PCI DSS

John Greenwood’s top 5 takeaways from the new PCI guidelines

“A real game changer” In November 2018, the global PCI Security Standards Council published its long-awaited new Information Supplement entitled Protecting Telephone-based Payment Card Data. John Greenwood, Executive Director of Compliance3 and a contributor to Syntec’s recent white paper on PCI DSS in contact centers sums up his views on the new guidelines as follows: “These […]

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The PCI SSC issues new guidelines for telephone-based payment card data protection

The global Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), of which Syntec is a participating member organization, has just published its most important guidance on payment card data security in call centers and contact centers since 2011. Entitled ‘Protecting Telephone-Based Payment Card Data’, this brings up to date their guidance on how merchants should […]

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Expert insights: Alex Pezold, co-founder of TokenEx

Alex Pezold is co-founder of TokenEx and is an expert in risk management, compliance, data security, network security and tokenization as well as being a certified QSA. Could you give us a little bit of background about TokenEx and the work you’ve done with Syntec? Sure. TokenEx is a data protection platform. Our core technologies are […]

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The history of DTMF in contact centers

The image of dual tone multi frequency signaling (DTMF) has come in for a makeover recently in  contact centers.  The engine behind automated IVR menus for many years, it also now facilitates new ‘keypad payment by phone’ technology to help keep customers’ card numbers safe when paying over the phone for goods and services. The […]

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