FSV Payment Systems Makes Visa USAs List of CISP Compliant Service Providers

Monday 7 June 2004 18:01 CET | News

FSV Payment Systems has been added to Visa U.S.A. List of CISP Compliant Service Providers. The Cardholder Information Security Program (CISP) establishes a set of twelve industry-wide requirements designed to protect sensitive information.

Being added to Visas list of CISP compliant service providers demonstrates FSVs commitment to protecting the confidentiality and integrity of cardholder data and personal data used to make purchases from merchants using the FSV payment gateway. The twelve requirements of Visas CISP include such security mainstays as installing and maintaining working firewalls to protect data, keeping security patches up-to-date, protecting stored data, encrypting data sent across public networks, using and regularly updating anti-virus software, restricting access by need to know, assigning unique IDs to each person with computer access, excluding vendor-supplied defaults for passwords and security parameters, tracking all access to data by unique ID, regularly testing security systems and processes, implementing and maintaining an information security policy and restricting physical access to data. Compliance status is for one year, renewable depending on a companys meeting of all twelve requirements at the revalidation due date.

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