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Tommy Chapman


Super fast VX820 PCI DSS compliant chip and pin device!

Published On: 15 October 2013By 1.8 min readCategories: UncategorizedTags: , , , , , ,

Following our continued success in helping our clients stay PCI-DSS compliant, RMS offer a super fast PCI DSS compliant chip and pin device by way of the Verifone VX820! Coupled with our industry leading integration, recent benchmarks at RMS HQ Lab have recorded card authorisation through to the transaction finalising in less than 1 second! 

Security and reliability that’s second to none, exceeding industry standards with EMV and PCI PTS 3.X to safeguard sensitive data. Provides end-to-end encryption with VeriShield Total Protect secured by RSA, to maximise protection against fraud and misuse. Landed smart card reader delivers incredible reliability for hundreds of thousands of insertions, and keypad withstands more than one million key presses.

The VX820 provides extraordinary ease and convenience with its good looking, sleek, silver and ergonomic design is not only highly attractive, but also provides for easy handling. The high-resolution, 3.5″ colour display, one of the largest on a handover device, ensures terrific readability and better branding opportunities. Illuminating, blue backlit keypad and intuitive card handling make the device pleasing to look at and lead to fewer consumer errors.

Here’s the techie run down, blazing fast 400 MHz ARM 11 processor and 160 MB of memory enable merchants to simultaneously run more applications that makes short work of transactions. Up to of 500 MB of memory is available to offer almost limitless capacity for value-added applications. Display of 240×320 pixel colour TFT (QVGA) supports up to 26 lines x 26 characters. Supports SSL v3.0, 3DES encryption, Master/Session and DUKPT key management; VeriShield file authentication; PCI PTS 3.X approved.


PCI DSS compliance requires any organisation that transmits, processes, or stores data that contains payment card information to protect the privacy and confidentiality of that data. In addition to retailers, the PCI DSS standards affect financial institutions, healthcare providers, transportation service providers, the food and hospitality industry, and payment service providers, among many others.

The 12 broad requirements can be grouped into six key areas: building and maintaining a secure network; protecting cardholder data; maintaining a vulnerability management program; implementing strong access control measures; regularly monitor and testing networks; and maintaining an information security policy.


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