Saturday, 24 October 2020 19:45

Dialog Axiata’s Genie Fintech Platform re-certified for PCI DSS for the 4th year

Genie platform offered by Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, was re-certified the coveted Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Version 3.2.1 for the 4th consecutive year.

This certification was made by Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) SISA Information Security together with TechCERT, the local consultant and the technical service provider.

PCI DSS ensures the security of cardholder data for credit/debit cards from major card schemes by preventing frauds and data breaches. This is achieved by enforcing leading security controls over the storage, transmission, and processing of cardholder data.

Renuka Fernando, Chief Digital Services Officer of Dialog Axiata PLC stated, “At Genie, security is placed at top-priority and over the years, we have endeavoured to provide our customers with greater convenience through innovative digital solutions whilst also ensuring that steps are taken to uphold and maintain their privacy and security.

PCI DSS is the global data security standard adopted by the payment card brands for all entities that process, store or transmit cardholder data and/or sensitive authentication data. Administered by the PCI Security Standard Council.

It has 12 essential security compliance requirements which fall into six categories. These categories are; build and maintain a secure network, protect cardholder data, maintain a vulnerability management programme, implement strong access control measures etc.

(LIN)

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