WNS Global Services awarded PCI DSS certification

Source: WNS Global Services

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global business process outsourcing (BPO) services, today announced that its Indian subsidiary, WNS Global Services Pvt. Ltd., has successfully achieved compliance with the Payment Card Industry - Data Security Standard version 1.1 ('PCI DSS').

The onsite security assessment was conducted by ControlCase, which is a Qualified Security Assessor ('QSA').

PCI DSS 1.1, a set of comprehensive requirements for enhancing payment account data security, was developed by the founding payment brands of the PCI Security Standards Council, including Amex, Discover, JCB, MasterCard and Visa, to help facilitate the broad adoption of consistent data security measures on a global basis. It is a multifaceted security standard that includes requirements for security management, policies, procedures, network architecture, software design and other critical protective measures and is intended to help organizations proactively protect customer account data.

WNS Global Services Pvt. Ltd. is among the first BPO companies in India to achieve compliance with PCI DSS.

"Achieving the PCI DSS certification is a testament of WNS' commitment to client responsiveness and data security," said Anup Gupta, Chief Operating Officer, WNS Group. "We have always provided secure and reliable data security environments for our clients. This certification further demonstrates the safety of cardholder data accessed and processed at WNS."

"WNS is one of the first BPOs globally to comply with PCI's data security standards. This recognizes the maturity of WNS' technology processes in serving information intensive companies across a range of industries," said Erik Winkler, Vice President, Professional Services, ControlCase.

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