August 28, 2007 – Wallingford, CT – According to Ambiron TrustWave – a national third party PCI Compliance auditing firm, and VISA USA - Fosdick Fulfillment has been, through extensive program development, review and certification, granted the designation of Level One PCI (Payment Card Industry) Data Security Standard compliance – and has exceeded all requirements for PCI Compliance listing by VISA USA.
"This designation and compliance certification dictates tremendous responsibility by Fosdick Fulfillment. As an advocate for consumer protection, fraud detection, and intellectual property protection, Fosdick Fulfillment is pleased to receive this compliance designation and maintain 'good standing' status and continue to adhere to all guidelines put forth by VISA USA. The Level One designation is the highest standard of PCI Compliance which only reinforces Fosdick Fulfillment's commitment to utmost customer service and data protection," said George Fanolis – Vice President, New Business Development.
Fanolis continues, "The Cardholder Information Security Program (CISP) establishes a set of 12 industry-wide requirements designed to protect sensitive information from being compromised. These requirements, which also include numerous sub-requirements, are directed at all businesses that store, process, or transmit cardholder information. The announcement demonstrates Fosdick Fulfillment's commitment to protecting the confidentiality and integrity of cardholder data and personal data that make purchases from merchants using the Fosdick Fulfillment payment gateway."
The requirements for the Level One PCI Compliance certification are stringent and must be updated, reviewed and submitted for re-certification by VISA USA on a yearly basis. A complete listing of all firms that are in compliance can be found at www.visa.com/cisp.
In addition to the VISA USA – CISP – PCI compliance certification – Fosdick Fulfillment has extensive Data Security, Archival and Protection systems, as well as well implemented disaster recovery platforms for all customer information, financial data, and overall intellectual property protection.
Client data is absolutely sacred and all security measures are exercised to insure complete confidentiality and safety of client records, communication, transaction information and customer profile data. In addition to daily back-up and archival of all information residing within the Fosdick Fulfillment system, redundant systems are in place to insure complete control and security of information protected by this corporation. In addition, mirroring hard drives provide instantaneous backup to insure all data is safe. In addition, data is downloaded and stored offsite as a further safety measure. Battery backup and a standby generators guarantee a continuous uninterrupted data processing. Lastly, Fosdick Fulfillment – and all facilities – are security monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.
Above and beyond the security measures illustrated above, a detailed monitoring and security plan can be assembled and executed based on client partner requirements and input. Fosdick Fulfillment is quite sensitive in protecting all client partner data – therefore employing sophisticated archival and server systems which will not only protect all data, but allows secure access to information and program reporting.
The VISA USA Level One PCI Compliance designation provides a level of credibility, security, and assurance that few fulfillment firms - the magnitude of Fosdick Fulfillment - can provide. Fosdick Fulfillment spent countless hours programming and testing all systems functionality to insure that not only was the performance of all financial transactions uninterrupted, but all data was extremely accurate and provided to client partners in a timely manner according to a format that was conducive to their business requirements.
According to George Fanolis, "This designation really separates Fosdick Fulfillment as a Tier One leader among our peers in a very competitive environment. Our attention to detail combined with leading edge technology allow our client partners to have the Best of Breed fulfillment partner working on their behalf with the added security of protecting all financial information that is so vital to the long term longevity of their business. We are proud to have achieved this level of status within the VISA USA program and will continue to uphold the security, protection, and integrity of all transaction data."
About Fosdick Fulfillment:
Established in 1965, Fosdick Fulfillment is a privately held corporation who currently fulfills more than 20 million orders per year on behalf of its client partners. With fulfillment and warehousing capacity exceeding 750,000 square feet, Fosdick Fulfillment continues to provide comprehensive logistics/fulfillment services to client partners in a variety of vertical markets focusing on market disciplines such as Direct Response, Retail Distribution, Promotion Support, Premium Incentives, Catalog, and sustained Point-of-Sale/Point-of-Purchase.
For more information on Fosdick Fulfillment products and services, please call:George Fanolis – Vice President, New Business Development – 203.679.3228 – e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org