Advanced Payments passes PCI DSS Level 1 scan without any remarks

Nicosia, Cyprus 31st of Aug, 2010 – Advanced Payments is proud to announce that Advanced Payments has successfully completed the yearly PCI DSS Level 1 scan.

“Being nothing but PCI DSS Level 1 compliant is not an option for us,” says Patrick Sallnert, acting Chief Operating Officer for Advanced Payments EU.

Patrick Sallnert adds: “Advanced Payments wants to give its merchants and MSPs the comfort of processing their transactions securely and in a safe environment so they can focus on their core business which is sales and customer support”

The PCI DSS standard improves fraud prevention within organizations processing credit card transactions by increasing the security measures surrounding related data and its access. The comprehensive audit includes document collection and analysis, vulnerability scanning and penetration testing as well as regularly recurring scans throughout the year.

“Having the highest PCI certification goes well with Advanced Payments very popular third party credit card processing product called MotoMerchant which enables an instant merchant account facility for Merchants,“ Patrick Sallnert further adds.

Our PCI DSS Level 1 recertification demonstrates our adherence to the highest level of PCI Compliance and the commitment we maintain for safeguarding customer financial information. PCI DSS Level 1 compliance is a necessity for Advanced Payments and our clients who trust us to securely facilitate payments for their organizations while protecting their customer data.

About Advanced Payments

Advanced Payments is a billing company based in Nicosia, Cyprus, established in 2007 by a very experienced team within local and international e-payments. The company offers both merchant accounts and a single integration e-payment platform called MOTO Merchant that connects merchants and MSPs around the globe with worldwide banks, payment brands, payment processors, shopping carts, alternative payments, 3-D Secure and third-party advanced fraud scrubbing services. For more information about Advanced Payments services or MOTO Merchant please visit or