The PCI Security Standards Council is an open global forum launched in 2006, responsible for the development, management, education and awareness of the PCI Security Standards including the Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS), Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) and PIN Transaction Security (PTS) requirements.
Crimson TT is proud to be certified under the PCI Security Standards Council. In order to be certified, our software and hardware offerings must meet the technical requirements of each of the data security compliance programs set out by the council's five founding global payment brands (American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCB International, MasterCard and Visa Inc.).
For more information about PCI compliancy please visit their website http://www.pcisecuritystandards.org
All Crimson Help Desk staff, as well as Project Management staff, have gone through a rigorous security process with the US Department of Homeland Security to ensure all personal exposed to government networks and systems are cleared for access.
OPOS is a platform specific implementation of point-of-sale device standards for Microsoft Windows Operating Systems. OPOS is managed by the Association for Retail Technology Standards. The standard uses component object model and utilizes languages that support COM controls (i.e. Visual C++, Visual Basic and C#) which can be used to write applications.
ODBC is a standard programming language middleware API for accessing database management systems. ODBC accomplishes database management systems independence by using an ODBC Driver as a translation layer between the application and the DBMS. Applications that are considered to be ODBC Compliant are applications designed to access data sources such as address books and Microsoft Excel files.