The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard is an information security standard for organizations that handle branded credit cards from the major card schemes.
Payment security is paramount for every merchant, financial institution or other entity that stores, processes or transmits cardholder data. PCI DSS help keep that data safe. They set the operational and technical requirements for software providers to develop their systems accordingly.
The PCI DSS protocols are administered and managed by the PCI SSC, an independent body that was established by the major payment card brands: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and JCB. The payment brands and acquirers are responsible for enforcing compliance.
Yes. Often times PCI DSS compliance is misunderstood as PCI DSS certified.
Yes. Credit card, debit card and other online payment modes are becoming increasingly popular. So when a guest makes payment to book with you, you want to be sure that there is no security breach.
Hotels are subjected to high risk while processing these online payments, which makes them prime target for security breaches.
The financial details are used at multiple instances; while booking, processing of reservations in hotel software, front desk management which makes the guest information extremely vulnerable to cyber crime.
Moreover, hotels who take direct bookings through a booking engine synced on their website receive several credit card and debit card information everyday when guests book with them.
Having a Property Management System (PMS), a booking engine and a channel manager that are PCI DSS certified adds a new level of security as opposed to using merely PCI DSS compliant.
Our hotel management solutions: online hotel PMS, hotel booking engine and hotel channel manager have been certified by SISA for PCI Data Security Standard v3.2.
With prime focus on data safety, we’ve kept on raising security measures from time to time.
Our hotel software are integrated with more than 100 payment gateways and hence having the certification strengthens our ability to safeguard your guests’ information from data theft and cyber frauds.