Cybersecurity company GM Security Technologies announced on Friday it has teamed up with Visa to accelerate the of secure, compliant and trustworthy digital payment eco-systems in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through the collaborations, the companies will be hosting a regional roadshow to educate issuers, merchants, acquires, and third party processors (TPP) around the region on the importance of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance validation solutions, cybersecurity enablement and payment security training.
“Together the companies are launching the PaySec Day roadshow across major cities in Latin America and the Caribbean throughout the year. The PaySec Day initiative is designed as a thought leadership and educational forum building awareness on PCI DSS Compliance and digital risk management work streams. The PaySec Day series kicks off in Santiago de Chile on October 9, 2019 – followed by more cities later this year through 2020.”
Speaking about the partnership, Eduardo Perez, SVP & Regional Risk Officer for Visa Latin America and the Caribbean, stated:
“Working with GM Security Technologies, we believe we can offer our clients a simplified path to Cybersecurity enablement and PCI DSS compliance validation. We are delighted to be working closely with GMST, a leader in payment card security compliance and digital risk management.”
Héctor Guillermo Martínez, President GM Security Technologies, added:
“We are excited to begin a new chapter with Visa, providing a framework for our companies to work together enabling and securing the digital payment landscape across all vectors of the model. GMST Digital Risk and Compliance suite is specifically geared to help businesses understand and achieve PCI DSS compliance and strengthening their cybersecurity posture.”