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We like to think of Fido Merchant Services as your single partner for all your online and offline payment requirements. That’s because we offer a whole array of solutions to businesses-payment problems, and as we do it in a secure way, our clients can be assured that they are compliant with the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard).

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Unit 1, The CHQ Building

Custom House Quay

Dublin 1

Ireland

PCI Compliant Payment Gateways

If you’re running an online store or taking payments for a service, you need to be PCI compliant.

Here’s what it means and how we can help.

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Secure – Agile – Flexible

We Provide Secure Payment Solutions in Line with the Latest Security Standards 

Compliance with the latest security standards is non-negotiable. When you use Fido Merchant Services to provide your payment gateway, you can be assured that everything possible is being done to protect you and your customers from fraud. We ensure every security audit is performed as thoroughly as needed to make sure you’re safe.

The benchmark for safety of online transactions is set and maintained by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). 

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This organisation was formed in 2006 to standardise payment gateway security by setting standards for safe use for all shoppers and businesses. Before its formation, the founding card companies (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover Financial Services and JCB International) had their own policies, but they collaborated to strengthen and standardise best practices, which are adhered to today.

The PCI SSC is now independent of the companies, and is responsible for the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Companies that process online payments should abide by the standards, and must undergo regular validation in line with their size. 

Online Payments with Safety at the Forefront 

The cornerstones of PCI DSS compliance are as follows:

• Build and maintain a secure network

• Protect cardholder data

• Maintain a vulnerability management programme

• Implement strong access control measures

• Regularly monitor and test networks

• Maintain an information security policy

These cornerstones cover everything from encryption, firewalls, data storage and malware prevention to preventing physical access to data by unauthorised people, and together create the best possible scenario for preventing fraud – and being seen to do so.

The good news for you and your business is that Fido will take care of most of the technical aspects of PCI DSS compliance. We’ll explain your responsibilities and give you all the guidance you need to ensure your site is secure. 

We Adhere to PCI Best Practices 

Without PCI DSS adherence and expertise, we wouldn’t have a business. While it might look complex to the outsider, even those in commerce, it’s all regular work for us. Our job is to set up your payment gateway and ensure compliance is absolute through our technical work and advisory role. Your job is to make a success of your business and maximise the potential of your online payment capabilities 

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We understand that you might be anxious about compliance and worried about the implications of data breaches. For us, that makes you a perfect customer, because you clearly recognise the issues and risks and want to minimise them. With Fido Merchant Services by your side, you’re assured a compliant, inexpensive, flexible, scalable payment gateway that will grow with your business and protect you from online fraud at every step. 

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We’re sure you’ve got plenty of questions about setting up a payment gateway, and we’d be delighted to hear from you to talk them over. Why not get in touch so we can talk about taking your business safely online?