About Us - PCI Compliance
Credit Card Processing Specialists is a Level 1 Service Provider compliant with the PCI Data Security Standard, based on the rules and requirements of both Visa and MasterCard in the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). These standards have been developed to ensure all services which accept, handle, store, or transmit credit card information are taking the necessary precautions to protect consumer information.
Why PCI Compliance?
More consumers are starting to make purchases online using a credit card or another method of payment. With the rise of online services, it is becoming more and more essential to be able to ensure consumer information is being properly secured and stored to prevent theft of personal information. Hackers and scammers target this information to obtain either personal information to sell for marketing or fraudulent purposes or to steal credit card information to make unauthorized transactions.
PCI compliance is the definitive step towards ensuring that all communications between consumer and service provider are being properly secured.
All businesses which provide the means to pay by credit card must undergo the PCI DSS which consists of 12 individual requirements all of which must be passed. Regardless of the type of business, all businesses which accept, handle, store, or transmit credit card information are required to undergo and certify their PCI compliance on an annual basis. To undergo PCI compliance, give us a call or fill out the form to the right to get started. We will help you go through the steps to become PCI DSS certified.