JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Stellar Recovery Inc, continues its dedication to excellence in the accounts receivable industry and announced the company has validated its compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) version 3.2 as a “Level 1” service provider for its collection operations.  The completion of PCI DSS validation follows Stellar Recovery’s SSAE 16 examination completion last month, and demonstrates the company’s ongoing commitment to providing secure infrastructure and processes to its clients and their consumers’ information. 

The PCI Data Security Standard requires that any merchant that outsources the transmission, processing, or storage of payment card data to a third-party provider verify that the provider adheres to the standard.  

“Completion of both the SSAE-16 and the PCI DSS assessment proves our commitment to ensuring that we provide a secure and reliable environment for customers’ data” said Joe Tenga, Chief Information Officer at Stellar Recovery.  “These accomplishments will support our customers in meeting their own security and compliance requirements efficiently.”

The PCI DSS is a comprehensive set of standards that require merchants and service providers that store, process, or transmit customer payment card data to adhere to strict information security controls and processes. The standard includes twelve requirements that cover the following information security topics:

  • Security management
  • Policies and procedures
  • Physical security
  • Network architecture
  • User access management
  • Network and systems monitoring
  • Software development

The scope of Stellar Recovery’s PCI DSS assessment included Billing Management as well as Payment Processing of MOTO transactions (Mail Order/Telephone Order) and related policies. 

The scope of the assessment included the applicable requirements of version 3.2 of the PCI Data Security Standard for validation of “Level 1” service providers.  A Report on Compliance was issued to reflect Stellar Recovery’s full compliance with the PCI Data Security Standard.  The Attestation of Compliance report is available to customers upon request.  

About Stellar Recovery

Stellar Recovery Inc. is an ARM leader headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. SRI is dedicated to excellence in the accounts receivable industry by meeting and exceeding our client’s expectations.  Stellar Recovery leverages the use of technology to drive effective and efficient collections, while eliminating risks.  Please visit our website at www.stellarrecoveryinc.com or contact us at 904-438-2500.

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