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Banque Misr receives the recent version of PCI-DSS Certification for the compliance with the Global Data Security Standards of Payment Cards
Banque Misr successfully obtains version 3.2.1 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI – DSS) certification of the year 2018 due to the bank’s adherence to the global data security standards of payment cards industry. On Thursday corresponding to 22 November 2018, the Chairman of Banque Misr – Mr. Mohamed El-Etreby has been granted the PCI-DSS Certification by the Chairman of Control Case LLC. Besides, such certification is granted to the banks applying the global Data Security Standards set by the largest global organizations such Visa Inc., MasterCard and American Express that guarantee the securitization of data related to payment or credit cards industry and provide the customers with the highest service and safety levels.
Further, it is noteworthy that Control Case LLC., which is authorized by Visa global Incorporation for granting PCI-DSS certification, is considered one of the international specialized companies approved by the Council of Information Security Standards for Banking Cards to audit the application of the global Data Security Standards regarding the compliance with the securitization and protection of payment and credit cards data. It is also worth mentioning that Control Case LLC has carried out extensive auditing processes examining Banque Misr’s information systems and networks to ensure the enforcement of information protection systems and the application of all the requirements of global standards.
Moreover, Banque Misr’s receipt of the PCI – DSS 3.2.1 certification is an outgrowth from the efforts exerted by the Bank’s Board of Directors to comply with the global Data Security Standards of Payment Cards, which reflected eventually in offering the best banking services to BM’s customers with the highest degrees of excellence and safety. It shall be recalled, as well, that Banque Misr is the first in Egypt and North Africa to receive PCI-DSS certification in 2010 as well as in  2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.  
As a leading banking institution in the securitization of customers’ data, Banque Misr strives to provide its customers with the best banking products and services with the highest degree of excellence while staying abreast of the latest global technological systems to improve the bank’s systems and services in order to provide safe electronic payment methods to its customers locally, regionally and globally.