Teleservices leader offers increased payment processing and data security
(December,17,2010) WILLOW GROVE, Pa. — AnswerNet, a leading multi-site provider of inbound, outbound and e-bound contact center services, has completed the certification process for Level 1 PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, known as PCI) compliance.
AnswerNet’s PCI compliance not only ensures highly secure payment processing, it also offers clients and their customers peace of mind knowing that their information is protected for a wide variety of applications such as product sales, recalls, emergency response situations, hotlines and e-commerce transactions.
“PCI compliance significantly reduces the risk of fraud and theft, which in turn can save our clients thousands of dollars in lost revenue and time,” says AnswerNet President and CEO Gary A. Pudles. “Achieving PCI compliance is an important part our continuing investment in, and commitment to, our network security infrastructure. Our customers and their clients should never have to spend one moment being concerned about the security of their data when working with AnswerNet.”
Created as a guideline to help organizations prevent credit card fraud and various other financial security threats, PCI compliance is mandated by all major credit card companies, including VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. The certification validation was completed by Trustwave®, an industry leader in PCI certification procedures.