NWP Receives PCI Level 1 Certification
- May 07, 2013
Costa Mesa, Calif.—NWP Services Corporation (NWP), a provider of utility cost recovery and management solutions to the multifamily housing industry, announced it has been validated as compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) as a Level 1 service provider for the fourth consecutive year. Trustwave, the leading provider of PCI DSS compliance management solutions, performed the validation.
PCI DSS is the payment card industry security requirement for entities that store, process or transmit cardholder data, and has been endorsed by all the major card brands.
To maintain compliance with the PCI DSS, NWP has enrolled in Trustwave’s on-demand compliance management solution, TrustKeeper® to access the necessary tools to support on-going compliance such as external vulnerability scans. Additionally, NWP proactively tests its internal network as well as conducting an annual SSAE 16 Type II audit to validate that all NWP products and services have sufficient financial controls to support customers.