Aurus’ patented payment solution removes POS systems from the scope of PCI compliance

PCI scope while processing transactions.

Aurus has announced the assignment of US Patent No. 8543461 for its payment solution, whizKavaj, which removes the POS from PCI scope while processing transactions. The patent describes the solutions various systems and methods that ensure that card data does not traverse through a stores Point of Sale.

The patent presents details on how businesses can isolate their store POS from PCI scope and simplify compliance with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI- DSS). It describes methods to lower the risk of fraud and increase security with the help of a mechanism that ensures that store POS systems never store, transmit or process customer’s card data.

whizKavaj is part of Aurus’ omni-channel platform whizPay. It spans across payment processing, CRM, loyalty, mobile, social media integration and is a technology that has been applied to leading hair salon and spas, restaurant and retail chains. Using this scalable, end-to-end PCI-compliant patented payment solution allows streamlining a store’s point-of-sale payment processing while keeping all sensitive data protected and all compliance mandates adhered to.

“Years of experience and research have resulted in the development of whizKavaj, as an optimal way to structure and process payment transactions” says Rahul Mutha, CEO of Aurus Inc. “It is important for stores to realize that PCI compliance does not also mean that a network is secure. By taking the POS out of PCI, whizKavaj guards against fraud, helps protect the stores brand reputation and increases consumer confidence. We take pride in the fact that our clients have validated this solution and have realized operational efficiencies”.

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