Allied Wallet Receives Level 1 PCI DSS Compliance Validation
September 17, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsAllied Wallet has taken yet another step towards protecting consumer data and joined an exclusive club among payment solution providers. By receiving level 1 PCI compliance validation with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), Allied Wallet has made a clear statement about their concern for its clientele, that their processes meet even the most stringent data security standards.
Trustwave, the internationally recognized provider of information security and compliance solutions, performed the compliance validation of Allied Wallet, which they passed with flying colors.
"Allied Wallet has always pushed for a very high level of security with sensitive data; it has been a top concern of ours since Allied Wallet's inception. Allied Wallet has always gone out of its way to ensure that every safeguard that could be put in place was put in place" says Andy Khawaja, CEO and founder of Allied Wallet. "Our Level 1 PCI Compliance validation was an appreciative recognition of just how hard we all work here at Allied Wallet to protect the sensitive data. We are all very proud and will continue to strive for excellence."
The PCI DSS was created in 2004 by Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, JCB, and American Express to standardize the payment card industry regulations and requirements for safeguarding cardholder information and protect against theft and fraud.
On June 21st, 2010 Allied Wallet officially became validated for PCI Level 1 Compliance. Operating around the world, Allied Wallet allows websites to accept credit cards online and provides ewallet and ach processing solutions.