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Navigate PCI 4 compliance with ICONIS before 31 March deadline

Johannesburg, 04 Mar 2024
Adherence to the PCI DSS is crucial.
Adherence to the PCI DSS is crucial.


In the rapidly advancing digital environment, safeguarding sensitive data has become a paramount concern. ICONIS, in partnership with QUALYS, stands at the forefront of delivering cutting-edge data security solutions to its clientele. This collaboration facilitates the use of QUALYS' comprehensive suite of security tools, enabling ICONIS clients to achieve and exceed PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards) compliance before the 31 March 2024 deadline. This initiative underscores ICONIS' commitment to providing superior data protection services.

The importance of PCI compliance in the digital age

In an era dominated by online transactions, adherence to the PCI DSS is crucial for protecting businesses and their customers from potential data breaches and fraud. The approaching compliance deadline highlights the need for businesses to bolster their security frameworks.

Strategic alliance between ICONIS and QUALYS for enhanced client protection

As a key player in the tech landscape of South Africa, ICONIS prioritises its clients' data security. The strategic utilisation of QUALYS security solutions allows ICONIS to offer its clients a path to seamless PCI DSS compliance, reinforcing ICONIS' role as a trusted provider of top-notch security solutions.

"ICONIS is committed to empowering our clients across South Africa with top-tier data security solutions. Leveraging QUALYS comprehensive suite of security tools, we're not just aiming for PCI DSS compliance; we're setting a new standard for data protection in the digital landscape. Our collaboration with QUALYS is a testament to our dedication to providing the best possible protection for our clients' sensitive information," says Rimmon Kisten, Managing Director at ICONIS.

Leveraging QUALYS solutions for client security needs

The QUALYS suite of security tools plays a pivotal role in ICONIS' strategy to guide clients through the PCI DSS compliance process. This suite includes advanced capabilities for vulnerability management, policy compliance and web application scanning, providing a holistic approach to data security.

Proactive compliance strategies for ICONIS clients

ICONIS leverages QUALYS solutions to offer clients a proactive pathway to PCI compliance. This includes comprehensive vulnerability assessments, penetration testing and continuous monitoring to ensure the integrity and security of clients' digital infrastructure.

"QUALYS is proud to partner with ICONIS in their mission to enhance data security for businesses throughout South Africa. Our advanced security solutions are designed to provide comprehensive protection and compliance capabilities. Together with ICONIS, we are committed to ensuring that businesses have access to the highest level of security measures, helping them to navigate the complexities of PCI DSS compliance with confidence," states Julian Micheal, Country Manager for QUALYS in South Africa.

Benefits of the ICONIS-QUALYS collaboration for clients

1. Efficient vulnerability detection and remediation: Through QUALYS solutions, ICONIS enables clients to swiftly identify and address security vulnerabilities, ensuring timely and proactive security measures.

2. Policy compliance and alignment: QUALYS solutions facilitate the efficient alignment of clients' security policies with PCI DSS standards, mitigating the risk of non-compliance as the deadline approaches.

3. Thorough web application security scans: ICONIS provides clients with in-depth web application security scans using QUALYS tools, identifying vulnerabilities quickly to safeguard customer data.

4. Ongoing security monitoring: ICONIS integrates QUALYS technology into its 24x7x365 Security Operations Centre, which is accredited with ISO9001 and ISO27001 certifications. This ensures continuous, real-time monitoring for clients, offering a dynamic and compliant security posture.


ICONIS is your trusted partner in navigating the complexities of PCI 4 compliance ahead of the 31 March 2024 deadline. Our strategic alliance with QUALYS equips us with the tools and expertise to enhance your business's data security and ensure seamless compliance. Don't let the deadline catch you unprepared; contact ICONIS today for a complimentary consultation and take the first step towards securing your operations with our expert solutions.