In a recent development, Royal Jordanian (RJ) successfully attained the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance certification and attestation of compliance for the first year.
This accreditation was granted to RJ in recognition of its strict adherence to guidelines that safeguard consumers’ credit and debit card transactions through security measures. This comprehensive standard is intended to reduce risk of data breaches by guiding merchants with specific requirements to protect customer account data.
RJ president and CEO Captain Suleiman Obeidat received the certification from Dr Ramzi Al Sunna, co-founder of ScanWave CTS and Randomstorm manager in the Middle East in Amman. RandomStorm offered the airline a comprehensive range of its advanced scanning, monitoring and alerting consultancy services, all of which aided RJ receive the PCI DSS certification.
The PCI DSS is bound to protect RJ customers against fraud, secures RJ business reputation by eliminating the risk of non-compliance with paying fines and fees, and maintains RJ agreements and contracts with third parties and acquirers.