PSC forms relationships with companies that need to leverage outside experts to provide services in payments security and compliance to their customers. PSC supports a variety of business relationships, including fully and subcontract models. PSC has a successful track record working with businesses of all sizes in the delivery of a wide range of payments, security and compliance services as the client's "in-house" expert. In most cases, PSC acts as a subcontractor, working under the payment service provider's contract and brand.
Examples of PSC Alliances
With Payment Service Providers
PSC offers turnkey outsourced programs for PCI compliance management and is certified to provide assessment support services, including:
- Payment Card Industry - Data Security Standard acting as the company's resident PCI experts
- PCI Qualified Security Scanning Services
- Visa Payment Application Data Security Standards (PA DSS)
With System Integrators and Consulting Firms
Working as a sub-contractor or trusted partner, PSC provides services in support of the analysis, design and implementation of payment infrastructures, with emphasis on the intersection of payments, security and compliance.
The PSC team brings first-hand experience with all areas of the payment ecosystem from acquiring and issuing systems to global and emerging payment types. PSC partners have designed, implemented and operated mission critical payment systems, with high volume transaction processing. This hands-on experience allows PSC to transition theory into practice and deliver projects that have clear objectives and defined value. PSC understands the entire lifecycle of payments projects from conception, financial modeling and architecture through to implementation and finally sustaining activities including service monitoring, risk and fraud controls with operational excellence.
PSC provides technical experts and field specialists for CPA's engaged to provide assurance services with companies that accept or process payments. Examples of engagements included:
- SAS No. 70 Type I and Type II
- AICPA trust services, including SysTrust, WebTrust and WebTrust CA
- Unusual engagements involving payment systems
- Attestation examinations
- Agreed-upon procedures
- Security penetration procedures
- Forensic examination of payment systems
- Forensic audit engagements
- Technical due diligence
- Management and organizations evaluations
With Encryption Solutions Vendors
PSC works with encryption solution vendors to provide their customers with compliance expertise, strategy consulting, implementation consulting and implementation development. Hands-on experience with both security and payments gives PSC the unique ability to assist in the design, implementation and maintenance of practical solutions that meet real-world requirements. PSC brings a holistic view of payment security that translates into solutions that are as good in practice as in theory.
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