Forte Payment Systems (formerly ACH Direct) is a full service payment processing company that features a wide variety of e-commerce solutions that allow our customers to process ACH transactions in a fully NACHA and Reg. E compliant manner while exceeding requirements for data security, verification, authentication and notification. Forte Payment Systems' staff include multiple AAP certified members and actively participates in the working groups and rules formation process for the ACH network. This active participation allows us to provide the latest information to our customers and to craft our solutions to meet the evolving requirements of the ACH Network. Forte Payment Systems' policies, procedures and data security are audited annually by a third party auditor from NACHA’s regional association as part of our NACHA compliance program.
Forte Payment Systems is also a PCI compliant solution provider and is certified for the highest level (Level 1) achievable and listed on Visa’s website for certified service providers:
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The requirements needed to satisfy PCI security audits are listed here: https://www.pcisecuritystandards.org/security_standards/pci_dss.shtml