Barclaycard has announced a partnership with Sysnet Global Solutions, a provider of payment card industry compliance services specialising in PCI DSS compliance validation and merchant intelligence solutions, to provide PCI DSS compliance validation services to its UK based merchant customers.
Barclaycard engaged Sysnet to develop Data Security Manger, a compliance validation programme designed to meet the specific needs of Barclaycard’s merchant customers. It incorporates an intuitive profiling tool that helps the merchant determine their exact PCI DSS compliance validation requirement. Every question is accompanied by a detailed explanation to ensure that the merchant understands and can answer the questions correctly. Once the profile is complete the merchant is automatically presented with the appropriate Self Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ). Where applicable, merchants will also receive scheduled scans of their external networks that help identify potential points of vulnerability. Throughout the entire process merchants will receive ongoing communications to ensure they stay on track and they can also call the dedicated Data Security Helpdesk should they require any additional support.
Sysnet also provides Barclaycard with enhanced reporting and monitoring capabilities to manage the compliance of its merchants, assisting them in meeting their compliance requirements.
“We work very closely with our clients to ensure we deliver a solution that focuses on their particular goals” said Gabriel Moynagh, CEO at Sysnet Global Solutions “With Barclaycard it is clear that they are passionate about protecting their merchants and helping their merchants to protect their businesses and customers. The solution we have delivered makes it easy for merchants to understand and meet their PCI requirements, but also ensures that they take the steps necessary to protect their business.”
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