Business Case PCI

PCI DSS – Easy Implementation of Remote Access 2FA in Complex IT infrastructure.

Business Needs

A large hospitality organization with a complex IT infrastructure supporting several entities had to implement a two factor authentication solution to meet the PCI-DSS requirements for remote access.


The organization selected and implemented the StoredSafe two factor authentication solution in less than a month to 100 users and achieved PCI DSS compliance related to the specific requirements for remote access. The organization selected StoredSafe solution due to its easy integration with the current IT infrastructure and authentication solution (Active Directory). In addition, the solution provided an enhanced security level for the organization as a whole by enhancing the authentication and control for all external parties and IT department users with critical privileges.

Key Benefits

  • Easily integrated and deployed into the current IT infrastructure
  • Quick implementation time
  • Highly secure solution
  • Low investment and maintenance
  • Scalable to several thousand users
  • Easy to use
  • PCI DSS compliance

Cost per month (100 users)

Assurance level 2FA StoredSafe (100 users) Per month
AAA+ Redundant appliance, HSM included. Can be on-prem or hosted service. $840
AAA Single appliance, HSM included. Can be on-prem or hosted service. $740
AA Not currently available as a service. N/A
A Single Virtual appliance, SoftHSM. On-prem only. $520

Additional users is $4 per user and month, up to 500 users.

Additional users

Number of users Per user & month
1 to 499 users in total $4
500 to 999 users in total $3
1000 users or more $2