FOSTER CITY, Calif., Sep 17, 2007 Imperva today announced that it has joined the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council founded by American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCB, MasterCard Worldwide, and Visa International. The Council is an open global forum for the ongoing development, enhancement, storage, dissemination and implementation of security standards for account data protection.
The PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) represents a common set of industry tools and measurements to help ensure the safe handling of sensitive information. Initially created by aligning Visas Account Information Security (AIS)/Cardholder Information Security (CISP) programs with MasterCards Site Data Protection (SDP) program, the standard provides an actionable framework for developing a robust account data security process including preventing, detecting and reacting to security incidents.
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