A new press release reports, “First Data, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, today announced a new PCI P2PE validation to its portfolio, TransArmor P2PE using Ingenico Group’s On-Guard solution. The addition of TransArmor P2PE makes First Data the first processor to offer enterprise clients a single, multi-layered solution with both point-to-point and end-to-end encryption. ‘The PCI Validation of TransArmor P2PE will reduce PCI scope for our enterprise clients, and minimize the burden these businesses feel on an annual basis,’ said EJ Jackson, Senior Vice President, Head of Security and Fraud Solutions at First Data. ‘Businesses that are secured by First Data stay compliant and provide their customers with the most secure commerce experience possible’.”
The release continues, “As part of the validation process, First Data partnered with Sysnet Global Solutions to ensure all facilities and processes met PCI P2PE guidelines. The addition of TransArmor P2PE adds to First Data’s suite of P2PE solutions, which secure data in use, in transit, and at rest. First Data’s Clover Solutions for small and medium sized businesses were P2PE validated in 2018, and CardConnect was validated in 2017. TransArmor P2PE using On-Guard is currently available on Ingenico Group’s Telium 2 line of smart terminals. First Data expects additional encryption types and terminal vendors to be added throughout 2019.”
Read more at Business Wire.
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