Being (PCIDSS) compliant and adhering to other government mandates is a key challenge for companies, especially in the payment sector. Read how we helped this organization achieve this.
A UK-based APM company provides Payments-as-a-Service platform combining acquirers, gateways, shopping carts, and Alternative Payment Methods (APM) into a single integration. A single integration with this platform, facilitates merchants to have flexibility to build a perfect global payments system.
Fulcrum Digital worked with the company to design, configure, set up the application platform infrastructure on AWS with PCI-DSS level 1 compliance.
An in-depth risk assessment was conducted to define potential security breaches, and required security features were implemented in the solution architecture.
Fulcrum Digital identified that a robust solution was required to protect their clients’ payment data and secure credit card data, in compliance with PCI DSS directives. It was also recognized that risk of card data exposure had to be reduced to achieve a reasonable level of due diligence to keep their customer data safe.
The security system(s) needed to be cost-effective and integrate with the existing application infrastructure, with minimum disruption, if any.
Fulcrum Digital reviewed the card processing environment, the existing security practices and security solution with the aim to optimize what was obtainable.
The implemented platform is AWS-hosted, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) level 1, compliant. This platform leveraged several Amazon Web Services to improve the platform.
By balancing resources across two Availability Zones and building resources to automatically scale themselves, customer was able to dramatically improve the availability and performance and scalability of the platform. Customer boosted the performance and scalability of the platform by designing resources to scale to meet demand as required. This also reduced the overall application footprint.
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