First Data and Trustwave bring new level of data security to small- and mid-sized businesses
Atlanta and Chicago – Trustwave with its cloud-based information security and compliance services and First Data, a payment technology and services solutions provider have joined to provide data security to small- and mid-sized businesses. Businesses that use First Data payment processing services will have access to a solution delivered through Trustwave's cloud-based TrustKeeper platform that will deliver security through cost effective, purpose-built, endpoint security, and advanced e-commerce vulnerability monitoring while helping businesses achieve and maintain compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). The core services will provide small businesses access to information security services designed to help protect them from malware and viruses, critical system changes, unauthorized devices, security misconfigurations, and non-compliant payment card storage.
In addition to easy-to-use PCI DSS compliance tools, Trustwave and First Data plan to offer businesses:
Malware and Anti-Virus Protection - uses a combination of signatures and behavioral analysis to help protect systems from viruses and other malware.
File Integrity Monitoring - scans critical systems and components for changes that may be caused by a data breach or malware.
Unauthorized Device Alerting - informs businesses about unauthorized devices, workstations and servers connected to their network.
Payment Card Data Storage Scanning - verifies that payment card data is not being stored unencrypted.
Security Configuration Monitoring - verifies that basic security controls are configured properly.
First Data customers can also access additional Trustwave Managed Security Services designed to help them address various information security threats while alleviating the pressures created by resource constraints, skills shortages, compliance requirements, and the rapid adoption of new technologies.