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Get your software or encryption technology service validated and listed by PCI.

Do you want to seal off your software, applications, and/or technology components from attackers, all while achieving a PCI validation and listing on the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) website? Then you’ve come to the right place!

Our council-trained and validated assessors evaluate the effectiveness of implementing PCI controls and processes for a variety of business entities:

  • P2PE solution providers and components that manage encryption devices or keys
  • Organizations that process PIN data or perform key management
  • Application developers and their payment software

How does validation differ from compliance?

There are numerous technologies that can support the secure and compliant processing of payment card transactions. The PCI SSC has established programs and guidance for authorized assessor companies to review certain technologies, such as encryption solutions or software applications, and have these reports reviewed—or “validated”—by the PCI SSC itself.

The biggest difference between a PCI compliance assessment, such as PCI DSS, and a PCI validation is that validated technologies and vendors can also appear on a searchable list on the PCI website (with the exception of PIN processors, which are listed on Visa’s website).

With a validation and listing, your current and future clients know that your service offering meets the highest standard of payment security, and that by using your product they will be able to achieve their own PCI compliance much more quickly and easily.

We’ve got the credentials and experience to guide your efforts.

ControlScan is an active participant and stakeholder in the technology certification activities of the PCI Security Standards Council (SSC). We stay on top of the latest PCI credentialing and data security requirements so that our clients can rely on our people and services.

We are able to meet a variety of PCI validation needs by maintaining a senior-level staff with individualized expertise and payment security backgrounds.

ControlScan corporate and team credentials include:

  • QSA(P2PE) – Qualified Security Assessor for Point-to-Point Encryption
  • QPA – Qualified PIN Assessor
  • PA-QSA – Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor
  • SSA – Secure Software Assessor for Software Security Framework
  • SSLCA – Secure SLC Assessor for Software Security Framework

We’re ready to help.

No matter the size or scope of your solution or assessment, we’re here to help. Get in touch with us by clicking the “Request Information” button at the top of this page, or review your PCI validation service of interest by selecting from the choices below.