CrediMax obtained the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS V3.1) Certification for the fifth consecutive year. The international certificate further reiterates CrediMax’s commitment in applying the highest security standards across all its policies, operations and procedures.

The PCI DSS is the uniform and globally recognized security standards intended to optimize the security of credit and debit card transactions, secure sensitive cardholder information during storage and transmission and protect cardholders against fraud and misuse of their personal information.

“The PCI DSS certification stands as a testament to our efforts in applying effective processes and procedures across CrediMax’s operations,” said the Chief Executive of CrediMax, Mr Yousif Ali Mirza. “It is a must for us to maintain compliance and protect critical data and assets of our stakeholders. We have heavily invested in improving the security of our infrastructure by deploying advanced security systems. The renewal of the certification proves that we have defined an effective information security process in an effort to sustain trusting and lasting partnerships with our customers and merchants,” he added.

“The certification is a testament of our efforts in ensuring the highest security standard. I would like to thank the team at CrediMax for their hard work and continuous dedication which was instrumental in successfully ensuring the efficiency of the security measures,” said Mr Mirza.

“Congratulations to the entire team in CrediMax on achieving PCI DSS Compliance, the only industry compliance standard dedicated to security of cardholder’s data. PCI DSS is one of the most stringent security standards with over 280+ controls designed to build a secure infrastructure to protect cardholder’s information. SISA, being the largest Payments Security Specialist in the region takes pride to partner with CrediMax, the pioneering credit card issuer and acquirer in the Kingdom of Bahrain. We appreciate the commitment and dedication of CrediMax to secure their customers data and going through the stringent audit process of SISA Information Security W.L.L.” Said Mr Dharshan Shanthamurthy, Chief Executive Officer of SISA Information Security WLL.