Fisher Parking & Security, Inc. QIR Certification

Kansas City, Missouri  – October 27, 2016 — Fisher Parking & Security, Inc.  (FISHER) has obtained certification under the PCI Security Standards Council’s Qualified Integrators and Resellers (QIR) program. The certification establishes that FISHER shall consistently adhere to current best practices under the PCI Data Security Standard, protecting the important financial data that passes through the systems the company installs.

QIR Summary from VISA: As part of a broader effort to mitigate small merchant breaches, Visa Payment System Risk established new data security program requirements for U.S. and Canadian acquirers. Visa announced the new mandates for acquirers on October29, 2015 via the Visa Business News. To provide acquirers and merchants with additional time to adhere with program requirements, Visa is adjusting compliance deadlines as follows:

  • (NEW) Effective 31 March 2016, acquirers must communicate to all Level 4 merchants that beginning January31, 2017, they must use only Payment Card Industry (PCI)-certified Qualified Integrators and Reseller(QIR) professionals for point-of-sale (POS) application and terminal installation and integration.
  • Effective January 31, 2017, acquirers must ensure that Level 4 merchants using third parties for POS application and terminal installation and integration engage only PCI QIR professionals.

“I am extremely excited to announce that we have obtained the universally respected QIR certification from the PCI Security Standards Council,” says Fisher Parking & Security, Inc. Vice-President Jay O’Brien, “This is another important step for FISHER and our clients; it reflects our commitment and our dedication to providing elite payment platforms to suit our clients’ needs and best interests both short and long term. We are confident this certification will give our clients’ the peace of mind needed in an ever-changing PCI environment.”

By acquiring the certification, Fisher Parking & Security, Inc. becomes recognized as especially capable of assisting clients in protecting themselves from system compromises and other events that could endanger the security of payment card information. As a top-tier supplier and installer of systems tailored to the parking industry, like TIBA Parking, LLC’s SmartPark; FISHER consistently works with our clients to arrive at automated parking payment solutions that best suit their needs and protect the data of their customers.


Fisher Parking & Security, Inc. is a 30+ year regional company based in the mid-West. With offices in St. Louis, MO, Kansas City, MO and Denver, CO we successfully deliver advanced TIBA Parking, LLC. solutions and others to the states of Missouri, Kansas, Colorado and Nebraska. Learn more about us by visiting our website on the following link.

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About PCI security Standards Council:

The PCI Security Standards Council is a global open body formed to develop, enhance, disseminate and assist with the understanding of security standards for payment account security.

The Council maintains, evolves, and promotes the Payment Card Industry Security Standards. It also provides critical tools needed for implementation of the standards such as assessment and scanning qualifications, self-assessment questionnaires, training and education, and product certification programs.