Solidcore Systems, Inc., a supplier in retail system security, change audit and configuration control, and Esprida Corporation, a supplier in remote management software for self-service systems, announced a partnership to help retailers secure and manage kiosk systems while simplifying the effort required to meet Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard compliance. The joint offering allows retailers to implement kiosk best practices, which includes protecting systems, maintaining optimum levels of payment card security, and sustaining centralized control over devices in the field.
Solidcore POS Check and Control provides a single-solution on the endpoint that addresses all of the PCI and security requirements of a kiosk system. Esprida LiveControl automates administrative tasks to give businesses complete visibility and control over a kiosk network. Together, the jointly deployed solution can enforce that only authorized changes deployed through Esprida LiveControl are allowed to alter the kiosk, including registry entries or data files. Solidcore also protects the kiosk from malware, zero-day vulnerabilities and any unauthorized local changes that might include reading or copying protected files off of the system.
"Kiosks offer a opportunity for retailers, but the remote locations of these systems often present management, security and compliance challenges that cannot be overlooked," said Anne Bonaparte, president and CEO of Solidcore. "Working together with Esprida will help simplify the most challenging aspects of kiosk deployments so retailers can focus on growing their businesses and servicing their customers."