In our quickly evolving world of payment acceptance, we constantly evaluate the security needs of our merchants and our organization
Addison, TX. (PRWEB) March 31, 2009
Addison, TX based Encore Payment Systems, http://www.EncorePS.com, a leader in the electronic payment processing industry, recently announced a strategic partnership with ControlScan, http://www.ControlScan.com, the leading provider of PCI compliance and security solutions exclusively focused on small merchants.
The PCI Security Standards Council has established PCI Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) designed to protect cardholder data. The standards apply to all organizations that store, process or transmit cardholder data. In an effort to alleviate merchant processing vulnerabilities and protect sensitive cardholder data, Encore has developed innovative measures to assist their merchants in compliance with these standards. In order to provide the highest levels of compliance training, certification and remediation, Encore has formed a strategic partnership with ControlScan.
"In our quickly evolving world of payment acceptance, we constantly evaluate the security needs of our merchants and our organization," said Robel Sebany, vice president of operations, Encore Payment Systems. "We are working closely with ControlScan to integrate the PCI DSS requirements into our current value-added suite of products and services, therefore ControlScan's expertise and technology resources are key in our management team's objective of providing a single-source solution for all small-to-medium sized merchants."
"We are excited to be working with Encore Payment Systems in this partnership," said Jethro Felton, executive vice president of sales and business development, ControlScan. "By utilizing ControlScan's PCI compliance solutions as part of their overall offering, Encore Payments will help their merchant community become secure, thereby ensuring that they meet all private and public regulatory requirements by protecting all cardholder data."
About Encore Payment Systems
Encore Payment Systems was established for the purpose of providing electronic payment processing solutions and other value-added services to small and medium-sized retail merchants throughout the United States. Encore is a leader in the electronic payment processing field providing credit card, debit card, ATM card, gift card, prepaid card, EBT and check processing services.
With over seventy years of combined experience in the electronic transaction processing industry, Encore's management team set forth a goal of creating a company with a sincere dedication to superior customer service and an honest and ethical approach to acquiring new customers. This vision has enabled Encore to become one of the fastest growing companies in the industry excelling in all aspects of merchant services.
Encore Payment Systems is located at 3801 Arapaho Road, Addison, Texas 75001. Visit Encore Payment Systems online at http://www.EncorePS.com
For further information, contact Jessica Bryant, Marketing Assistant, at 214-442-1700 x1333.
About PCI Compliance Provider, ControlScan
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, ControlScan is the leading provider of Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance and security solutions designed exclusively for small- to medium-sized e-commerce and retail merchants, which make up 98% of all merchants. ControlScan provides easy-to-use Web-based security solutions and a personal level of service that make it easy and cost-effective for these businesses to analyze, remediate and validate compliance. The company's core offerings are complemented by a number of value-added products that help merchants maintain a high security posture and market their achievements to shoppers, most notably Breach Protection insurance and Verified Secure security seals. ControlScan is the solution of choice for small merchants and acquirers because it offers security solutions that are built specifically with the small merchant in mind, a personal level of service and the best results. Acquirers and other merchant service providers rely on ControlScan to manage PCI compliance programs for their entire merchant portfolios to ensure maximum compliance rates.
For more information about ControlScan call 1-800-825-3301 or visit http://www.controlscan.com.