresses information security
For more information on PCI Compliance please visit the PCI Security Standards Council web site (https://www.pcisecuritystandards.org/ ). Web site Magazine has an excellent article related to PCI Compliance.
Planetauthorize Payment GatewayPlanetauthorize Payment Gateway is a PCI Compliant service. Planetauthorize™ is proud to unilaterally exceed industry requirements by not only maintaining Visa’s CISP and PCI standards but also completing MasterCard RAMP review and SDP certification. Our in-house engineers develop and support
all Planetauthorize software to ensure that only secure and high quality products are released. We pride ourselves in reaching and maintaining the highest level of security. When customers call for assistance, our expert engineers tend to their needs.