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PCI Compliance Services

Beyond Minimum Requirements: Comprehensive PCI Compliance for Ultimate Security

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As Qualified Security Assessors (QSA), we understand the critical importance of maintaining the security and integrity of payment card data.

Our PCI Compliance Services are designed to assist organizations in achieving and maintaining compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) with assurance. With our expertise and meticulous approach, you can achieve PCI compliance and handle payment card transactions while safeguarding sensitive information, without worry.

Our services go beyond mere checkboxes – we equip you with the knowledge, strategies, and confidence needed to safeguard payment card data and maintain the trust of your clientele.

Why Do You Need to Achieve PCI Compliance?

PCI compliance: where preparation meets prevention

Payment Card Networks Requirements

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Payment Card Networks Requirements
Major payment card networks like Visa, MasterCard, and American Express require merchants and service providers to be PCI compliant. Non-compliance can lead to penalties and restrictions on processing payments.
Data Security

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Data Security
PCI compliance is designed to ensure the security of payment card data throughout its lifecycle. It helps protect sensitive cardholder information from theft, unauthorized access, and fraud.
Customer Trust

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Customer Trust
Maintaining PCI compliance demonstrates your organization’s commitment to safeguarding its customers’ sensitive financial information. This builds trust among customers, encouraging them to continue using their payment services.
Legal Requirements

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Legal Requirements
Many regions and industries have legal requirements that mandate PCI compliance for organizations that handle payment card data. Non-compliance can result in legal penalties, financial losses, and reputational damage.
Avoiding Fines

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Avoiding Fines
Regulatory bodies can impose significant fines on organizations that fail to meet PCI compliance standards. These fines can be substantial and impact your organization’s financial stability.
Financial Consequences

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Financial Consequences
In case of a data breach or security incident, non-compliant organizations may be held liable for the financial losses that cardholders and financial institutions suffer. Compliance helps mitigate these risks.
Become PCI Compliant Today!
Show your commitment to data security and boost customer confidence.

Why Aerstone?

We Don’t Stop at Compliance

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Superior Expertise

As a Qualified Security Assessor, Aerstone boasts the expertise needed to interpret and apply PCI DSS requirements effectively, ensuring comprehensive compliance.

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Elevating Solutions Beyond Compliance

We don’t settle for mere compliance; we strive for alignment. Our approach goes beyond the checkbox, ensuring that the solutions we provide aren’t just fit for your organization – they’re harmonized with your unique needs.

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Proactive Security Mindset

Beyond the compliance checklist, we focus on elevating your overall payment card data security. Our strategies empower you to anticipate and mitigate risks before they materialize.

Discover the Aerstone Advantage
Aerstone takes you beyond compliance to risk mitigation and proactive planning in PCI.

Our Approach

Reach Compliance with Confidence and Clarity

Determine Appropriate Assessment Level

We assess whether your organization qualifies for self-assessment or requires assistance from a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), which is determined based on transaction volume. Organizations with higher transaction volumes may be required to undergo level 1 assessments, while those seeking guidance opt for levels 2-4.

Gather Artifacts

Once the assessment level is determined, we will work closely with you to acquire the necessary artifacts. These artifacts could include documentation, policies, procedures, and technical configurations pertinent to the compliance assessment.

Thorough Artifact Assessment

Our experts meticulously assess the provided artifacts against the PCI DSS requirements. This step involves a detailed examination of the artifacts to identify gaps and ensure alignment with compliance mandates.

Technical Assessment and Testing

In this phase, technical “testing” is conducted to evaluate the security measures in place. While the term “testing” is strong, it’s more akin to scanning or comprehensive evaluation. This step can encompass vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, and other technical assessments to identify vulnerabilities or weaknesses in the system.

Documentation and Results

We generate comprehensive documentation of the assessment process and results. This documentation includes details about the artifacts, the analysis conducted, and any vulnerabilities or gaps identified during the technical assessment.

Reporting Findings

We provide a comprehensive report to you, outlining the findings from both the artifact assessment and technical evaluation. This report presents a clear overview of compliance status, highlighting areas of compliance and potential vulnerabilities.

Mitigation Assistance

What sets us apart is our commitment to help customers address any identified vulnerabilities. We provide guidance and recommendations for mitigating the identified issues, offering actionable steps to enhance security and achieve compliance.

Issuing RoC and AoC

Once the mitigation steps are executed and compliance is achieved, we issue a Report on Compliance (RoC) and Attestation of Compliance (AoC). These documents affirm that your organization adheres to PCI DSS and displays your organization’s commitment to data security.

Segmentation Testing (When Necessary)

In some cases, segmentation testing is required to ensure that cardholder data environments are effectively isolated from other network segments. This step is separately contracted and can occur as a distinct phase following the primary PCI engagement.
Navigate Compliance Confidently
Choose Aerstone as your dedicated partner in the journey toward PCI compliance.