Initiative will enable simple and easy compliance of the PCI Data Security Standard that applies to all members, merchants, and service providers that store, process or transmit cardholder data.
Promisec Inc. a technology leader in clientless solutions to enforce the security, compliance and integrity of endpoints and servers, announced a partnership today with VigiTrust, a world leader in the provision of PCI DSS security assessment and consulting services. VigiTrust and Promisec will offer an Initial Security Assessment Against Requirements of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) This program combines assessment expertise provided by VigiTrust and supported by best of breed enterprise asset discovery, management and security technology from Promisec. It has been specially crafted to help merchants and payment service providers to engage into a PCI DSS compliance strategy and remediation plan.
The PCI Data Security Standard is an effort to raise security levels within the payment card services industry and is based on a suite of technical and best practice security requirements which must be adhered to by entities.
By bringing together experts from the security technology world and from the security best practice and compliance arena, Promisec and Vigitrust are able to offer an end-to-end PCI DSS compliance platform. Merchants and Payment Service providers will benefit from best in breed technological audits performed using Promisec award winning Promisec Spectator clientless endpoint technology and will leverage the in-depth field based expertise of VigiTrust in helping organization achieve PCI DSS compliance.
The combination of cost-effective proven technology together with advice on how to maximize on previous security investment to not only achieve compliance but also increase employee productivity and reduce security breach and legal exposure makes the Promisec & VigiTrust PCI DSS compliance program a win-win for entities.
“We are pleased to engage with VigiTrust around PCI DSS, due to high customer demand around this area of compliance,” said Alan Komet, vice president of Promisec. “Now, our joint customers can meet the high standards for data protection without the pain normally associated with the process."
For more information about an initial security assessment against PCI DSS please contact – Ari Tammam, Promisec VP Channels at atammam[.]promisec.com.
About Promisec Spectator
Promisec Spectator software (also known as Clientless Endpoint Security Management technology) provides enterprises with a complete security solution that protects them from threats originating within the internal network, caused by their own users, insiders or by technical mis-configuration. This software-only solution is normally installed on an administrator’s desktop or on a dedicated server in the SOC/NOC (Security/Network Operations Center) - not at the gateway. With detection, repair, prevention and monitoring modules, Promisec Spectator delivers a comprehensive solution to manage security on all organization network endpoints and servers.
VigiTrust is a global leader in the provision of security assessments and security learning solutions, including eSEC its flagship e-learning solution. VigiTrust specializes in security compliance and corporate governance by helping its global Fortune 500 customers comply with legal frameworks such as US Federal and State regulations and European Directives. It is a pioneer in the development of compliance programs for industry frameworks and standards focusing on PCI DSS and ISO 27001. VigiTrust has developed in-depth expertise in securing payment and government transactions and has been retained as external security subject matter experts by global retailers and payment service providers as well as government departments and agencies in North America and Europe. Founded in 2003 in Dublin, Ireland, where it is headquartered, VigiTrust opened its US base in New York early in 2008 and is also opening its European base in Paris this year.
Promisec, Inc. (promisec.com), is a technology leader in agentless management software. The company offers industry proven internal network security solutions in use by all size companies from SMBs to Global 2000 organizations. The company’s products, Promisec Spectator and Promisec Innerspace, protect against business disruption from internal network threats with the only agentless endpoint security software to deliver both monitoring and remediation for a layered approach to corporate network security. Privately held and founded in 2004, Promisec’s headquarters are located in Israel with offices in New York and Paris.