InterGlobe Technologies becomes the first PCI DSS 2.0 CertifiedTravel BPO Service Provider
September 20, 2011
InterGlobe Technologies (IGT), the leading provider of integrated IT- BPO solutions to the travel and hospitality industry, has today announced its successful PCI DSS 2.0 certification as perhaps the first Travel BPO organization by leading PCI DSS QSAC, ControlCase. The company has effectively met the newest version of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance requirements. The certification was awarded basis a meticulous audit process of IGT’s security measures used in protecting e-commerce customers and their data involving travel transactions conducted by ControlCase, a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) certified by the PCI Security Standards Council.
The PCI Data Security Standard is a rigorous compliance standard used by all major credit and bank card companies, including VISA USA, VISA International, MasterCard Worldwide, American Express, Discover Network and JCB. The latest PCI DSS 2.0 standard, based on extensive inputs from the PCI Security Standard Council’s global stakeholders, is designed to provide greater clarity and flexibility to facilitate improved understanding of the requirements and eased implementation for merchants.
Commenting on the coveted PCI DSS 2.0 certification, Vipul Doshi‚ Chief Executive Officer‚ InterGlobe Technologies said, “This certification re-affirms IGT’s commitment to deliver the highest standards of services to its customers in the area of data security, integrity and quality. With increased online transactions and customer spending, data security and safety are key concern areas for both clients and businesses. As the first travel and hospitality focused BPO service provider to achieve this demonstrates IGT’s constant endeavor towards delivering business excellence to its customers. With more than 2/3rds of travel transactions taking place over the internet, it is imperative that we maintain the highest standard of information security.”
Suresh Dadlani, COO, ControlCase, said “It is a matter of immense pride to announce IGT’s certification for compliance to the requirements of PCI DSS 2.0. IGT have been pro-active and committed to attain, maintain and retain compliances. We are confident that this will encourage more organizations to comply with the new version of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) requirements and thereby offer better data security ecosystem in the industry.”
The mission of the PCI Security Standards Council is to enhance payment account security by driving education and awareness of the PCI Data Security Standard and other standards that increase payment data security.The PCI Security Standards Council was formed by the major payment card brands American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCB International, MasterCard Worldwide and Visa Inc. to provide a transparent forum in which all stakeholders can provide input into the ongoing development, enhancement and dissemination of the PCI Data Security Standard (DSS), PIN Transaction Security (PTS) requirements and the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) ControlCase on requirements of PCI Data Security Standard Version 2.0. The combined wisdom and sharing of knowledge of the leading Card brands and other stakeholders has enabled PCI SSC to continue strengthening the compliance requirements and update PCI DSS periodically to provide the required level of security for Payment Card related operations.
About InterGlobe Technologies
InterGlobe Technologies (IGT) is a global travel domain expert, providing travel technology and BPO services, that helps maximize business performance of its customers. IGT is committed to delivering innovation and business excellence across the entire spectrum of the travel‚ transportation and hospitality domains. Ranked amongst the World‘s Top 3 Travel Technology Solutions providers‚ the company offers integrated Application Development and Maintenance‚ Contact Center Services‚ Back Office Services‚ Consulting Services and Solution Frameworks to the travel industry worldwide.
IGT is a part of InterGlobe Enterprises Limited‚ which is a leader in aviation and travel related services. With its footprint spanning across the globe from 8 state-of-the-art delivery centers‚ IGT employs over 4000 travel industry experts worldwide.
About InterGlobe Enterprises
InterGlobe Enterprises is a leader in aviation and travel related services, growing the market through innovation and service leadership. We build businesses and represent global brands that deliver quality and value. Established in 1989‚ with headquarters in Gurgaon‚ InterGlobe has a network of 61 offices across 44 cities globally. InterGlobe employs more than 9,000 professionals across its businesses which include IndiGo (InterGlobe Aviation)‚ InterGlobe Technologies‚ InterGlobe Air Transport‚ InterGlobe Technology Quotient‚ InterGlobe Hotels and InterGlobe Established.
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