PCI Compliance - Payment Service Providers

By: Sysnet Global Solutions  10-29-2010
Keywords: Risk Assessment, Business Continuity, Information Security

PCI DSS is a very important factor in the day-to-day business of Payment Service Providers as they process large quantities of payment card details for their clients. Sysnet conduct over fifty PSP audits annually and our PSP service package is focused around 3 key areas that are most important to PSPs.
 

1.  Testing & Audit Services
With so much credit card information flowing through their systems, it is not surprising that PSPs have a history of being targeted by internet hackers. Because our number one priority is to ensure that our PSP clients are protected as realistically as is possible, from attacks and new hacking techniques, we focus on more intense testing and audit services.


We offer PSPs a more competitive daily rate than they might expect from a globally active QSA which allows us to spend more time on-site with our PSPs clients. Our aim is to provide a service package and a more regular and intense set of tests at a realistic price to assist in maintaining PCI DSS compliance, while ensuring that we focus on the common weak areas exploited by hackers. For example, our service includes a high level of focus on the logging and risk assessment practices currently in place within an organisation.


2. Maintaining Certification

In addition to more regular testing we understand that maintaining certification and visibility on the various payment scheme websites is vital to the success of any PSP. Falling off these lists or going into a state of ‘amber’ can have negative implications for PSPs from both an existing and new client perspective. Therefore, Sysnet emphasise the importance of our relationship with the payment schemes to ensure Report on Compliance (RoC) reports and attestation documentation is fully completed and submitted on time.


3. Partnership Approach

Finally, we understand that when we provide quality services to our PSP clients they often reward us by recommending our services to their merchant clients and partners. We therefore look at ways of partnering with our PSP clients either through offering their merchants competitive PCI DSS service pricing or training our PSP partners to provide an element of PCI support to their merchants, enabling them to benefit from new revenue sources through the provision of value added services.

We provide tailored packages to meet the specific needs of Payment Service Providers.


For further information on our
PCI compliance services and Payment Service Providers packages
, please contact one of our Sales representatives by calling +27 46 622 6123 or by completing our Online Enquiry Form or Request a Call Back Form on our website.


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Keywords: Business Continuity, Information Security, Information Security Services, Pci, Risk Assessment