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Congratulations to 800 Call KC for Achieving PCI DSS Compliance!

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

As a comprehensive response service center, 800 Call KC provides e-commerce, inventory management, and other merchant services to its customers.  Categorized as a Level 1 Service Provider that stores, processes, and/or transmits over 300,000 credit card transactions per year, 800 Call KC turned to INFORMATION EXCHANGE, INC., to achieve Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance with the Data Security Standard (DSS).

The quantity of credit card numbers handled on an annual basis determines the categorization level of merchants and service providers. For example, Level 1 merchants and Level 1 and 2 service providers are required to conduct annual, on-site assessments that can only be performed by a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) such as INFORMATION EXCHANGE, INC.

Working closely with 800 Call KC’s staff, the INFORMATION EXCHANGE, INC., certified consulting team provided guidance and best practice recommendations on all facets of the PCI DSS with particular emphasis on policy, data encryption, device configuration, and log management.  The end result of the engagement validated 800 Call KC’s compliance with the PCI DSS and provided industry-certified assurances to their customers that their data was secure.  Says Herb Myers, IT Director at 800 Call KC,  “INFORMATION EXCHANGE, INC., provided us a clear path to compliance and ensured I had the proper guidance every step of the way.”

The five founding members of the Council (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card and JCB) recognize INFORMATION EXCHANGE, INC., certified by the PCI Security Standards Council as being qualified to assess compliance to the PCI DSS standard.  As an approved QSA with experienced PCI consultants,  INFORMATION EXCHANGE, INC.,is qualified to provide clients with:

● Annual on-site PCI DSS assessments

● PCI Readiness assessments and remediation services

● Assistance with the completion of the Self-assessment Questionnaire

● Consultation on payment processes and architectural desig

Basic Search Engine Submission and Linking Components

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Once you are done with your site, you need to get it out into the world wide web. There are two easy methods to use:

  1. Site submission
  2. Link exchange

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Basic SEO Components

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Your first question may be “What is SEO?” SEO stands for search engine optimization. It is easy to integrate SEO into current sites, and even easier to add while the site is being developed. There are a few things you can add to the HTML code to optimize your website for search engines to more easily find you. Here is a list of the main basic SEO components:

  1. Meta tags – keywords and description
  2. Title tag
  3. Title attribute for links
  4. Alt attribute for images

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Basic Website Components

Friday, October 15th, 2010

So you’ve decided to build a website for your business, or even yourself. But what do you need? Aside from all of the technical aspects, there are the basic components. This is the information that users expect to have available at the click of a mouse while they’re visiting your site. Here are a few things to consider when you build a website:

  1. Domain name
  2. Information
  3. Navigation
  4. Design

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