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3M Library Systems receives Payment Application Data Security Standard Validation

Press Release: 3M Library Systems [August 14, 2014]

St. Paul, Minn. August 14, 2014 Today 3M Library Systems sets the library industry security standard by becoming Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) validated for fines and fees collection.

The extensive process to become PA-DSS validated includes a thorough analysis of 3M's SelfPay software, regression testing and potential data security risks. The rigorous security policies and procedures implemented by 3M's software developers, business managers and technical managers ensure data is appropriately handled to meet all certification requirements.

"Protecting our customers and their patrons' information is a top priority for 3M, and the PA-DSS validation is further evidence of that," said Matt Tempelis, 3M Library Systems Global Business Leader. "Our expanded fines and fees processing solutions were created specifically for the library market, and offer unique solutions to help make libraries more successful while keeping security top-of-mind."

While 3M Library Systems has always utilized the PA-DSS validated First Data ICVERIFY Software for credit card payment collection at the SelfCheck kiosk, the new PA-DSS validated 3M payment application adds another layer of security for cardholder data.

"As security experts dealing with individuals' personal information, we approach certification for payment processing with the utmost care," said Steve Kerns, NetSPI Security Team Lead. "The independent validation assessment conducted for 3M's fines and fees collection demonstrated 3M's compliance with the full PA-DSS requirements."

Other fines and fees collection options for 3M SelfCheck customers in the U.S. include the recently announced integration with Comprise Technologies' Smart Terminal Payment System, and a cash and coin collection system.

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3M and Cloud Library are trademarks of 3M Company. Used under license in Canada.

First Data is a trademark of First Data Corporation.

Comprise, Smart Terminal and SmartPay are trademarks of Comprise Technologies, Inc. Used under license in United States of America.

About 3M Library Systems

The global leader in library innovation for more than 40 years, 3M is committed to helping libraries connect with the diverse and rapidly evolving communities they serve. 3M's digital lending, security, and productivity solutions give librarians the flexibility to spend more time doing what they do best helping people. Visit and follow us on Twitter (@3MLibrary) and Facebook.

About 3M

3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $31 billion in sales, 3M employs 89,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 70 countries. For more information, visit or follow @3MNews on Twitter.

About NetSPI

Founded in 2001, NetSPI is a Minneapolis-based security assessment and security program development company that helps organizations reduce risk and ensure compliance. NetSPI combines industry expertise with proprietary technology solutions to provide on-going risk, compliance, and security management capabilities for its clients. For more information, please visit

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Publication Year:2014
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:August 14, 2014
Publisher:3M Library Systems
Company: 3M Library Systems
Record Number:19625
Last Update:2023-11-22 02:14:01
Date Created:2014-08-14 11:10:34