CDE Partners With Bluefin

Bluefin became the first North American company to receive PCI validation for a P2PE solution in March 2014 and today offers P2PE products for retail, mobile, kiosk, and call center environments.

CDE is now Bluefin’s newest P2PE Key Injection Facility (KIF)

January 18, 2016 – Atlanta, GA – CDE is a total POS solutions company that has grown to become leader in the industry over 25 years.  Since 1989, the business has grown and expanded exponentially.  Now a leader in the POS solutions sector of the payments industry, CDE is proud to announce their new partnership with Bluefin Payment Systems.  CDE will join Bluefin’s list of P2PE Key Injection Facilities (KIFs) for the company’s PCI-validated P2PE devices and provide deployment services to Bluefin clients and partners.

Bluefin became the first North-American based company to receive PCI validation for a P2PE solution in March 2014 and today offers P2PE products for retail, mobile, kiosk/unattended, and call center environments.

P2PE solutions validated by the PCI Security Standards Council are vetted by a third party and adhere to rigorous key injection, chain of custody, device management, and hardware decryption standards.

“PCI-validated P2PE is predicated on injection of the P2PE keys done only in certified facilities and decryption done only in off-site hardware security modules (HSMs),” said Ruston Miles, Chief Innovation Officer, Bluefin. “Having an industry-leading partner like CDE Services is integral to our business of providing P2PE devices in a timely and effective manner. We are excited to begin working with CDE Services on P2PE.”

CDE specializes in POS inventory procurement and asset management, deployment and retrieval, encryption, and repair.  The company serves a wide range of ISO’s, processors, and merchants; and is continuously improving their operations and service.  CDE also continues to extend their service and product offerings.  With devices from Ingenico, Verifone, Magtek, and ID Tech, CDE works with partners in a number of different industries.

“We are very pleased to partner with Bluefin and provide services including encryption to their growing list of P2PE clients,” said Randy Siebold, VP of Business Development, CDE Services. “We see enormous value in the management and distribution of PCI-validated P2PE devices for Bluefin, as they are still one of only four providers of PCI-validated P2PE in North America and we are thrilled they have selected us to help facilitate their significant growth.”

About CDE

CDE Services is an industry leader in total POS solutions with over 25 years of experience providing services to a wide variety of ISO’s, processors, and merchants. CDE is a TR-39 audited encryption service organization (ESO) providing POS device encryption, equipment management services, and new equipment sales. CDE Services aims to eliminate the struggles of obtaining, housing, and maintaining POS equipment that is critical to operating and growing successful businesses. CDE works with the industry’s top manufacturers to provide a range of payment processing terminals, parts, and accessories.  For more information, visit

About Bluefin Payment Systems

Bluefin Payment Systems is the leading provider of secure payment technology for retailers, enterprises and small to medium-sized businesses worldwide. Bluefin specializes in PCI-validated Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) integrated and stand-alone solutions for retail, mobile, call center and kiosk/unattended environments, and secure Ecommerce technologies including transparent redirect and tokenization. Bluefin is a Participating Organization (PO) of the PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) and is headquartered in Atlanta, with offices in New York, Chicago, Tulsa and Waterford, Ireland. For more information, please visit

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