Security Appliance helps banks achieve PCI DSS compliance.
July 9, 2012 -
Tuned to meet financial market needs, IDENTIKEY Appliance incorporates IDENTIKEY software v3.4 and supports hardware security modules typically used in online banking environments. Solution provides organizations with plug-and-play managed server while maintaining mandatory compliance. Additional features include automatic updates, platform system monitoring, and schedule back-up as well as reporting tools. To ensure business continuity, secure replication functionality is also included.
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Vasco Data Security Inc.
1901 Meyers Rd., S., Suite 210
Oakbrook Terrace, IL, 60181
New Version of IDENTIKEY Appliance Helps Banks to Achieve PCI DSS Compliance
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and ZURICH -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI) (www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in authentication products, announces the new version of its IDENTIKEY Appliance,which incorporates IDENTIKEY software version 3.4 and offers support for hardware security modules (HSM), typically used in online banking environments. The updated appliance helps banks and financial organizations to achieve PCI DSS compliance and is specifically tuned to fit the needs of the financial market.
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a worldwide information security standard intended to reduce credit card fraud. It is a framework of regulations that was developed to create a robust payment card data security process that includes prevention, detection and appropriate reaction to security incidents, and it must be adopted by all organizations that handle payment card data.
Achieving PCI DSS compliance however, can be a complicated and time-consuming procedure that requires a lot of expertise and resources. VASCO's IDENTIKEY Applianceprovides organizations with a plug-and-play managed server while maintaining the mandatory compliance. Furthermore, IDENTIKEY Applianceoffers additional features such as automatic updates, platform system monitoring and schedule back-up as well as extensive reporting tools. Business continuity is guaranteed with a secure replication functionality.
"Implementing strong security policies is not just a matter of adhering to regulations, it provides financial organizations with a competitive and operational advantage as well," says Jan Valcke, President and COO of VASCO Data Security. "The new version of IDENTIKEY Appliance not only helps banks and other organizations to achieve PCI DSS compliance but goes beyond minimum requirements and provides a comprehensive, fully scalable and efficient security solution, mitigating risks of card fraud and data breaches."
VASCO is a leading supplier of strong authentication and e-signature solutions and services specializing in Internet Security applications and transactions. VASCO has positioned itself as global software company for Internet Security serving a customer base of approximately 10,000 companies in more than 100 countries, including over 1,700 international financial institutions. VASCO's prime markets are the financial sector, enterprise security, e-commerce and e-government.
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