Etisalat upgrades its PCI certification for its payment gateway

Upgrading PCI DSS compliance

Telecom operator, Etisalat, is upgrading its PCI DSS certification for the Etisalat Payment Gateway, reports The PayPers. The PCI-DSS standard is an information security standard for corporations handling cardholder information which certifies that e-commerce payments can be made securely through a payment infrastructure. With this certification the company aims to become one of the largest online payment service providers in the UAE.

Etisalat’s Payment Gateway infrastructure was assessed by Paladion, the Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), recognized by PCI Security Standard Council. Based on the assessment, Paladion certified Etisalat’s compliance with PCI-DSS V2.0 as a payment service provider.

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