April 20, 2016 19:57 ET

Soha Systems' Soha Cloud Now Level 1 PCI DSS 3.1 Certified

Soha Cloud Delivers Highest Level of Data Security to Retail and Financial Services Even When Using Remote Access Methodologies for Point of Sale Terminal Gateways

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 20, 2016) - Soha Systems, an innovator of enterprise access as a service, announced today that Soha Cloud is now certified as Level 1 PCI-DSS compliant for the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Version 3.1. The certification validates Soha Cloud's maturity and robustness, and provides retailers and financial providers assurance that their sensitive data is protected, even when using remote access methodologies for point of sale terminal gateways. The PCI-DSS compliance certification is one of the most rigorous security standards globally. Soha Systems is one of just a few global organizations that have received this industry-coveted certification.

"Enterprises today are setting a high bar for strong compliance and effective security, particularly as they explore new cloud-based solutions that enable them to more efficiently run their businesses," said Mark Carrizosa, vice-president security and CISO at Soha Systems. "By certifying that Soha Cloud meets the most stringent standards for data security, enterprises of all types -- including those in retail and financial services -- can be assured that our solution not only meets their own compliance requirements, but also addresses the inherent risks associated with traditional remote access methodologies."

With Soha Cloud, no one can get to applications directly because they are hidden from the Internet and public exposure. Soha's unique dual-cloud architecture closes all inbound firewall ports while providing authenticated end users access to only their specific applications. Soha Cloud integrates data path protection, multifactor authentication, identity access, application security and management visibility and control into a single service. As a service offering, Soha Cloud can be easily deployed in any data center or hybrid cloud infrastructure in a matter of minutes.

About Soha Systems
Soha Systems is an innovator of enterprise access as a service for third parties, including suppliers, contractors and franchisees. Our service, Soha Cloud, enables a new, centralized controlled approach to secure and easy remote access that does not require device specific software or direct access to the network. The Soha Cloud service, compliant with PCI DSS 3.1, can be deployed in minutes for third party access to corporate applications in data centers and hybrid cloud environments. For more information, visit and join the conversation on Twitter @SohaSystems.

Contact Information