Mako targets $100m payment security opportunity

Service offered to partners to help banks' merchants comply with PCI DSS

Security-specialist Mako Networks has achieved certification in PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards) and wants more partners to help capitalise on the opportunity to assist smaller merchants to become compliant in the standards.

Since last year it has been working on developing the Mako System in PCI DSS, a hosted service.

Mako Networks business development director Simon Gamble says his company provides secure IP connectivity and the service automatically keeps the software on the firewall up to date.

“We keep track on where the POS [point of sale] machines are communicating and what devices are connected to that network, so no-one can plug in alternate devices to try and hack the devices from within. We automatically detect when a POS machine has been disconnected from the network and report on that. The credit card data goes over the network that we provide, but at no stage do we look at the credit card transactions,” he says. Read more on Reseller News

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