InterceptEFT® Receives Level 1 Recertification by Payment Card Industry (PCI DSS)Fargo, ND (November 3, 2008) - InterceptEFT, a national leader in payment-processing services and software, has been recertified as a Level 1 service provider by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS).
As a Level 1 provider, InterceptEFT meets PCI's stringent standards for cardholder data protections, network security, access control measures, monitoring and testing, and company policies. The recertification followed an extensive annual audit, review and assessment of InterceptEFT's various systems and processes. Level 1 is the top certification level issued by PCI.
"Our team is focused on reliable, secure credit card transactions and protecting customer data," said Bryan Smith, President and Co-Founder of InterceptEFT. "Our Level 1 PCI recertification is further proof that we have the right people, a secure network, compliant procedures and continuous monitoring."
The Data Security Standard (DSS) was developed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which includes major credit card providers such as American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCB International, MasterCard Worldwide and Visa Inc. The council works to establish consistent data security measures across the world.
Additional information is available at https://www.pcisecuritystandards.org.