Peer1 Hosting Gets PCI DSS Certification

Peer1 hosting, one of the leading web hosting providers in the U.K recently announced that it has attained the coveted Level 1 Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard certification foe its managed hosting and colocation services across the globe.

For web hosts, a certification like the PCI DSS is an expected feature in the dedicated server environment. PEER 1′s clients who specialize in handling and processing customer card details and transactions are easily supported in a PCI environment. Data security and effective compliance are found to be the key drivers for businesses which process credit card transactions.PCI DSS is a set of  industry standards which make sure that the there is always enhanced payment data security and it is also authorized by major credit card companies.

“PEER 1 is committed to delivering IT infrastructure solutions that remove the security challenges and complexities our customers face,” said Fabio Banducci, president and CEO at PEER 1. “Meeting the standards set by the Payment Card Industry Security Council allows us to offer customers a single process that meets their compliance needs while allowing them to do what they do best – run their businesses.”

The PCI DSS standard audit was conducted by a third party security evaluator, who conducted several inspections regarding PEER 1′s procedures, policies, technical systems and technology infrastructure, where the web host met all the 12 PCI DSS requirements.

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