Faronics announced that its flagship product, Deep Freeze Cloud, is now endorsed by Fortrex Technologies, a Qualified Security Assessor, to support merchants’ efforts to comply with the requirements of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) and Data Security Standard (DSS) Compliance Certificate.
Fortrex is qualified by the PCI Security Standards Council to assess compliance to the PCI DSS standard. Fortrex reviewed the product features and functionality of Deep Freeze Cloud, the cloud-managed version of Faronics’ instant system restore solution, and considered it for security control capabilities in supporting merchant and service provider PCI DSS compliance efforts. As a result of testing, Fortrex confirmed that Faronics Deep Freeze Cloud facilitates compliance with six of the requirements of the standard. It was verified to support merchant and service provider PCI DSS compliance efforts through the ability to establish and enforce multiple required security controls and processes. Its ability to prevent user modification of system configuration settings fully support merchant and service provider efforts to ensure that deployed configuration standards are uniformly maintained.
The verification that Deep Freeze Cloud supports PCI DSS compliance efforts benefits Faronics’ retail customers that use POS systems and accept credit card payments. Faronics’ comprehensive suite of software helps retail IT admins to manage, simplify, and secure their multi-user systems and helps them comply with PCI security standards. Adherence to the 12 PCI DSS requirements of the standards ensures that customers’ credit card data is secure throughout every payment transaction and protected from the hassle and cost ofhttp://www.faronics.com/news/article/faronics-deep-freeze-cloud-supports-pci-dss-compliance-efforts/