Vietnam first but unique certified PCI DSS data center belongs to CMC TELECOM

23:04 | 10/02/2018 Information Technology

January 2018, Crossbow Labs had issued PCI DSS v3.2 certificate to CMC Telecom, the Vietnam first also unique Data Center meet this latest security requirements.

Vietnam Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam visited CMC Telecom’s Data Center

Being aware of the information security’s importance, CMC Telecom has been investing comprehensively into cybersecurity and PCI DSS is one of the top categories. Shortly after the opening, CMC Telecom's new Data Center had gained the latest PCI DSS (PCI DSS 3.2) security certification by Crossbow Labs.

Founded by the five major card brands: VISA, Master Card, American Express, Discover Financial Services and JCB International, PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) is the global data security standard for all entities that process, store or transmit cardholder data and sensitive authentication data.

To attain this certification, enterprises are required to implement to 12 high level requirements for the system including data processing, intrusion control, information security policies, … to ensure payment information is secured when processed, stored or transmitted by organizations that handle these credit cards.

Launched on December 2017, reached Tier 3 standard, the new CMC Telecom’s Data Center is ​​1,200m2 with capacity of over 220 racks. In order to match PCI DSS certification, CMC Telecom must comply with strict security procedures of input and output control, non-stop camera surveillance system with 90-day archival data, risk management and process management for system, storage and cancellation of information.

Running certified PCI DSS CMC Telecom’s Data Center, customers from banks, e-payments, digital wallets, e-commerce will be more secured and can focus on growing their core businesses with a secured backend infrastructure.

CMC Telecom’s strategic partner - Malaysia’s leading telecommunications provider TIME dotCom also received PCI DSS certifications for Data Center.

PCI DSS v3.2 certification reaffirms CMC Telecom's commitment and determination in its mission of satisfying customers with optimized services, especially the data security standards to bring customers to successfully access and integrate to the 4th Industry Revolution.