Royal Jordanian (RJ) has successfully attained the latest version of the PCI Data Security Standard version 3.2 (PCI DSS V3.2) Compliance Certification and Attestation of Compliance for the second year.
This accreditation was granted to RJ in recognition of its strict adherence to guidelines that safeguard consumers’ credit and debit card transactions through added reliability and security measures.
This comprehensive standard is intended to reduce the risk of data breaches by guiding merchants with specific requirements to protect customer account data.
RJ president/CEO Stefan Pichler received the certification from Dr. Ramzi Al Sunna, co-founder of ScanWave CTS, at RJ’s head office in Amman. ScanWave offered Royal Jordanian a comprehensive range of its advanced scanning, monitoring and alerting consultancy services, all of which aided RJ receive the PCI DSS certification on the latest release of the standard version 3.2.
Present at the ceremony were officials from both companies and RJ’s technical team that worked on the certification.
“We are proud to be playing a part in securing payment card data globally. This achievement is a testament to our continuous efforts to protect bank consumer interests and deliver cutting-edge secure payment channels and services,” said Pichler.
He added that PCI DSS is bound to protect RJ customers against fraud, secures RJ business reputation by eliminating the risk of non compliance with paying fines and fees, and maintains RJ agreements and contracts with third parties and acquirers.
Pichler thanked ScanWave CTS, a UK-based vulnerability management services provider and leader in PCI DSS compliancy. The company worked closely with RJ’s IT Department and other concerned sections in the last few months.
Sunna said: “We are pleased to work with RJ to achieve this accreditation for the second year. This reaffirms RJ’s unwavering commitment to delivering secure payment services to customers in Jordan and worldwide. It also emphasizes the ongoing efforts to propel the development of secure cardholder data environments and payment services in global airlines market as a primary player.” - TradeArabia News Service
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