NTT Global Data Centers Americas dedication to strict physical access controls and facility security give our customers peace of mind that we proactively safeguard their consumer information. PCI DSS is a vital industry standard for the protection of sensitive cardholder data, and NTT Global Data Centers Americas is proud to host compliance tours and interviews with our security staff in support of customer PCI DSS compliance verifications.
NTT Global Data Centers Americas PCI DSS 3.0 compliance assessment encompassed its entire portfolio of data center facilities, including Sacramento data center campus, Texas data center campus and Ashburn, Virginia data center campus. NTT Global Data Centers Americas makes all auditing and compliance documentation and reports available to customers upon request in support of their own compliance programs.
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. It was created by the founding brands of the PCI Security Standards Council, which includes American Express, Discover Financial, JCB International, MasterCard Worldwide, and Visa Inc. The PCI DSS compliance assessment centers on IT security policy, cardholder data protection, network access and monitoring, and organization vulnerability management.
NTT Global Data Centers Americas PCI DSS compliance assessments are performed by Schellman & Company, an independent, third-party agency which has been accredited by the PCI Security Standards Council as a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA). Schellman & Company provides assurance and compliance services to companies worldwide with a staff comprised of experts in accounting, information technology, and information security. The objective, independent audit performed by these seasoned industry experts against the PCI DSS standard ensures that NTT Global Data Centers Americas is providing the physical security required by our customers who process payment card data inside our data center facilities.