SOURCE: ControlScan


August 13, 2009 07:00 ET

First Capital Payments Selects PCI Compliance Provider ControlScan for Their Small Merchant Portfolio

Offerings Available Through ControlScan Provide First Capital Payments' Merchants With Comprehensive and Easy-to-Use PCI Compliance Solutions

ROCHESTER, NY and ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - August 13, 2009) - First Capital Payments (, a leading credit card processor for small businesses, has joined forces with ControlScan (, a leading provider of Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance and security solutions exclusively focused on small- to medium-sized merchants, to help its merchants meet mandatory requirements set forth by the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC).

"To demonstrate our commitment to cardholder data security, First Capital Payments has partnered with ControlScan to help our merchants validate compliance with the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)," said Monica Sampat, sales and marketing director, First Capital Payments. "In partnering with ControlScan, we know that our merchants will receive an easy-to-use and affordable solution to help them achieve PCI compliance and protect their customers' important information."

First Capital Payments merchants will now have access to ControlScan's PCI 1-2-3 compliance solution, available online via a Web-based merchant portal called, which provides merchants with the leading tools and support necessary to analyze, remediate and validate PCI compliance, including:

--  PCI 1-2-3 Self Assessment Questionnaire
--  PCI 1-2-3 Vulnerability Scanning
--  PCI 1-2-3 Security Policy Builder
--  PCI 1-2-3 Security Awareness Training
--  Personal Touch Support

"We are excited to be working with First Capital Payments in this partnership," said Jethro Felton, executive vice president, sales and business development, ControlScan. "Our mutual focus on the small merchant and commitment to excellent service presents a great opportunity to help educate and provide the tools and hands-on support that their merchants need to achieve and maintain PCI compliance."

For more information about this partnership, please call 1-800-825-3301.

About First Capital Payments:

First Capital Payments is a fast growing leader in progressive payment processing services. A registered Member Service Provider for Visa and MasterCard associations under sponsorship of Wells Fargo Bank NA, First Capital Payments processes payment transactions for all major credit and debit card networks, including VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, JCB and all national debit networks. First Capital Payments is headquartered in Rochester, NY with offices in Tampa, FL. It is Upstate New York state's only acquirer processing bank. For more information call 585 325-4010, or visit

About PCI Compliance Provider, ControlScan

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, ControlScan is the leading provider of Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance and security solutions designed exclusively for small- to medium-sized e-commerce and retail merchants. ControlScan provides easy-to-use Web-based security solutions and a personal level of service that make it easy and cost-effective for these businesses to analyze, remediate and validate compliance. ControlScan is the solution of choice for small merchants and acquirers because it offers security solutions that are built specifically with the small merchant in mind, a personal level of service and the best results. Acquirers and other merchant service providers rely on ControlScan to manage PCI compliance programs for their entire merchant portfolios to ensure maximum compliance rates. For more information about ControlScan call 1-800-825-3301 or visit

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    ControlScan, Inc.
    Heather Varian Foster
    Email Contact

    First Capital Payments
    Monica Sampat
    Email Contact