Paladion/Plynt Launches a PCI Solution Package for the Retail Industry to Meet Demands for Enterprise Merchants Seeking PCI DSS

The PCI DSS 1.2 standard demands a high security posture for the retail industry. Plynt has crafted special packages for US retail businesses to cost effectively meet and exceed these demands. We have launched a promotion that gives mid size Retail businesses a risk free opportunity to access our award winning service at great value points and some free testing to boot.

Irvine, CA ( February 16, 2009 -- A few years ago the world's five leading payment card brands - American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCB, MasterCard and Visa collaborated to create a world-wide standard for protecting consumer cardholder data.

Since then merchant have been seeking cost-effective options of addressing the requirements introduced in this standard. The standard which is referred to as the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) is a compilation of information security best practices for securing credit card data across networks, systems and applications... The PCI standard identifies several core IT security technologies, as well as various processes and procedures, required to protect cardholder data.

Paresh Amin, CISSP and VP of US Enterprise Business and Strategy at Paladion/Plynt states, "As an established premier provider of remote network and application security testing solutions in the US Paladion/Plynt is uniquely positioned to create a custom PCI Solution consisting of unique and innovative products and services to help merchants prepare for and deliver on PCI Compliance today. Our PCI Solution assure the highest level of security and data protection of your vulnerability data by making sure it in fact never leaves our customer's premises. In addition, remote access to our client 's vulnerability data it is strictly limited to the identified project team members with continuously monitoring and auditing of all testing operations."

Paladion/Plynt's PCI Solution Package will help enterprise merchants to cost-effectively meeting PCI requirements by providing the following testing services:

- External Penetration Testing (Network)
- Internal Penetration Testing (Network)
- Application Penetration Testing (Internal or External)
- Security Code Review

Paladion/Plynt's PCI Solutions is strategically targeted to help traditional and online retailers meet the PCI Standards' specific requirements while also delivering a foundation of security best practices controls which can be leveraged for broader information security and compliance initiatives. Rajat Mohanty, CEO of Paladion/Plynt states, "I'm confident that by effectively and proactively addressing PCI requirements now, retailers will be empowered to accelerate their business forward. Based on the PCI requirements around application security testing we are fully committed in helping them achieve PCI compliance quickly and cost-effectively."

Paladion/Plynt's PCI Solutions Packages are valued packed and aggressively priced custom tailored solutions. For more information on Paladion/Plynt's PCI Offer for US retail businesses please visit: or contact Paresh Amin at 949-421-7294.

About Paladion/Plynt
Paladion (operating in the US and UK as Plynt) is a full service information security provider; Paladion manages technology and operational risks in a continuous and holistic manner. Paladion was co-founded in 2000 by N.S. Raghavan, co-founder of Infosys Technologies Limited (INFY). With a global footprint across 16 countries and actively managing security for over 300 customers, Paladion today is the fastest growing security services firm in the Asian region. It has been ranked amongst the Top 500 Fastest Growing Technology Firm in Asia, two years in succession, by Deloitte. Paladion provides unique technology platform and integrated services framework to actively monitor, reduce and prevent risks on 24x7 basis. Our managed security technology has won several awards and accolades globally, including being ranked as Red Herring Top 100 Asia Finalist.