First Cryptocurrency Company To Achieve Both ISO27001 and PCI:DSS Level 1 Compliance

<HONG KONG, September 2, 2019>  -  Crypto.com, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform, has officially achieved PCI:DSS 3.2.1 (Level 1) compliance after rigorous third party security audits by a Quality Security Assessor (QSA). Crypto.com is the first cryptocurrency in the world to have both ISO27001:2013 and PCI:DSS 3.2.1, Level 1 compliance.

PCI:DSS is the, “Payment Card Industry: Data Security Standard”, which outlines a set of strict requirements set by the payment card industry, and is designed to ensure that organizations which process, store or transmit credit card data maintain a highly secure environment, and uphold the highest data security and privacy standards.

The PCI Data Security Standard requires the organization to comply with the following security, control objectives:

  1. Build and Maintain a Secure Network and Systems
  2. Protect Cardholder Data
  3. Maintain a Vulnerability Management Program
  4. Implement Strong Access Control Measures
  5. Regularly Monitor and Test Networks
  6. Maintain an Information Security Policy

Jason Lau, Chief Information Security Officer of Crypto.com said, “Put simply, PCI:DSS Level 1 certification is one of the most rigorous globally recognized payment card security standards available, and shows how serious we are about security and our approach to protecting credit card data. PCI:DSS Level 1 compliance coupled with ISO27001 shows our ongoing commitment to building trust with our customers.”

Kris Marszalek, Co-Founder and CEO of Crypto.com said, “Security always comes first — this is the foundation on which strong, trusted brands are built. We will continue investing heavily in our people, technology, and processes to maintain the highest standard of security in the industry.”

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About Crypto.com

Crypto.com was founded in 2016 to accelerate the world’s transition to cryptocurrency. Key products include: the Crypto.com App, the best place to buy, sell, and pay with crypto, the MCO Visa Card, a metal card with no annual fees, and the Crypto.com Chain, which enables users to pay and be paid in any crypto, anywhere, for free. Crypto.com is headquartered in Hong Kong with a 150+ strong team. For more information, please visit: www.crypto.com.