Allentown, PA (PRWEB) August 5, 2009
INetU Managed Hosting (http://www.inetu.net/), an enterprise managed hosting provider, announced today that it has joined the PCI Security Standards Council as a new participating organization. As a Participating Organization, INetU will work with the Council to evolve the PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) and other payment card data protection standards.
The PCI DSS, endorsed by American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCB International, MasterCard Worldwide and Visa Inc., requires merchants and service providers that store, process or transmit customer payment card data to adhere to information security controls and processes that ensure data integrity. More information on the council and the standard can be found at http://www.pcisecuritystandards.org.
As a Participating Organization, INetU will now have access to the latest payment card security standards from the Council, be able to provide feedback on the standards and become part of a growing community that now includes more than 500 organizations. In an era of increasingly sophisticated attacks on systems, adhering to the PCI DSS represents an entity's best protection against data criminals. By joining as a Participating Organization, INetU is adding its voice to the process.
"The PCI Security Standards Council is committed to helping everyone involved in the payment chain protect consumer payment data," said Bob Russo, General Manager of the PCI Security Standards Council. "By participating in the standards setting process, INetU demonstrates they are playing an active part in this important end goal."
"As a PCI certified hosting provider, we feel it's important to share our expertise and experience in online security and voice the needs and challenges of our customers with the PCI Security Standards Council," remarked Dev Chanchani, President of INetU Managed Hosting, "We are striving to make the Internet safe and secure, for e-retailers and shoppers alike. We will work with the council to ensure everyone benefits from the PCI standard in terms of privacy, safety and compliance as part of a comprehensive security solution."
About INetU Managed Hosting
INetU is a Managed Hosting Provider located in Allentown, PA, USA (http://www.inetu.net). Dedicated to building long-term relationships with its clients, INetU supports many popular Web applications and provides high availability hosting for Enterprise Web sites in the Online Retail, Healthcare, Financial Services, SaaS, Web Development, Education, Government, Consulting, and Non-Profit sectors. INetU recently scored a 96.5% customer satisfaction rating and is PCI, SAS 70 Type-II, and Safe Harbor compliant.
About PCI Security Standards Council
The mission of the PCI Security Standards Council is to enhance payment account security by driving education and awareness of PCI security standards. For more information, please visit http://www.pcisecuritystandards.org
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