SOURCE: INGENICO

November 18, 2009 01:39 ET

Ingenico announces PCI DSS 1.2 certification

NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE, FRANCE--(Marketwire - November 18, 2009) - Ingenico announces PCI DSS 1.2 certification for its global services platforms, offering its customers managed payment solutions with the highest level of security on a global basis

Neuilly-sur-Seine, November 18 2009 - Ingenico, a leading provider of payment solutions, announces PCI DSS 1.2 certification for its global services platforms running on its global infrastructure based on redundant secured hubs on three continents.

The PCI DSS certification is a set of comprehensive requirements for enhancing payment account data security developed by the PCI Security Standards Council (including American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCB International, MasterCard Worldwide and Visa Inc. International) and focusing on data security measures on payment transaction routing, storing and processing to protect cardholder's data.

Leveraging the PCI DSS certification on its global services platform along with the PCI PED certification of Ingenico payment terminals, Ingenico has the ability to offer its customers - banks and merchants - with the highest level of security available in the market. Ingenico compliance with global certifications is the opportunity to offer payment terminals along with connectivity (including GPRS) and value-added services on a global basis in a secured environment.

Christophe Dolique, Ingenico EVP Transactions Services & Global Marketing commented: " Our customers are facing increasing security compliance requirements. Our managed services offer is the opportunity for us to provide our customers with cost-effective payment solutions, ranging from terminals to managed payment services, addressing PCI DSS requirements with the highest level of security requirements on a global basis."

About Ingenico (ING)

Ingenico is a leading provider of payment solutions, with over 15 million terminals deployed in more than 125 countries. Its 2,500 employees worldwide support retailers, banks and service providers to optimize and secure their electronic payments solutions, develop their offer of services and increase their point of sales revenue. More information on www.ingenico.com.

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|Max-Paul Sebag           |  Catherine Blanchet|
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|max-paul.sebag@ingenico.c|catherine.blanchet@i|
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|Max-Paul Sebag           |  Catherine Blanchet|
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|max-paul.sebag@ingenico.c|catherine.blanchet@i|
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|T:+33 1.41.44.68.56      | T:+33 1.46.25.82.20|
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