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What is PCI Compliance or PCI Compliant Hosting?

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In order to protect personal information and safeguard security of users making payment online, major credit card issuers created PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliance. It is mandatory for all payment card industry, financial institutions, Credit card companies and Merchants to comply with these standards. Failure to comply with these norms may result into fine to website owners.

The Main objectives of PCI compliance are as follows:-

  • Maintain a secure network
  • Protect Cardholder Data
  • Maintain a Vulnerability Management Program
  • Implement Strong Access Control Measures
  • Regularly Monitor and Test Networks
  • Maintain an Information Security Policy

Do you offer PCI Compliant Hosting?

Yes, we do offer PCI compliant hosting. PCI compliant hosting is applicable only on VPS and Dedicated Servers where individual server needs to be PCI Compliant. As this compliance is applicable only on VPS and Dedicated Servers, our team will help you to implement all security measures on the server or VPS. You may have a look at www.securitymetrics.com. They are well known for providing the certificates you would like to seek. You may sign up with them and they will scan your servers. They will then recommend a list of software changes in order for your servers to become “compliant”. If you forward these to us, we will do the upgrades for you. The next time they scan your server they should then issue you the PCI Compliant Certificate.

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