FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortrex Technologies Inc., a leading provider of PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) assessment services, today announced that Americaneagle.com, an industry leader in total turnkey online solutions, passed its 2009 Payment Card Industry (PCI) assessment. Americaneagle.com has engaged with Fortrex to perform the mandatory annual PCI assessment three years in a row. Fortrex's services ensure that Americaneagle.com is meeting the strict security standards instituted by the PCI Security Standards Council.
"We initially began working with Fortrex several years ago when they performed a PCI Gap Analysis of our security offerings. We have hundreds of clients that need to meet PCI standards, so it is very important that we work in a secure environment. Fortrex's assessment was very thorough and outlined all of the requirements we needed to improve on in order to become PCI compliant," Ryan McElrath, Chief Technology Officer, Americaneagle.com. ''In addition to the PCI Gap Analysis, we worked with Fortrex for the past three years and have attained PCI compliance each year. By becoming PCI compliant the culture within our company has evolved and has allowed us to grow to a new level. Fortrex is a great company to work with. They have tremendous industry knowledge, they were very easy to work with and they were responsive to all of our communications."
Fortrex offers the three robust mainline PCI DSS assessment/audit services including PCI Gap Analysis, SAQ Assistance, PCI Assessments, PA-DSS Assessments and ASV Approved Scanning Vendor.
"Securing customer and transaction data is critical for service providers and merchants. For the past eight years, we've worked closely with clients to help them proactively protect customer account data. We have assisted hundreds of customers -- like Americaneagle.com -- conform to the strict security standards instituted by the PCI Security Standards Council," said Chris Konrad, Senior Vice President, Client Services, Fortrex.
About Fortrex Technologies, Inc. (www.fortrex.com)
Since 1997, Fortrex Technologies has serves as a trusted security and risk management advisor to its clients throughout the world. Fortrex focuses exclusively on IT security, operational risk and regulatory compliance and helps organizations throughout the world identify, assess, remediate and manage their operational risks through consulting, audit, vendor management and human capital assistance. By providing expert technical assessments, Fortrex ensures the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data and systems through world-class, enterprise-wide information security services and solutions. Powered by a team of security and risk management experts and the industry's leading technology, Fortrex's in-depth risk assessments and solutions ensure that its client's information assets remain safe and secure.
Founded in 1978, Americaneagle.com is an industry leader in total turnkey online solutions, including website design, development, hosting and marketing -- essentially a one-stop shop offering a full range of solutions for anyone looking to succeed in their online endeavors. They have completed more than 5,000 projects for nearly every type and size of organization, in nearly every industry, including small businesses, start-ups, Fortune 500 companies, professional sports leagues and teams, and major retailers.
SOURCE Fortrex Technologies, Inc.