Midco Connections Receives PCI-DSS v1.2.1 Certification

Mar 24, 2011, 12:14 ET from Midco Connections

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Midco Connections, a leading provider of outsourced contact center services (call centers) announced today that it has completed its PCI-DSS v1.2.1 assessment performed by CompliancePoint, a PCI Security Council Qualified Security Assessor Company, and that Midco Connections was found to be compliant with the PCI Data Security Standards and certified as a Level 1 service provider.

Jerry Wyble, Vice President and Practice Manager of CompliancePoint stated, "Midco has proactively taken the steps to protect the safety and security of all client information.  By achieving PCI Level 1 Certification, Midco has met the highest standard for security in processing credit card transaction data."

Midco Connections (www.midcoconnections.com) does not directly process banking data.  The PCI-DSS certification shows that it can provide the highest level of protection of its customers' data hosted in its facilities.  As a result, Midco Connections' clients will be able to simplify their own accreditation processes to the PCI-DSS standard and can rely on secure storage of customer and payment data.  

CompliancePoint conducted a comprehensive third party PCI-DSS audit.   The independent audit confirmed that Midco Connections meets the strictest certification standards required, including physical access, controls, and information security policies and procedures.

"We've always taken the security of our clients' data seriously.  Having our PCI-DSS Certification opens new markets for us to support, such as the financial market.  It also instills confidence in our current and future business partners," stated Cordell Brooks, General Manager of Midco Connections.  

About Midco Connections

Midco Connections has been servicing customers for 30 years and has evolved into a full service customer contact center offering outsourced services for outbound, inbound, chat, email, IVR, and customer satisfaction surveys.  Recognized in the industry as a premier provider of outsourced services, Midco proudly serves the retail/catalog market, legal intake, healthcare, utility, financial services industry, in addition to other markets.  To learn more about Midco Connections go to www.midcoconnections.com.

*Midco Call Center Services, D.B.A. Midco Connections is a wholly owned subsidiary of Midcontinent Media, Inc and a sister company to Midcontinent Communications.

Mike Broderick

Business Development Manager - Midco Connections

4901 E. 26th Street, Sioux Falls, SD  57110



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