- Our online Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) is an intuitive and easy-to-use tool with picture-driven qualification steps that helps merchants easily determine their Validation Type. It is supplemented with expert help text and real-life examples.
- External scanning detects network vulnerability for merchants with external-facing IP addresses and finds holes in web-based applications. Meridian Processing then issues easy-to-understand reports detailing the results and prioritizing vulnerabilities while offering hands-on assistance for remediation.
- A set of custom security policies, powered by the Unified Compliance Framework (UCF), and policy templates that are automatically generated based on how merchants process payment cards provide an individualized approach to compliance.
- On-demand security awareness training prepares merchants to handle sensitive information, satisfies PCI DSS requirements and eliminates the need to purchase a costly training program from a third-party provider.
PCI compliance refers to meeting the requirements established by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an alliance of the five major credit card companies — Visa®, MasterCard®, Discover®, American Express® and JCB International®. The PCI SSC established and enforces the PCI Data Security Standards (PCI DSS), which lays out for all merchants who process, store or transmit credit, debit or prepaid card information the steps to take to maintain a secure transaction environment. As a leader in secure electronic payments,Meridian Processing supports and promotes PCI compliance. Our PCI program provides services that help merchants become and remain compliant, even as PCI DSS requirements change. The Meridian Processing PCI Program consists of several important and comprehensive components: