SOURCE: ScanAlert

July 07, 2005 12:32 ET

Volusion Bundling Free PCI Security Certification From ScanAlert

SIMI VALLEY, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 7, 2005 -- Volusion announced today that it has bundled ScanAlert's Certified PCI Compliance™ service into its ecommerce platform, enabling its merchants to be certified at no cost to the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard. Volusion will also begin actively marketing ScanAlert's premium HACKER SAFE certification service to help merchants raise their online conversion rates.

"We found ScanAlert's technical features and customer support processes to be far superior to compliance programs from other PCI scanning vendors," said Volusion Director of Marketing, Clay Olivier. "ScanAlert really understands the ecommerce marketplace and the pressing need for merchants to be certified quickly and accurately."

"Volusion is very conscious of IT security so we've been able to easily qualify their merchants," added Michael Ayers, Director of Channel Sales for ScanAlert. "By using ScanAlert to meet the PCI standard, Volusion merchants will each save hundreds, if not, thousands of dollars."

ScanAlert's Certified PCI Compliance Service Overview

Certified PCI Compliance is an easy-to-use system of interactive tools, enabling merchants to easily and accurately complete all aspects of the PCI compliance process:

  1.   Certification of Merchants' Business Practices
Merchants use a simple interactive online application to assist them in
completing the annual PCI Self-Assessment Questionnaire.

  2.   Certification of the Volusion Ecommerce Platform
ScanAlert conducts daily scans of the Volusion platform, plus quarterly
scans of any other network devices used by these merchants to collect,
process or store payment card data, ensuring the very highest standards of
network security to protect cardholder data from unauthorized access.
Service Delivery and Availability

Volusion merchants interested in more information about Certified PCI Compliance or HACKER SAFE certification should contact Volusion directly. More information about the PCI Standard is available at https://sdp.mastercardintl.com/

About Volusion

Founded in 1999, Volusion is a leading provider of ecommerce software, web site design services and advanced online solutions to businesses that need easy-to-use tools to build and expand their online operations. With offices in Simi Valley, CA and Austin, TX, Volusion can also be reached online at www.volusion.com.

About ScanAlert, Inc.

Headquartered in Napa, CA, ScanAlert is the world's largest web site security certification company, protecting over 65,000 web sites in 30 countries through the HACKER SAFE certification program. The certification mark indicates that these sites protect the personal data of millions of shoppers every day by meeting the highest federal and industry web site security standards. ScanAlert's easy-to-use and affordable PCI compliance service is available direct and through channel partners, including acquiring banks, web hosts, and payment gateways. For more information, please visit www.scanalert.com.

Contact Information

  • Volusion Contact:

    Clay Olivier
    Director of Marketing
    Tel: 800-646-3517
    Email: Email Contact

    ScanAlert Contact:

    Nigel Ravenhill
    Director of Marketing
    Tel: 707-224-7656 X111