Certain, Inc. Protects Sensitive Customer Data With New Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard 2.0 (PCI-DSS) Compliance

PCI Compliance Awarded to Certain for Sixth Consecutive Year; Longest Consistent PCI Compliance and Data Protection of All Event Management Providers

Oct 24, 2012, 11:00 ET from Certain, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Certain, Inc., the leading provider of event management solutions for the global meetings and events planning industry, announced today that the company has been awarded Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard 2.0 (PCI-DSS) compliance for the sixth consecutive year by the PCI-approved Quality Security Assessor, Coalfire. The Level 1 PCI version 2.0 compliance is the highest-level data security compliance a company can offer with the most stringent data security requirements for processing registrant cardholder information over the Internet. With PCI 2.0 compliance, the million of attendees that register for events using the Certain platform are assured their sensitive financial data and personal information is never compromised.

The new Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard 2.0 (PCI-DSS) is the most rigorous PCI compliance test yet. All levels of Certain's platform, processes, and HR practices passed Coalfire's on-site audit.  As a result, customers can be confident that Certain continually maintains a secure network, protects cardholder data, manages ongoing vulnerability, implements strong access control measures, regularly monitors and tests networks, and at all times maintains a current and relevant information security policy. 

"If your event management solution provider is not PCI Compliant your customers' sensitive data is at risk every time a credit card is swiped," says John Correia, VP, Product Operations and Deployment, Certain, Inc. "At Certain, our customers insist on solid data security, so our priority has always been to do whatever it takes to protect all sensitive customer data. The annual Level 1 PCI 2.0 compliance testing demonstrates this commitment to our customers."

To read more about Certain's initiatives around privacy and security, visit http://www.certain.com/security.

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