August 2, 2006

Tevora Elite Visa QDSC Certification

Performing Security Audits


LOS ANGELES , CA – August 2, 2006 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE)–- Tevora Business Solutions, Inc., a leading IT security consulting firm, announced today their recent certification as a Qualified Data Security Company (QDSC).

The QDSC certification by Visa authorizes Tevora to perform level-one onsite assessments for merchants and service providers requiring a “Report on Compliance” (ROC).

“This elite certification is part of the overall Visa Cardholder Information Security Program (CISP),” Nazy Fouladirad, Marketing Director for Tevora Business Solutions, explained. “The certification qualifies our company to perform on-site security audit and assessment services for organizations accepting credit cards, ensuring that they are in full compliance with the PCI Data Security Standard.”

As a Qualified Data Security Company in good standing with Visa, Tevora can help clients achieve and demonstrate compliance. The certification, which is incorporated into the Cardholder Information Security Program, is intended to protect Visa cardholder data and ensure that members, merchants, and service providers maintain the highest information security standard.

“When customers offer their credit card at the point of sale, over the Internet, on the phone, or through the mail, they want assurance that their personal and account information is safe,” Ray Zadjmool, President and CEO of Tevora Business Solutions, Inc. explained. “We work closely with Fortune 1000 companies from around the country and are able to analyze, remediate, and assess adherence to the PCI standards in a cost-effective manner.”

Compliance validation must be provided by merchants and service providers to Visa as a means of ensuring that the company has adhered to the PCI Data Standards.

“By complying with the Cardholder Information Security Program, Visa members, merchants, and service providers not only meet their obligations but also build a culture of security that benefits everyone,” Zadjmool said.

Other products and services that Tevora provides include: Identity and Access Management Solutions; Security Information Management; Threat Management Solutions; Intellectual Property Loss Prevention; and Intrusion Prevention Solutions.

“We are happy to be able to add this elite certification to our roster of services,” Zadjmool said.

About Tevora Business Solutions, Inc.
Headquartered in Irvine , CA , Tevora is focused on helping clients achieve business efficiencies through the integration and implementation of technology. Experienced engineers combine state-of-the-art tools and high-quality program management to deliver optimal security and compliance solutions; Areas of practice include risk management, compliance and business continuity.

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Media Contact:
Nazy Fouladirad
of Tevora Business Solutions