Khushhali Microfinance Bank acquires PCI DSS Compliance Certification | InfoZonePK

Khushhali Microfinance Bank Limited (KMBL) has acquired the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Compliance Certification – an international standard for payment card and data security via PCI QSA Firm Risk Associates, a premier global information technology company, who is a certification body of Payment Card Industry Security Standard Council (PCI SSC).

This certification recognizes KMBL’s high financial security standards, as recommended by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). It is a global forum that brings together payments industry stakeholders to develop and drive the adoption of data security standards and resources for safe payments worldwide.

In the last decade, the number of cyber-attacks on organizations has increased exponentially. With the continuous expansion in the digital landscape and exposure of services to customers on their cell phones and computers, organizations have become more and more prone to cyber-attacks. Khushhali Microfinance Bank strives to lead the industry on the digital front and considers that the security and protection of customers’ data are of utmost importance.

The President of Khushhali MF Bank – Ghalib Nishtar, stated that, “KMBL is now amongst those banks in Pakistan that are certified as PCI DSS Compliant and the first-ever microfinance bank in the country to fulfil the 231 total PCI requirements related to cyber-security and associated processes.”