Convio Gets PCI Certification

Austin-based Convio, a provider of customer relationship management software for the nonprofit sector, announced this morning that the firm has been validated compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). PCI DSS is the voluntary security standard being required of vendors who accept and store credit card data. According to Convio, the firm was audited by Trustwave, and provided it with Level 1 compliance. Level 1 compliance is the highest level of PCI DSS compliance, required of the vendors with the highest volume of transactions. Convio's software is used by nonprofits to manage their operations, fundraising, email marketing, and more.