Wednesday, July 25, 2007
GlobalSCAPE Joins the PCI Security Standards Council
SAN ANTONIO - GlobalSCAPE (AMEX:
GSB), leading the market in the
integration of Managed File Transfer and Wide Area File Services
technologies, today announced the company has been accepted as a
Participating Organization of the PCI Security Standards Council.
The PCI Security Standards Council develops, maintains and promotes
the adoption of the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) - a set of
best practices for the payment industry. The PCI DSS enhances data
security and proactively protects customer account information at
all points in the payment process - processing, transmission and
"The PCI Data Security Standards provides necessary steps for
companies to safeguard their customers' data," said Bob Russo,
general manager of the PCI Security Standards Council. "Security is
everyone's responsibility, and organizations recognize that
protecting consumers' personal information is the right thing to do.
Organizations that join and participate in the Council can help us
to get the message out in the market and drive further adoption."
"We view our acceptance as a member of the PCI Standards Council in
the highest regard; we see it as a natural extension of our core
strength and mission of protecting private and confidential data,"
said Ellen Ohlenbusch, VP of Marketing at GlobalSCAPE. "By joining
the Council, we can better help our customers bridge the gap between
understanding these regulations and taking proactive measures. We
are excited to participate in this initiative and are eager to
provide companies with the tools necessary to succeed in this area."
GlobalSCAPE, a provider of Global Managed File Transfer (MFT)
solutions and wide-area file services (WAFS) technologies, delivers
a modular approach to solving the enterprise challenges of security,
bandwidth, latency and regulatory compliance. GlobalSCAPE's products
securely and efficiently move files such as financial data, medical
records, customer files, intellectual property, and other sensitive
documents of any size between supply chain partners and branch
offices. GlobalSCAPE's products are used by mid-sized and large
enterprise companies, including virtually all of the Fortune 100,
leading technology, banking, healthcare, and public sector
organizations. Headquartered in San Antonio, TX., GlobalSCAPE is
also the developer of CuteFTP, the most popular file transfer
protocol application on the market. For more information on our
risk-free purchase options, visit
www.globalscape.com or call
800-290-5054 (US) or 210-308-8267 (international).