Abanco Completes MCCP Certification.ROSEMONT, Ill. -- -- Certification Helps Guard Against Security Breeches --
Abanco(TM) International, LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.
LLC - Logical Link Control , a leading provider of payment processing solutions, today announced it has successfully completed the Ambiron Multi-Card Compliance (MCCP MCCP MUD Client Compression Protocol
MCCP Marine Corps Capabilities Plan
MCCP Mast-Clamp Current Probe
MCCP Medicare Coordinated Care Plan
MCCP Master Control and Channel Production ) security certification A certification issued by competent authority to indicate that a person has been investigated and is eligible for access to classified matter to the extent stated in the certification. . As a result, Abanco's information security posture has been certified that it meets or exceeds information security industry best practices, including the data security requirements of the following credit card association data security programs:
--American Express DSOP DSOP Draft Statement of Principles
DSOP Defence School of Photography (UK Ministry of Defence)
DSOP Degenerate Statistically Optimum Plan
DSOP Dual Die Tsop
--MasterCard SDP (Session Description Protocol) An IETF protocol that defines a text-based message format for describing a multimedia session. Data such as version number, contact information, broadcast times and audio and video encoding types are included in the message.
--Visa CISP CISP Cardholder Information Security Program (Visa)
CISP Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli
CISP Certified IRA Services Professional (American Bankers Association)
To successfully complete an Ambiron MCCP audit, an extensive security assessment must be conducted by Ambiron, which includes vulnerability scanning and penetration testing. In order to validate compliance, reports produced from these efforts must not identify any "High Level" security risks. No high level risks within the Abanco environment were identified.
"Abanco is one of the first payment gateway providers to obtain MCCP certification," says Tracy Metzger, chief technology officer at Abanco. "This is very important to our merchants as we're providing a secure environment for them to transact business and providing them with peace of mind, something that is vital in the Internet world today if a company wants to succeed."
To ensure on-going compliance, Abanco's security posture will be evaluated by Ambiron Vital Signs(TM), which is a vulnerability and compliance management system designed to meet the specific information security needs of business that store, process and/or transmit credit card data. As the leading vulnerability and compliance management system in the payment industry today, Vital Signs scans thousands of networks on a daily basis to ensure compliance with card association data security regulations.
"Providing vulnerability management and compliance services to a premier gateway like Abanco is a significant step forward for Ambiron," said Robert J. McCullen, co-founder and managing partner of Ambiron. "By validating Abanco's compliance with the card association data security programs, we are helping secure a key element in the payment supply chain."
About Abanco International, LLC
Abanco International, LLC, founded in 2002, is a leading provider of payment processing solutions that develops and markets a full suite of services to the automotive, healthcare, hospitality, insurance, retail and transportation industries. Its innovative hardware and software platforms are a product of Abanco's commitment to developing solutions that enhance customer relationships through management of all cardholder card·hold·er
One who holds a card, especially a credit card.
cardhold interactions including credit (with optional signature capture), debit, non-bank cards, electronic check services, and gift and loyalty programs. Abanco is headquartered in Rosemont, IL and has representative offices throughout the USA. Company and product information are available at: http://www.abanco.com
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