The PCI DSS, a set of comprehensive requirements for enhancing payment account data security, was developed by the founding payment brands of the PCI Security Standards Council, including American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCB International, MasterCard Worldwide and Visa Inc. Inc. International, to help facilitate the broad adoption of consistent data security measures on a global basis.

The PCI DSS is a multifaceted security standard that includes requirements for security management, policies, procedures, network architecture, software design and other critical protective measures. This comprehensive standard is intended to help organizations proactively protect customer account data. VetSource has demonstrated to 403 Labs, a PCI Approved Scanning Vendor, its compliance with the PCI DSS for storing, processing, or transmitting cardholder data. VetSource is proven to be: COMPLIANT with the PCI scan validation – VetSource has successfully passed a PCI Vulnerability Scan – No significant vulnerabilities, as defined by the PCI Scanning Procedures, were found on any of VetSource’s registered hosts COMPLIANT with the self-assessment portion of the PCI DSS as a type 4 merchant – VetSource has successfully passed the PCI Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) – Each section of the SAQ focuses on a specific area of security, based on the requirements included in the PCI Data Security Standard