Ingrian and Ambiron Partner to Strengthen Credit Card Data Security

Monday 14 March 2005 21:43 CET | News

Ambiron and Ingrian Networks, have fomed a partnership to deliver innovative solutions for improving the security of payment data and ensuring compliance with credit card association security guidelines. With this new partnership, Ambiron and Ingrian will jointly market and deliver their complementary security services and products.

Today, organizations in the credit card payment processing space—including merchants, payment gateways, processors, and acquiring banks—must address the major credit card associations’ regulations for securing card data. With its strong partnerships with the premiere organizations in the payment industry and deep consulting expertise, Ambiron has established itself as one of the largest compliance solution providers in the payment industry. To augment its services, Ambiron has partnered with a few select technology providers that can help Ambiron clients take proactive steps to strengthen security measures. Given its in-depth understanding of today’s relevant security requirements and the security solutions available, Ambiron has elected to partner with Ingrian Networks. Ingrian provides a solution for encrypting sensitive data in applications and databases. By offering granular encryption, seamless integration, and centralized security management, Ingrian DataSecure™ Platforms enable organizations to effectively address a range of critical security gaps and the most rigorous security mandates, with unprecedented ease and cost effectiveness. Ambiron has joined Ingrian’s reseller program, and will leverage Ingrian solutions as part of its compliance offerings for the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards program. PCI Data Security Standards are a result of collaboration among the card associations to provide a unified approach to safeguarding sensitive cardholder data. Following are the card association programs from which the PCI draws its security requirements, and Ambiron’s related services: American Express DSOP—Ambiron is a qualified vendor of American Express’ Data Security Operating Policy (DSOP) program. Discover DISC—Ambiron is the preferred partner of the Discover Information Security and Compliance (DISC) program. Visa CISP—Ambiron is a qualified Visa Cardholder Information Security Program (CISP) assessor and has performed numerous audits for merchants and payment gateways to ensure their compliance with the program. MasterCard SDP—Ambiron is one of a handful of qualified vendors to offer scans to qualify vendors for the MasterCard Site Data Protection (SDP) program. Multi-Card Compliance Program (MCCP) —Ambiron’s MCCP combines the standards of Discover DISC, American Express DSOP, MasterCard SDP, and Visa CISP to provide a single, comprehensive compliance service.

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