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OurPass deploys VGS for data security in furtherance of its goal to meet the highest security standards in the payment card industry
OurPass, the Nigerian startup behind the one-click checkout platform for digital commerce has deployed Very Good Security as its data security system to achieve PCI DSS compliance.
Dooshima Sen
September 3rd, 2020 5 mins read

Companies that process payment transactions deal with sensitive data and as a result, must maintain a secure environment. This is why companies that deal with credit card information have to meet the PCI DSS compliance requirements.

To manage its users' sensitive data, OurPass has deployed VGS (Very Good Security) as its Data security system. The VGS platform enables companies to collect, protect, and exchange sensitive information to utilize the value of the data without having to come into contact with the original data. This way user information is safe because even the card processing company never really gets in touch with the data.

VGS operates on a strategy called the "Zero data" which allows companies to operate on sensitive data without the risk because VGS secures sensitive data in the VGS Vault, a segregated secure database that is designed from the ground up and has no direct access to the internet.

PCI DSS compliance (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard), refers to the technical and operational standards that businesses follow to secure and protect credit card data provided by cardholders and transmitted through card processing transactions.

Platforms that deploy VGS' software as their data security become PCI DSS compliant as it provides a secure way to handle sensitive information. Brands like Travel Bank, Deserve, and Truebill deploys VGS as their data security platform.

Very Good Security (VGS) is a leading data security company providing a developer-friendly platform to help businesses use sensitive data without the cost or liability of securing the data themselves. VGS provides a specialized infrastructure to act as a custodian for sensitive data, improving security while also accelerating business growth. Learn more about VGS here

About OurPass

OurPass is a technology company that is improving the online shopping experience in Nigeria by making the process of checking out easy and seamless for online shoppers through its one-click checkout API.

The platform meets the highest security standards in the payments industry (PCI DSS), enabling users to conduct transactions safely on the platform.

OurPass has launched version 1 of the API on its online store in partnership with select merchants which enables customers to buy their favorite products at a reduced price and get a chance to try out the OurPass checkout experience here.