Sipay renews the PCI DSS certification in its latest version 3.1 Level 1

Sipay is the only Spanish company payment gateway who has obtained all security certifications in the field of payment methods.

Sipay Plus has renewed the PCI DSS certification in its latest version 3.1, Level 1, the highest accreditation in the field of data security and infrastructure of the payment methods sector that gives the PCI DSS Standard Council. An open global forum, launched in 2006 by the five major card brands aimed at the development, enhancement, storage, dissemination and implementation of permanent safety standards for account data protection.

The certification, conducted by A2SECURE, IT security specialists, recognized the maximum security compliance of the payment gateway of Sipay, both for the point of sale solution electronic payment solutions Sipay Plus, Sipay E-commerce and Sipay Mobile, and MO/TO (Mail Order / Telephone Order).

The renovation of the certification makes Sipay, the first Spanish payment gateway company, who has obtained all the security certifications established in the field of payment methods. This allows Sipay to continue incorporating the necessary resources against bank card fraud by protecting infrastructure that process, transmit or store data on credit cards and / or debit card, in order to offer its customers the maximum guarantee of safety, quality and innovation.

The main requirements are incorporated into the new version 3.1, focused primarily on the deactivation of all uses of SSL; note that older versions of TLS are no longer valid as secure protocol; proactive safety processes, including considerations rather restrictive, for stored cardholder data; security software development; the vulnerability assessment with greater emphasis on penetration testing; key management and passwords; reviewing security records; and the extension of these requirements to external suppliers. This evolution of the law aims to adapt to the continuous changes in the market and technology related to the industry of payment methods.

The PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) certifies the safety standard of the major card issuers (debit and credit) and helps reduce the risk of fraud. It is a set of requirements aimed at companies that process, transmit and / or store this information and must validate their compliance periodically. Awarded by the PCI Security Standards Council an open global forum for the development, enhancement, storage, dissemination and implementation of permanent safety standards for the protection of card data, founded in 2006 by American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCB International, MasterCard, and Visa, Inc.


A2SECURE is a company that provides consulting and audit services related to computer security. Its aim is to help prevent and manage the risk of their customers against threats arising from electronic communications. The company has certified QSA (Qualified Security Assessor) by the PCI SSC Council formed by American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCB International, MasterCard and Visa. This certification proves knowledge and experience to validate the compliance level standard in shops and service providers. The audit team A2SECURE has different security certifications that make it matter experts. Some of these certifications held its workforce are: QSA, CHFI, CEH, OSCP, PCIP, ITIL. For more information on the services provided by the company see the following link:


Sipay is the only Spanish company payment gateway who has obtained all security certifications in the field of payment methods. Specialized in developing intelligent payment solutions for commerce, adapted to each sector and every business, both at the point of sale and online trade, fulfilling the highest international security standards PCI-DSS 3.1, Level 1. Currently, Sipay, It is the leader in Spain in payment by card. His clients have references like Hotusa Group, Hoteles Silken, Costco Wholesale, Meliá Hotels International, Mango, E-Park, Abertis, Adidas, Lladro, Aki DIY, supermarkets Froiz, Carolina Herrera, Dineo or Juguettos, among others. For more information go to

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