Platform9 has received Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Compliance after completing and passing the evaluation conducted by a Qualified Security Assessor certified by the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC).
The standard requires meeting a framework of security protocols intended to ensure a secure environment for companies that process, store, or transmit credit card information as well as service providers for such companies.
During the evaluation process, Platform9 completed all sections of the PCI DSS SAQ, resulting in an overall compliant rating, according to the PCI Security Standards Council. The report stated Platform9 demonstrated full compliance within the PCI DSS guidelines.
“Becoming PCI Compliant is an important step for Platform9 as it expands its roster of retail and financial services customers,” said Roopak Parikh, Co-founder and CTO of Platform9. “As credit cards continue to serve as the payment of choice for most consumers when making a purchase, it is now, more than ever, imperative that retailers are able to guarantee that its cardholder data is secure and protected against fraudulent attacks.”