Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Services

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) became a mandated requirement for all companies and organizations that process card transactions in July 2007. It has been developed and supported by the entire world's major card issuers including Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover to create a universal security framework for payment processing.

ComplyWave management and Staff have years of experiences working with world class PCI DSS expert QSA's, ASV, VISA PIN Security, PCI 3DS certified teams available onsite to serve the MENA, GCC region enterprise customers, delivered successfully a wide range of security and compliancy projects in the region since the begging of the PCI DSS.

Payment Card Industry Approved Scanning Vendor Services

All companies that process and store customer payment card transactions are required to maintain their network security in accordance with the detailed specifications mandated under the Payment Card Industry data security standard (PCI DSS). Failure to demonstrate compliance can result in severe restrictions being placed on merchants by the card issuers, including the ultimate sanction of withdrawal of card authorization facilities.

Our partner is one of a select group of approved scanning vendors (ASV) certified by the PCI to carry out the periodic scans of the merchant network to identify any critical vulnerabilities and to perform the necessary PCI DSS penetration tests needed to prove the integrity of the corporate IT infrastructure.

VISA PIN Security Program

The Visa PIN Security program was initiated to ensure that entities handling Visa PIN transactions and entities performing cryptographic key management activities implement a high level of security to minimize the possibility of PIN compromise and subsequent financial brand and goodwill impact to all participants.

Visa requires that a detailed remediation plan with target dates for review. Following that clients are required to implement all remediation actions and provide ComplyWave with compelling evidences of completion; this can be in the form of documents, scans, copies of logs, screenshots, pictures or video clips which demonstrate that previous non-compliance has been removed.

PCI 3DS

ComplyWave management and Staff have years of experiences working with world class PCI DSS expert QSA's, ASV, VISA PIN Security, PCI 3DS certified teams available onsite to serve the MENA, GCC region enterprise customers, delivered successfully a wide range of security and compliancy projects in the region since the begging of the PCI DSS.

PCI DSS Remediation Services

ComplyWave remediation will help merchants and service providers understand the PCI DSS and to apply it to current payment card transaction environment.

The three steps for adhering to the PCI DSS:

adhering to the PCI DSS


PCI DSS follows common sense steps that mirror best security practices. The DSS globally applies to all entities that store, process or transmit cardholder data. PCI DSS and related security standards are administered by the PCI Security Standards Council, which was founded by American Express, Discover Financial Services, VISA International, MasterCard Worldwide and Visa Inc. Participating organizations include merchants, payment card issuing banks, processors, developers and other vendors.