PCI Compliance Certification & SAQ Consulting for Houston, TX Merchants

Materdei Consulting, LLC is Houston’s leading provider of PCI compliance, certification, and consulting services, offering a complete lifecycle of solutions for helping merchants and service providers in Houston – and throughout Texas – in becoming PCI DSS compliant. Business is booming in the Lone Star State – and that’s everywhere – in Houston, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, and beyond, thus requiring tens of thousands of businesses to become PCI DSS compliant. Are you a merchant or service provider in the greater Houston areas in need of PCI compliance? Not sure where to start and are new to the entire Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards mandates? Need PCI policies and procedures, or just have general questions about PCI?

Whatever your needs are, contact Texas’ PCI compliance leaders today at Materdei Consulting, LLC. Visit us at pcipolicyportal.com to learn more, or send us an email at pci@pcipolicyportal.com.

Saving Houston, TX Business Thousands of Dollars with PCI Compliance

Houston is a dynamic town with a diverse economy, which means we’ve helped almost every type of merchant or service provider in H-Town, from gas stations to grocery stores, restaurants, data centers, telecom companies, and more. Our secret to success? We offer fixed-fee consulting services, high-quality documentation (our PCI Policy Packets have been used by thousands of businesses around the world since 2009), experienced, well-versed personnel, and much more. But more than anything, we understand PCI compliance better than almost anyone, and as fellow Texans, we’ll give you the Texas straight talk about what it takes to bec¬ome – and stay – PCI DSS compliant.

Fixed-Fee PCI DSS SAQ Assistance for Houston Businesses

Merchants, service providers, and other businesses in Houston seeking assistance with Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) completion can turn to Materdei Consulting, LLC. One of the real challenges with “self-assessing” is that is has become an increasingly difficult initiative to tackle on your own. Why? Because the actual SAQ requirements are quite complex, challenging to interpret, and operationally taxing to implement. And that’s if you happen to have a comprehensive understanding of the SQA requirement themselves.

From SAQ A to SAQ D, we offer consulting services consisting of expert guidance for helping Houston merchants and service providers successfully complete the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) requirements. From developing necessary PCI policies and procedures to implementing a wide variety of security and technical controls, we’ll walk you through every step of the way, helping you complete your SAQ the “right” way.

Expert Advice for PCI DSS SAQ Certification for Texas Businesses

Many businesses make the mistake that self-assessing for PCI compliance is an easy endeavor – it’s not – and it’s why you need an expert consultant, proven and trusted professionals, and that’s Materdei Consulting, LLC. We offer the following PCI DSS services and solutions for Houston, TX businesses seeking to become compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards, so visit pcipolicyportal.com to learn more today, or email us at pci@pcipolicyportal.com today:

PCI Scoping & Readiness Assessments: Thousands of merchants and service providers throughout Texas that are storing, processing and transmitting cardholder data must become PCI DSS compliant, that’s not up for debate. What businesses need to know is that performing a cost-effective and brief upfront exercise is highly recommended for ensuring you overall PCI efforts get off on the right track.

So where to start, with a PCI DSS scoping & readiness assessment, that’s where. It’s a proven process performed by Materdei Consulting, LLC that helps merchants and service providers assess and understand scoping boundaries, identify internal control gaps and deficiencies, acquire necessary security tools, put in place a workable plan-of-action for getting things done, and much more.

Being new to PCI DSS compliance can be confusing and frustrating, all the more reason for performing a much-needed scoping & readiness assessment. Contact us at pci@pcipolicyportal.com to learn more about our services for Houston, TX businesses. Spending a few extra dollars on the front-end ultimately saves you thousands of dollars in long-term costs.

PCI Policies and Procedures Authoring Services: What’s become one of the most exhausting and frustrating aspects of PCI compliance is actually a process that Materdei Consulting, LLC has perfected since 2009. Documentation is a time-consuming process – no question about it – and its why merchants and service providers in Texas turn to us in obtaining professionally developed PCI policies and procedures and other supporting templates for becoming compliant.

Do you really want to spend dozens of hour writing PCI polices and procedure – probably not – so download the very best documentation found today from the global PCI policy experts at pcipolicyportal.com. Filled with the very best and most current documentation, our PCI policies and procedures templates have been used by thousands of companies all around the globe. Need an access control policy template? How about a security awareness training program manual? Need to perform a risk assessment and looking for professionally developed forms and manuals for such an exercise? Our documentation is the answer, so visit pcipolicyportal.com to learn more.

Whatever business you’re in, we have the necessary forms and templates for helping Houston, TX businesses become compliant, so visit us today at pcipolicyportal.com.

Technical and Operational Remediation: Are your password parameters configured with strong complexity rules? Do you have File Integrity Monitoring (FIM) in place for recording any type of file activity begin made? How about your network device and servers; have they been provisioned, hardened and secured with industry leading standards? As you can see, technical and operational remediation is often a time-consuming process for many merchants and service providers seeking to become PCI DSS compliant.

Thankfully, we offer industry leading PCI policies, forms, checklists, and other supporting templates for helping merchants and service providers meet many of the technical and operational requirements mandated by PCI. Sure, you still have to roll up your sleeves and make configuration changes to systems, but our documentation goes a long way in reducing the time and effort for becoming PCI DSS compliant. It’s just another reason why so many businesses in Houston turn to us for much-needed PCI guidance.

Penetration Testing: Need comprehensive, fixed-fee penetration testing services, we offer such solutions also.

Assistance with Vendor Selection of Security Products: There’s literally hundreds of software and security vendors pushing products to merchants and service providers in the PCI community. While the vast majority of the tools are high-quality indeed, you’ll need to be aware of cost considerations and implementation challenges. What you need is a proven expert for helping navigate the rough waters of PCI vendors, and we can help.

Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) Help: The PCI DSS Self-Assessment Questionnaires (SAQ) – for which there are many – can be highly confusing for businesses, and it’s why we offer consulting services specific to PCI SAQ. Turn to the Houston, Texas PCI DSS experts today at Materdei Consulting, LLC.