LARKSPUR, CA and ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - August 25, 2009) - Central Payment Corp (CPC) has selected ControlScan ( to provide Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance services to its merchant portfolio. ControlScan is the leading provider of PCI compliance and security solutions to small businesses.

PCI DSS is the payment card industry security requirement for all entities that store, process or transmit cardholder data, and has been endorsed by several major card brands -- Visa, Inc., MasterCard Worldwide, Discover Network, American Express and JCB.

"We have always valued the importance of security and the necessity of compliance. Working with ControlScan will allow us to facilitate compliance to our merchant base while having a program that is not only easy for us to implement, but more importantly easy for our merchants to use," said Matthew Hyman, Managing Partner, Central Payment Corp.

CPC merchants will now have access to ControlScan's PCI 1-2-3 compliance solution, available online via a web-based merchant portal called, which provides merchants with the leading tools and support necessary to analyze, remediate and validate PCI compliance, including:

--  PCI 1-2-3 Self Assessment Questionnaire
--  PCI 1-2-3 Vulnerability Scanning
--  PCI 1-2-3 Security Policy Builder

"We are pleased and look forward to a long-term partnership with CPC," said Jethro Felton, Executive Vice President of Sales and Business Development, ControlScan. "By utilizing ControlScan's PCI 1-2-3 compliance solution as part of their overall offering, CPC will help their merchant community become more secure and meet all regulatory requirements in protecting cardholder data."

About Central Payment Corporation

Central Payment Corp is a leading provider of transaction processing services. As one of the fastest growing payment processors in the country, the company is committed to personal service, competitive pricing and solutions to help businesses grow and become more profitable. Headquartered in Marin County, California, CPC provides credit card processing and a host of other electronic payment solutions to more than 30,000 small, medium and large businesses across the United States. For additional information, please call 415-462-8335 x7115 or visit

About PCI Compliance Provider, ControlScan

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, ControlScan is the leading provider of Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance and security solutions designed exclusively for small- to medium-sized e-commerce and retail merchants. ControlScan provides easy-to-use Web-based security solutions and a personal level of service that make it easy and cost-effective for these businesses to analyze, remediate and validate compliance. ControlScan is the solution of choice for small merchants and acquirers because it offers security solutions that are built specifically with the small merchant in mind, a personal level of service and the best results. Acquirers and other merchant service providers rely on ControlScan to manage PCI compliance programs for their entire merchant portfolios to ensure maximum compliance rates. For more information about ControlScan call 1-800-825-3301 or visit

Contact Information: Contacts: ControlScan, Inc. Heather Varian Foster 678-279-2644