Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania: eCard Solutions Ltd (ECS) and its operations center in Dar-es-Salaam Tanzania will be undergoing it’s first on-site PCI DSS Audit shortly. Pending the success of the audit, ECS will become the first processor in East Africa, and one of the handful in all of Africa to achieve PCI DSS Compliance.
As part of its commitment to provide the most secure services ECS has been working on the stringent PCI DSS Compliance requirements for a period a year. The On-Site audit is being conducted by the appointed Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) Ambersail, UK. The current compliance is being audited on version 1.2 as per industry best practice.
About ECS: ECS is a complete end-to-end payment solutions provider that provides a broad range of electronic commerce and transaction processing services on both the issuing and the acquiring front. ECS has deployed a an EMV compliant payment infrastructure and is currently serving multiple banks in the region.
About PCI DSS: The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is an information security standard for organizations that handle cardholder information for the major debit, credit, prepaid, e-purse, ATM, and POS cards. The standard is currently mandated by Visa, MasterCard and other notable card payment systems.
About Ambersail, UK: Ambersail is a specialist provider of PCI DSS assessments and assistance, penetration testing, strategic security audits and security consultancy. Ambersail delivers clear, understandable advice backed up by experts you can speak with.