Visa pulled Heartland Payment Systems and RBS WorldPay from its list of PCI compliant service providers, placing the two on probation until they close the holes that led to the massive data breaches reported in January and December.  Both continue to serve as processors in the Visa system.

“Heartland and RBS WorldPay are actively working on revalidation of PCI DSS compliance using a Qualified Security Assessor. Visa will consider re-listing both organizations following their submissions of their PCI DSS reports on compliance,” Visa said in a written statement.

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