AFS bags latest PCI DSS certification

AFSArab Financial Services (AFS), the leading provider of electronic payments and consumer finance outsourcing services, announced that they have became the first Payment Processor in the Middle East to achieve the prestigious PCI DSS certification on its latest version release 3.2.

“AFS is proud to be among a handful of organizations globally that are certified under PCI-DSS 3.2, one of the most stringent security standards globally. The certification is a natural outcome of the systematic procedures we have always followed and promoted to provide high level security while ensuring compliance for all our clients.” said B Chandrasekhar, Chief Executive Officer at AFS.

“Security measures applied to payment cards in the framework of PCI DSS standard are deployed in all AFS solutions, including the new Debit Processing platform and its range of Value Added Services such as Mobile Payments, Analytics, Loyalty to name a few.” he added

The company was assisted in achieving this certification by the region’s leading information risk management firm, SISA Information Security and the founder and CEO Dharshan Shanthamurthy applauded AFS by saying, “Hearty congratulation to the entire AFS team on achieving PCI DSS v3.2 certificate of compliance. We appreciate AFS commitment towards ‘security and not just compliance’ audit philosophy of SISA Information Security WLL.”