Level 10 Named a PCI Security Standards Council Qualified Integrator & Reseller
January 10, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., January 10, 2016 – Level 10, LLC was named a Qualified Integrator & Reseller (QIR)™ by the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI-SSC). QIRs receive training and certification on the secure installation of Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) validated payment applications into merchant environments in a manner that facilitates PCI Data Security compliance.
Breach investigations have shown that networks can be compromised starting at the root level with the installation & maintenance of payment applications, if done incorrectly. Therefore, QIRs play a significant role to merchants in maintaining their PCI DSS compliance. As part of the Program, QIRs are authorized to implement, configure, support, and/or validates PA-DSS Payment Applications on behalf of merchants or service providers.
“Becoming a QIR allows us to give an even greater sense of security & confidence to our customers in supporting their payment application needs and maintaining their compliance,” noted Keith Thoms, vice president of operations for Level 10. President, John Pruban, added, “Level 10 tirelessly works to expand the relationship with our business partners. Being one of less than 300 QIRs worldwide proves our commitment to being a trusted advisor in the areas of payment application support & deployment, which are vital to a merchant’s overall success.”
About Level 10, LLC
With increasing IT challenges, Level 10 recognizes that merchants need less partners to do more. By strategically bundling services – like hardware procurement, key injection, staging & integration, maintenance, field services and service desk – Level 10 acts as an extension of retailers’ IT teams through technology deployments, store openings/closings/remodels and instore support work.