Greatresponder.com – 2011-06-12 – Layered Technologies well known US based web hosting provider and data center operator announced on Thursday that it is completely compliant with new, second versions of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard.
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard version 2.0 was developed by noticable players in the credit card business industry and maintained by the PCI Security Standards Council group.
PCI certification is known as one of the strictest security standards – a prerequisite for all serious providers that are dealing with online customers, or anyone accepting credit card payment, as well as a good general indicator of a service provider’s reliability and security.
According to press release, Layered Tech said that new services complied with the previous standard, and “has already supported clients who have successfully been assessed against the new PCI 2.0 requirements.” New criteria option for PCI 2.0 include clarifications, new guidance and new requirements, all related to evolving and emerging threats to data security.
“Layered Tech actively participates in the proceedings of the PCI Security Standards Council, and in addition to maintaining a continual state of compliance, we leverage our relationships with Qualified Security Assessors in the industry to ensure we have a solid understanding of changing evaluation requirements,” says Layered Tech president Brad Hokamp, quoted in the press release. “Layered Tech helps clients understand the specific impacts of current PCI compliance regulations, and we are dedicated to creating solutions that enable clients to focus on their core business instead of worrying about technology requirements, including PCI compliance.”
Layered Tech also said that they was number one web hosting company which have been approved as 100% PCI DSS compliant for managed services when the standard was launched in 2004 year.
While other companies just says that they supports certified PCI 2.0 compliant, Layered Tech services have been already approved by responsible financial institution as business which completely comply with new PCI 2.0 standard.
So making business with Layered Technologies you need to know that you are working with one of the most reliable and certified company in terms of financial control.
Small summarize on PCI 2.0:
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard 2.0 is an information security standard for organizations that handle cardholder information for the major debit, credit, prepaid, e-purse, ATM, and POS cards.