DHISCO Secures PCI Certification and GDPR Compliance

Strengthens its Data Security Processes and Systems to Bring the Businesses into Compliance

 

Dallas, August 29, 2018: DHISCO Inc.,the world’s leading hospitality distribution company, today announced that the company achieved the two most well-recognized industry certifications over this quarter, namely, PCI certification and GDPR compliance, which are considered the best-known standards for consumer data security. Being PCI and GDPR compliant reinstates DHISCO’s commitment to providing the highest levels of information security to its customers, and deliver advanced and innovative solutions for the industry based on the principle.

Speaking on the development, Mr.Aqeel Ahmed, COO DHISCO, said “At DHISCO, we sincerely value our customers and take all the necessary steps to ensure that the Personally Identifiable and confidential financial information passing through DHISCO infrastructure  is safeguarded in line with internationally established norms or better. Protecting this critical information is imperative for us not only in building consumer trust but also in maintaining our industry leadership and integrity. We are happy to accept these industry certifications, which signify that DHISCO is a reliable company which complies by the highest level of data security and data governance.”

Over the last few years, DHISCO has been strongly focused on excelling its systems and operating practices in order to address the growing cyber threat issues and evolving standards to achieve these certifications. Receiving the PCI certification and GDPR compliance will not only guard its clients against data breaches but also will give them a sense of security and confidence in the company’s processes.

GDPR is an important regulation that aims to protect personal data and privacy of individuals within the European Union (EU), while PCI compliance ensures that the credit card data provided or shared by cardholders is safe. All businesses that store, process or transmit credit card data electronically are required to follow the PCI compliance guidelines.

 

About DHISCO Inc.

DHISCO Inc. , is a RateGaincompany and is the world's original and leading hospitality distribution company, providing 

the most reliable and advanced technology to connect hotels around the world with online travel agencies, global distribution systems, metasearch engines and other travel partners. Since 1989, DHISCO has built its reputation for providing the most efficient and affordable means to market, capture and book hotel reservations. Today, it moves more than 16 billion transactions a month for more than 514,000 hotels.

For more information, please visit www.dhisco.com

  

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