Google Cloud Platform Attains PCI Validation

by Michael Misasi 0

Google recently announced that its Google Cloud Platform hasbeen validated for compliance with Payment Card Industry Data SecurityStandards (PCI-DSS). This means that Google can participate in the fast growingfield of cloud-based payment applications. Cloud services offered by Amazon andMicrosoft are already PCI compliant.

As part of the release, Google announced WePay as one of itsdevelopers.

From the Google blog:

“Google Cloud Platform will enable WePay to process ourpartners’ transactions in a fully scalable, highly available environment withrobust security features,” said David Nye, Director of DevOps at WePay.”The new PCI DSS certification that Google Cloud Platform has achieved enablesWePay to dynamically grow our infrastructure as fast as our business and ourpartners’ businesses demand.”


Overview by Michael Misasi, Analyst, Credit Advisory Service for Mercator Advisory Group

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