3 Pacnet DCs get PCI DSS 2.0 certification

NetworksAsia staff
NetworksAsia

Pacnet has attained PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) 2.0 Certification and Attestation of Compliance for its CloudSpace data centers in Hong Kong, Sydney and Singapore.

Classified by the standards council as a Level 1 Service Provider, Pacnet achieved PCI DSS 2.0 Certification in recognition of its data centers’ adherence to the standards and guidelines that protect customers’ sensitive financial data.

“In addition to being a key differentiator for Pacnet in the APAC region, earning PCI DSS compliance upholds our pioneering market standing and commitment to the adoption of global data security standards,” said Giles Proctor, Vice President, Data Center Services, Pacnet.

“The accomplishment also underscores Pacnet’s dedication to data protection, investment in secure infrastructure and delivery of proven services to protect the interests of customers who process credit card transactions within our data centers.”

Pacnet’s PCI DSS assessment, completed from January 23, 2014 to June 10, 2014, involved a review of its physical data center security management, IT security policies and procedures, data protection, network access management and monitoring, network architecture, software design, organization vulnerability management, personnel security efforts, and other protective measures.

Pacnet manages a network of interconnected data centers across Asia linking 15 cities and 10 countries.

In addition to PCI DSS compliance, Pacnet’s SGCS2 facility has become Singapore’s first data center to earn Tier III Design Certification from the Uptime Institute.

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