Welcome Checkout.com, a new Principal Participating Organization (PPO) at the PCI Security Standards Council! In this special spotlight edition of our PCI Perspectives Blog, Colette Hanley, Vice President Technology Risk at Checkout.com introduces us to her company and how they are helping to shape the future of payment security.
Tell us about your company.
Checkout.com is a global payments solution provider that helps businesses, and their communities thrive in the digital economy. Purpose-built with performance, scalability and speed in mind, our modular payments platform is ideal for enterprise businesses looking to seamlessly integrate better payment solutions. With a global team spread across 19 offices worldwide, we offer innovative solutions that flex to your needs, valuable insights that help you get smart about your payments’ performance, and expertise you can count on as you navigate the complexities of an ever-shifting world.
Why did your company decide to become a Principal Participating Organization?
Checkout.com has always been focused on delivering outstanding service to its merchants, and a strong believer in doing that in a safe, efficient, and secure manner. As a forward-thinking business, Checkout.com believes it is important to be aware and involved in the growth and development of standards that play a vital role in ensuring payment is processed securely for any type of business operating in the digital economy.
Which benefits are you most looking forward to as a Principal Participating Organization?
We look forward to playing our part in shaping the future of card payment security for our industry.
Why is it important for companies to get more involved with the PCI Security Standards Council, especially at the Principal Participating Organization level?
At Checkout.com we believe you have to be a part of the change you want to see; we are a company that fully believes that you lead from the front, and the best way to evolve and drive change is to be a part of it. Where technology develops at breakneck speed, having solid and realistic standards in place to regulate the security of payments across the world is essential for the success of any business.
What are some payment security topics that you’re interested in collaborating on?
Virtual cards and PCI DSS, third-party security assurance, token and tokenization guidelines, training and awareness, secure coding, and open-source influence in PCI compliance standards are some of the topics we look forward to collaborating on.