Revention announced today that its online ordering solution, HungerRush, is now officially registered with Level 1 PCI Data Security Standard certification.
Restaurant online ordering and mobile app ordering are growing trends that indicate PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliancy is more important than ever before to decrease online theft and fraud.
PCI Data Security Standard is a series of security requirements that any company that stores, processes or transmits credit card data must follow in order to protect sensitive data and prevent the risk of fraud. PCI DSS certification is granted only after a lengthy process that involves many steps and procedures.
"Completing the PCI DSS certification was costly and a rigorous process, but worth every minute to ensure we are doing everything we can to protect consumer data and our customers' business," said Rick Doyle, Revention's chief technology officer.
After completing the card brand requirements, it is imperative that an online ordering service provider register with the card brands as a PCI compliant company. The card brand will validate the requirements and ensure a certified PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), and a PCI SSC Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) were used to complete the requirements. The quickest way to find out if your online ordering company has been approved by Visa and/or Mastercard as a PCI DSS certified service provider is to check the following websites:
- Visa Global Registry of Service Providers: visa.com/splisting/searchGrsp.do
- MasterCard PCI Compliant Service Provider List: mastercard.com/us/company/en/whatwedo/compliant_providers.html
A potential breach can damage brand reputation and consumer confidence, and can also lead to financial penalties.
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