SOURCE: Certain Software, Inc.

Meetings and Events Software Solutions

January 06, 2011 14:17 ET

Certain Software Passes Payment Card Industry (PCI) Level 1 Compliance Audit for Fourth Consecutive Year

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - January 6, 2011) - Certain Software, Inc., the leading provider of event management solutions for the global meetings and events planning industry, announced today that the company has been awarded PCI Service Provider Level 1 Compliance for the fourth consecutive year through an on-site audit by the PCI approved Quality Security Assessor Coalfire. PCI Service Provider Level 1 is the highest level of security compliance a company can obtain for processing credit card payments over the internet, meaning Certain Software can offer their customers the ability to securely process and manage the largest volume of credit card transactions possible.

"Certain Software has maintained PCI Service Provider Level 1 Compliance longer than any other meeting management software company," says Certain Chief Information Officer Jon Dodson. "The certification process is an extensive on-site audit conducted annually. Given the stringent security tests and process requirements that must be met in order to pass, we're pleased we have once again surpassed audit expectations. Financial and personal information is very sensitive and the audit process validates the processes in place ensuring data stays secure during and after the transaction."

"Certain Software understands that organizations want the highest level of security when it comes to keeping their registrants' financial information safe," adds Certain Chief Executive Officer Peter Micciche. "Certain makes achieving PCI Service Provider Level 1 Compliance a company priority."

To read more about Certain's initiatives around privacy and security, visit

About Certain Software, Inc.
 Certain Software® is the leading provider of event management solutions for the global meetings and events industry. Certain's innovative solutions deliver streamlined processes, reduced expenses, greater return on investments, and improved overall value of meetings and events to meeting and event professionals. Certain's event management solutions support a full range of events -- from small meetings and educational sessions, to large conferences and world events. Headquartered in San Francisco, Certain has operations and sales offices in North America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. Please visit

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